Recently, I was working with a client that was using TwinCAT 3 and Beckhoff drives to control machinery. One night, as they were running this machine, the drive faulted. Without any diagnostic message visible on the HMI, they were completely in the dark as to why the drive failed.
Typically, as a programmer, I'll diagnose this by opening up Drive Manager and taking a look at the diagnostic message.
As this is useful information for an operator to see, this led m...
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