Allen Bradley 1391 AC Controller

Allen Bradley 1391 Drive Fault Code Break Down – What They Mean, Causes, How to Fix

The 1391 Series Allen Bradley drives are still in use on many machines throughout industries, especially automotive, aerospace, food production, wood products and conveyor-type systems.  A stout servo drive system, the 1391 comes in both analog and digital.  Here, we will look at the analog side, but it’s meanings are the same in digital.

Indramat power supply DIAX04

Recent Job Report #5 – Indramat HVR Power Supply Repair- DIAX04 Series

Today, we have an Indramat HVR02.2-W010N power supply in for repair. After a static check, we connect power to the unit to confirm the fault. It is then disassembled; and taken to our wash-down area for a full cleaning and bake, before we begin the repair. This unit came from a parts manufacturer in Detroit and experienced a voltage spike which burned up incoming line voltage.

Indramat HDS drive repair at Repair Zone

Top 5 Error Codes for Indramat Diax04 – HDS Drives: Descriptions and Solutions

Error codes are flashed when there is an issue with your Indramat HDS (Diaxo4) drive.  Error codes are usually 4 digit codes beginning with an E or F.  The following are the most common error codes seen on a faulty Indramat HDS drive, found on Eco-Drives as well:

Indramat HDS drive error codes and repair

Indramat HDS drive system will flash an error code when not working correctly.

#1  Code F208/UL

Description: If a servo motor or a different drive has been changed out for the original unit in the loop, due to troubleshooting or an upgrade.

Solution: This is fairly simple.  After powering up and code is registered, hitting reset on the drive and power supply, then cycle power and unit should be functional. 

Frequently checking backup batteries on HMI's is essential preventative maintenance protocol.

2 Things You Need to Do When Buying or Repairing an HMI (Human Machine Interface)

HMI repair

Maintaining an up-to-date copy of the software in your HMI can save your machine.

 

A Common Scenario When Purchasing a Machine: a conversation with a service technician from the field

Let me go over some of the common problems when purchasing a used machine. Yesterday, I was basically at a customers, they bought a machine, when they purchased the machine they thought it was in good, working condition, at least that’s what they were told.