Questions tagged [industrial]

Questions related to electronic circuit design in industrial environments where environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, vibration, noise are significant and require careful consideration above what would be needed in commercial settings. Includes questions on Industrial Grade parts.

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Legal for trade weighing using a PLC

We have a project where we need to weigh product material for selling to customers. This is a project installed in Europe. This is an industrial product line performing material manufacturing, ...
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What is a “current load” on a 24 V input used for?

The MAX14821 (datasheet) is a 24 V IO device that features selectable current loads for use in actuators on the inputs. What would this be used for? It's not just ...
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EMI/Y-capacitor in inverter phase outputs?

Is it good or even used practice to filter out common-mode EMI in 3-phase industrial inverter (IGBT) phase outputs using phase-to-earth Y-capacitors? High du/dt might limit the lifetime of such ...
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Low-pass digital filter for 0-10 V, 4-20 mA input

I'm looking for a little direction or recommendations in how to select and implement a low-pass filter in software as my background in signals and systems is quite weak. In particular, I'm interfacing ...
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Robust central stop in harsh conditions

There is 5 kilometers long cable with numerous (possibly many) central stop buttons in series. The cable is laid around machinery and other cabling at a production plant. The buttons are SPST-NC (...
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Has Anyone Ever Gotten a Delta DPS-400AB-5 A PSU to Work Standalone?

I got my hands on a Delta Hot-Swap Server Power Supply that's capable of 400W or 33A on the 12v rail. I've been tinkering with it for a few hours now and can't seem to find what pins are for the Pson ...
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Reading industrial magnetic length sensor (DRO)

My brother broke his LCD display on his saw, it is a simple display put on conductive silicon strip showing numbers and some status icons. They priced the replacement for about 500$, which is kind of ...