Category Archives: On-site stories

Delta Automation is Prepared to Assist any or all of our clients in the the wake of the Hurricanes

Graphic courtesy of NOAA Delta Automation is prepared to assist any or all of our clients that were in the path of Harvey or may be in the path of  Irma. Our stock of new and refurbished equipment is ready … Continue reading

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Consequences of Duplicate Addresses on a ModBus Plus Network

As with any addressable network, having duplicate addresses is an issue. On Modbus Plus networks, one of three things can occur. Modicon technical support disagrees on this subject but in my 30+ years of working with these networks all over … Continue reading

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Delta Automation Supports Our American Veterans

One of our employees, operations manager, Joe Sarver, put his alter-talent to good use as he lent a musical helping hand to entertain a room full of most appreciative men and women military veterans from all branches of the service … Continue reading

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Cloud Chamber Fully Operational And The Grand Opening To Unveil It Goes On As Planned Thanks To Delta Automation

Delta Automation was contacted recently by the manufacturer of a cloud chamber (a physics experiment apparatus used to study sub-atomic particles and radiation naturally occurring in air) built in Germany.   See the cloud chamber in operation at this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKur0QcLkd4Continue reading

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Heat Tracing short located with a TDR

One of Delta’s long time clients called with an unusual request inquiring if a TDR could be used to help locate a short circuit in a section of heat trace wiring.  This client has had Delta TDR its’ PLC communication … Continue reading

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How NOT to Bypass a VFD

During a recent client service visit to investigate a suspected VFD failure, our field engineers discovered a potentially deadly remedy that someone had put in place. Luckily no one was injured and no equipment was damaged. During our service visit, … Continue reading

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VFD Emergency Resulting From Flood – Critical Medical Research Facility

Pre- Thanksgiving Day Mechanical Room Flood – Delta Automation Comes to the Rescue Call it the perfect storm for not being able to provide a timely fix. It’s 3:45pm on the Wednesday before the Thanksgiving break and the emergency call … Continue reading

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Emergency Facility Chiller Soft-Start installation

Delta Automation Sales and Field Service Teams Come To The Rescue With A WEG Soft Start When a national controls contractor requested an urgently needed quote for a soft start used to control a massive chiller at Old Dominion University,  … Continue reading

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WEG Replacement Motor Reduces Noise in Pump Station

A local water treatment facility had two pump motors that were so loud when running, that the area had to be reclassified as a hearing protection area. The motors had been producing that noise since they were new.  Delta Automation was called in … Continue reading

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Replacement of the Main Supply Fan for a Large Hospital

Delta Automation has just completed the entire replacement/retrofit of a 250 horsepower VFD for the main air supply fan for a large hospitals’ HVAC system. This work had to be completed over a week-end. Beginning after normal working hours on a Friday, … Continue reading

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