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January 2013

Announcement: Delta PLC and HMI new software release

Complete PLC and HMI software update ready for your computers!
All the announcements with the new stuff are compressed together with the software in the same .zip
So you don’t need to download separatelly.

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Furthermore, be aware that we got all the announcements of the year in the following FTP folder
DVP Technical announcements-BU
HMI Technical announcements-BU

This are the new versions to be tested in our FTP:
DOPSoft v1.01.04
WPLSoft v2.33
PMSoft v2.08
ISPSoft v2.01.02
COMMGR v1.02
Delta DVP Suite

Or you can download from our webstie as always
DVP Software
HMI Software

Enjoy and let us know your opinion!

Successful Aplication: C2000 for Injection Molding Machine

Injection Molding machines is a quite common application, because of that, Delta develop several solution depending on the different type of injection moldign machine.

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In frirst place, we develop specific solution for this application called HES
This system provides precise pressure and flow controls, with our Delta key point in power: The energy savings.
In this moments, this product is under field test in Asia, and really soon on the rest of the world!
But If you want to take a look over our technology, check the below presentation

HES Techology

But for standard systems we got another solution.
Probably many of you already hear about our new C2000 Delta Inverter series, and possibly many of you already work with it in some application.
So this is one of the multiple ways to squeeze the capabilities of this versatile product.

Hybrid System based on C2000

The keypoint in this system is use the internal PLC and the PG card (encoder feedback) of C2000 to create a standalone control system able to adjust itself without any extra controller.
On the below links you will find the parameter configuration and PLC program to beable to test by yourselves.

Parameter configuration & PLC program

And to have full explanation of the application, don´t hesitate to download the following presentation.

C2000 for Injection Molding Machine

Don´t hesitate to test with your Injection molding machines customers!
And let us know your results

Succesful Application: DVP20PM + DOPB-PS and G-Code download feature

Today, were going to talk about motion control.
There´s a PLC not released in many countries, but capable to manage up to 3 axis using step and direction control, is called DVP20PM or PM series.

20070817-20PM

This PLC needs special software called PMSoft, available on the web for free, as always.
This software a part from be able to program DVP20PM, it have the capability to work with G-Code files

PM-Soft Software

The G-Code files are a codified files that transform a Autocad file into a motion control trajectories, making the programming of motion control systems really easy.
Thanks to that codification, you can cut a difficult wood profile for example, designed previously using Autocad, and avoiding the hard PLC programming work to the engineer.

The problem that customer use to have with DVP20PM is when customer want to change the cutting profile of their product, because in that occasions, the Computer is needed, and not always our customer have a computer on the machine, isn’t it!

G-Code DVP20PM Download

Here, is where appears our new DOP-PS models, already available in EMEA region.
With this HMI´s your customer have the capability to change the G-Code profile only with one USB disk, following the next process:
1. Create Autocad File
2. Transform to G-Code and copy to USB disk
3. Connect the USB Disk to the DOPB-PS and download it to the 20PM
4. Run the program!

According to that, our HMI team prepares for us the complete following example where we´re going to cut an Scorpion picture profile into our 20PM.

You can download the HMI and PLC programs, and a nice pdf detailed explanation of how they create this application in our FTP Delta application guide folder

DVP20PM + DOPB-PS and G-Code download feature example

As you should understand this really simple kind of CNC tool could be applied to many kind of applications, from Wood cutting, plasma, or gluing, to stone grinding or even metal cutting!
Don´t hesitate to share your experiences with us.

And really soon same functionality to DVP10MC the future CANopen motion controller from Delta!

Successful Applications: Barcode Reader with USB Interface

Many of you ask me for Barcode application.

Probably in all the factories of the world, is necessary to codify the items produced in some central computer.
And the most typical way is using barcodes, I am pretty sure that all of you already seen some.

In the past, the Barcodes readers sent the information to the computer/HMI using RS232 serial port, but obviously the interface has changed lately to USB or wireless readers.
According to that, we would like to share our experience with the following factory configuration

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On the following link you can find the technical announcement with the explanation of the program, and the program example too.
Barcode Reader with USB Interface

PLC Link (PLC to Temperature Controllers)

Happy new year 2013 for you all.
We decide to start this new ear with a new chapter of the PLC-Link series, I hope you like it!

As we see on the other chapters PLC to PLC and PLC to VFD, PLC Link is a method to easily communicate with Delta devices based on RS485 Modbus.
Because we already did it PLC and VFD, today we´ll do it with Temperature controllers.

1. Netwrok Structure:
Communication is RS485, so follow the twisted pairs recommendations when possible.
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2. DTC Configuration:
First you have to setup the communication protocol as the PLC (9600,7,E,1 ASCII)
Second, remeber to change to 1 the parameter “Communication write-in selection”

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3. PLC Software:
Step 1 -> Set up communication protocol
Step 2 -> Set the number of register to be read/write (Check manual to understand the D1436 and D1452 special register meaning).
Step 4 -> Select the registers to be read/write (H4700 = Present Value; H4701 = Set Value)
Check the following Table for DTA and DTB
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For DTC or DTD jus follow the DTC manual table
Step 5 -> Enable PLC-Link

Do not hesitate to download the below examples
PLC LINK COM2 (PLC – DTC) and PLC LINK COM2 (PLC – DTA).dvp (Tested by DDC Automation)

Special Thanks to DDC Automation from UK for this example
Let us know your experience

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