Cutting Control_________app_15......AC Current Measurement with Load Control


Our customer has a large log saw with a log feed motor and requires to optimize efficiency of the cutting operation. The log feed motor speed is controlled by the 4-20 mA output scaled from the saw blade motor current. As the saw motor load increases above 90% load, the log feed motor slows. If the load increases above 120%, the feed motor stops. If the load increases to 150%, the saw motor stops.

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Environmental Control_ app_51......Oxygen Measurement Using a Zirconia Sensor


O2 is an important parameter to measure and control in kilns and furnaces. The diagram below shows the Tiger 320 Series DI-50 controller connected to a Zirconia O2 sensor with a built-in thermocouple. The controller calculates the O2 level from the temperature and mV level of the sensor. The result is then displayed on the controller.

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Environmental Control_ app_55......Wet and Dry Bulb Humidity Measurement and Control


Wet and dry bulb humidity measurement, using two temperature sensor probes, is perhaps the most reliable method of accurately calculating humidity for low temperature applications in industry today. Both sensors are mounted close together, with one designated the dry bulb sensor and the other the wet bulb sensor. The wet bulb is kept wet using a moistened cotton wick. The wet bulb is cooled relative to the dry bulb by heat loss due to moisture evaporation from the wet bulb wick. The rate of evaporation is dependent on the ambient temperature and humidity.

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Feed Roller Control_____app_48......Dual Load Cell Pinch Roll Feeder


Our customer has a feed roller system. They require to monitor and maintain a constant pressure between the two ends of the bottom roller to maintain a straight feed. The bearings at each end of the bottom roller are mounted on a separate load cell. The output from each load cell is connected directly into a Tiger 320 Series controller.

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Flow____________________ app_45......Flow Rate and Total Flow Measurement


Paddlewheel and turbine flow sensors are similar in operation as they rely on the energy in the flow stream to spin the rotor. The spinning rotor generates either a sinusoidal or square wave output.

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Material Control_________app_35......Melt Pressure Sensors with Shunt Calibration Option


The melt pressure of a plastic extruding or moulding process is an important parameter to measure and control. However, to obtain a reliable reading of the melt pressure requires the pressure transducer to be calibrated at the melt temperature of the plastic. For moulding machines that are used with more than one type of plastic, calibration must be performed for each type.

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Power/Energy___________app_34......Single Phase Measurement and Control


It is no longer necessary to use combinations of transducers to achieve a power measurement and control system. A Texmate Tiger 320 Series DI-503 meter, installed with a single-phase power input module, calculates and displays volts, amps, Hz, watts, watt hours, and power factor from a single-phase 2 or 3-wire voltage and current input.

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Process Control_________app_56......Manual Station


In many industrial applications it is necessary to be able to control a device manually. Often a potentiometer or rotary switch is used, but this method can be too coarse and not easily repeatable. Texmate have developed a versatile and easy-to-use selection of manual stations, using their Tiger 320 Series controller, that produce an accurate, digitally controlled and scaled 4 to 20 mA or 0 to 10 V output.

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Process Control_________app_57.....Manual / Auto Station


In many industrial applications it is necessary to be able to control a device manually. Often a potentiometer or rotary switch is used, but this method can be too coarse and not easily repeatable. Texmate have developed a versatile and easy-to-use selection of manual stations, using their Tiger 320 Series controller, that produce an accurate, digitally controlled and scaled 4 to 20 mA or 0 to 10 V output.

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