Category Archives: Service stories

Unusual Application for an IDEC FT1A Touchscreen

A local Virginia facility engineer had an unusual, and mundane task to accomplish. In a newly completed housing building, the living quarters all are equipped with motion or occupancy sensor to increase the overall energy efficiency of the new building. … Continue reading

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City Fountain VFD Repair

Prolonged Failure Of A VFD Gets Political Attention In South Central VA Town – Situation Abated by Delta Automation Engineers And Sales Team. Delta Automation received an emergency call from water authority officials to repair a variable frequency drive (VFD) … Continue reading

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VFD Preventive Maintenance!

Several Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) were sent into Deltas’ shop for repair. The clients’ complaint for them was that they were failing with an “Overtemp” fault. This is a very common fault/failure on all brands of VFDs. With only a … Continue reading

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Machine Conversion With WEG CFW 11 & Motor

A Delta client had an aging production machine, that was in need of a total gearbox replacement or rebuild. This machine had a small 1 horsepower D.C. “pony” motor and speed controller to Jog the process during set-up and feeding, … Continue reading

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Modicon Network Certifications

From the day after Christmas on through fours days past the New Years holiday, two teams of Delta Engineers were busily working long 12+ hour days testing, repairing and certifying Modicon remote I/O and Modbus Plus networks during a plant … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Is Cyber December At Delta Automation

For the entire month of December Delta Automation is offering 25% off on all in-house shop repairs and 10% off on select motors and VFDs when you mention this notice. Hurry and save before the 2015 price increases! Call at … 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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Article on Delta Automation in Monday, June 30th’s Metro Business section of the Richmond Times Dispatch

Below is the link to the article: http://www.timesdispatch.com/business/local/metro-business/trade-names-delta-automation-repairs-small-products-in-big-machines/article_9df3953c-41d6-5152-ad3e-9d42d62af63b.html

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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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