Category Archives: Service stories

Article on Delta Automation in Monday, June 30th’s Metro Business section of the Richmond Times Dispatch

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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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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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700 Horses….replaced!

A few days ago, a fresh water treatment facility in the tidewater area of Virginia, had two aged 350 H.P. VFDs fail catastrophically. That left them with only an auxiliary pump and about 30% of their capacity. A call was made to … Continue reading

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An Ageing Power Supply Finally Gives Up!

Power Supply Nearing 40 Years Old, Finally Fades Away  Recently a large industrial client had Delta investigate why its’ B266 reed relay output cards had been failing. Keep in mind these output cards are almost 40 years old. Over the … Continue reading

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Dual Cable ModBus Plus Network Phantom Errors

ModBus Plus Dual Cable Phantom Errors The advantages of utilizing the dual cable capability of the Modicon Modbus Plus system are to increase and maintain system uptime and availability. The dual-redundant nature of the system is virtually invisible to the … Continue reading

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A Commentary posted on Facebook about a PLC & I/O conversion from a Happy Client!

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Converting a 984B Ladder Logic Drum Sequencer Loadable to a Quantum SCIF Function Block

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