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    Tag: troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting with the Oscilloscope

    There is no signal waveform on the screen when collecting signals?
    1. Check whether the detector is normally connected to the signal wire.
    2. Check whether the signal wire is normally connected to the BNC (namely channel connector).
    3. Check whether the detector is normally connected with the object under measurement.
    4. Check whether the object under measurement produces a signal (Signal channel can be connected with the fault channel to find out the fault).
    5. Collect the signal again.
    6. Check the state of the trigger mode.

    Solenoid Valve Troubleshooting

    Solenoid valve is a basic component of automation to control the fluid, which widely applied both in the industry and in our daily life. Now and then, this small valve encounters some problems, which further affects the normal operation of the whole equipment. So, it would be better to learn some common problems of solenoid valve and know how to trouble shoot them. Here are some common problems occurring with solenoid valves for your reference.

    • Solenoid valve doesn’t work after energized.
    • The valve cannot be closed.
    • There is a leakage inside or outside the solenoid valve.
    • There is a noise after the valve power on.
    Troubleshooting Three Phase Induction Motors

    Troubles with the induction motors are generally divided into two categories. One is the electrical faults, such as the various faults of switches, buttons, fuses, electric brushes, stator winding, rotor, starting equipment and so on. The other is the mechanical problems, such as the problems of the bearing, fan blade, motor frame, coupling, end bell, bearing cover, spindle and so on.
    Once the induction motor has any problem, there might be some abnormal phenomena, for instance, the rising temperature, over current, vibration and abnormal noise and so on. Therefore, learn about these phenomena, find out the cause, and then troubleshoot it. The following is some common faults and troubleshooting method of three-phase induction motors for your reference.

    Contactor Troubleshooting Guide

    Short circuit of the contactor
    Possible causes of the fault:

    • The contactor works in the environment of damp, dust, steam, or corrosive gases.
    • The arc chute damages or falls, load short leads to the contact short of the contactor.
    • Incorrect operation of the positive and reverse contactor, as well as unreliable interlocking, make two contactors to pull in at a same time when reversing.

    Maintenance method:

    1. Improve the working environment and keep clean.
    2. Match an arc-extinguishing equipment again.
    3. Handle the load short failure.
    4. Recheck the contactor's interlocking circuit, change the operation mode.
    Switching Power Supply Troubleshooting & Repair Guide

    When switching power supply blows a fuse, when there is no DC output or volatge output is unstable, when switching power supply has poor load capacity, how to do? Click it and then you will know how to deal with these problems as well as some repairing skills.

    Servo Drive Troubleshooting

    Servo driver is a kind of controller used to control the servo motor, which belongs to the servo system. When some problems accur as follow of a servo drive, how we should test and repair? Here are 6 tips  to maintain a servo drive.

    Stepper Motor Troubleshooting

    Stepper motors are now widely used in the industrial areas, but from time to time some problems with stepper motors occurs as follows. Aimed to these problems, there are some troubleshooting for your reference.

    1. How to control the direction of stepper motor?
    2. When stepper motor generates vibration and noise, how to do it?
    3. Why the stepper motor doesn’t rotate or move back and forth after it is powered?
    4. Why the torque of stepper motor is decreasing with the rise in rotational velocity?
    5. Why stepper motor can run normally at low velocity, but can’t start at certain higher velocity with some noise of whistler?
    6. How to prevent the power interference of stepper motor?
    How to prevent stepper motor losing step?

    Stepper motor is an open-loop control motor which transforms electric pulse signal into angular displacement or linear displacement.  However, there are some errors occuring between the actual angle stepper motor rotates and the theoretical step distance. There are some certain errors from one step to any other step, but the step number of each cycle of the stepper motor is the same. In the case of no step loss, the step error is not accumulated for a long time.
    How to prevent step loss with stepper motor as the above mentioned? First of all, we need to know why stepper motor losses step?

    1. The rotor acceleration is slower than the rotating magnetic field of the stepper motor.
    2. The average speed of the rotor is higher than the average rotating speed of the stator magnetic field.
    3. The load inertia of stepper motor is large.
    4. The stepper motor produces the resonance.
    Servo Motor Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis

    1. Servo motor does not run when the pulse is output, how to solve the problem?

    1. Monitor the current pulse output value of controller and check if pulse output indicator lamp flashes to confirm 
      that the controller has performed command pulse and has output pulse normally.
    2. Check if the control cable, power cable, encoder cable between controller and driver are matched incorrectly damaged or contacted poorly.
    3. Check if the brake of servo motor equipped with brake has been turned on.
    4. Monitor the panel of servo driver to confirm if the pulse command has been input.
    5. Run command is normal.
    6. For control mode, always choose position control mode.
    7. Check if the type of input pulse set by servo driver matches with that of command pulse.
    8. Ensure that positive side drive prohibition, negative side drive prohibition signals and deviation counter reset 
      signal are not input and the servo motor runs normally if load is removed, then check the mechanical system.
    How to deal with the problem of servo motor overheating?

    As the executive element of mechanical equipment, servo motor is used widely in servo system. When using servo motor, there is a phonomena of overheating when working. As you are not familiar with the principle and structure of servo motor, how to judge whether the heating value is normal or not? And how to reduce the heating value of servo motor?

    How to solve the problem of stepper motor overheating

    One of the most significant advantages of stepper motor is that it can be controlled accurately in open loop system because the rotor position can be determined only by tracking the input step pulse, but overheating problem occurs easily in stepper motor, so how to solve this problem if such condition occurs?