EcoBead Safety Instruction Sheet P/N 1121624_01

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EcoBead Safety Instruction Sheet P/N 1121624_01
Instruction Sheet
P/N 1121624_01
EcoBeadt Programmer
Safety
WARNING! Failure to follow the safety messages, recommendations, and
hazard avoidance procedures provided in this document can result in
personal injury, including death, or damage to equipment or property.
Qualified Personnel
Equipment owners are responsible for making sure that Nordson equipment
is installed, operated and serviced by qualified personnel. Qualified
personnel are those employees or contractors who are trained to safely
perform their assigned tasks. They are familiar with all relevant safety rules
and regulations and are physically capable of performing their assigned
tasks.
Description
The EcoBead Programmer allows the user to connect the EcoBead Inline
Pattern Generator to a computer, allowing the user to program up to 20
custom bead patterns and modify default settings.
USB Connector
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Installation
Installation is a two-step process:
1. EcoBead software
2. EcoBead Pattern Generator device driver
NOTE: You must install the EcoBead software before installing the Pattern
Generator device driver.
NOTE: You must have user administration rights to your computer or PLC in
order to be able to install this equipment.
EcoBead Software Installation
1. Insert the EcoBead Programmer Software CD into your computer, and
then follow the instructions to complete the installation.
NOTE: If the installation program does not run automatically, open Windows
Explorer, go to the Installation CD and double-click on the file
EcoBeadProgrammerSetup.exe.
2. When done, the EcoBead Programmer appears. Close the application.
3. Proceed to the EcoBead Programmer Pattern Generator Device
Driver Installation.
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Install the EcoBead Programmer Pattern Generator Device Driver
1. Connect the EcoBead Programmer into the USB port on your computer.
The Found new Hardware wizard screen appears.
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PC
USB
Connector
Female
Connector
2. Click Next to continue.
3. Select Install the software automatically (recommended). The install
program will automatically locate and install the EcoBead Programmer
driver.
NOTE: If the system cannot locate the EcoBead Programmer device driver,
select Install from a list or specific location. Navigate to the CD drive
letter where you inserted the CD and click Next. The install program will
locate and install the EcoBead Programmer device driver.
4. Click Finish.
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Using the EcoBead Programmer
The EcoBead programmer application allows you to do the following:
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Create a new pattern program
Modify default EcoBead settings
Modify an existing pattern program
Save to either disk or to the EcoBead Pattern Generator
Open/load an existing pattern program from either a disk or from the
EcoBead Inline Pattern Generator.
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Creating/Modifying an EcoBead Pattern
1. Connect the EcoBead Inline Pattern Generator to the EcoBead
Programmer, and then connect the Programmer to your PC.
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EcoBead Inline Pattern Generator
Male
Connector
PC
Female
Connector
USB
Connector
2. Do one of the following to continue:
To create a New Pattern
Proceed to the next step
To Modify an Existing Pattern
Decide what you want to do:
Click Load from EcoBead
Click Load from Disk
3. Select the program channel and program number you want to create or
modify. For example, 1-1.
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Creating/Modifying an EcoBead Pattern
(contd)
4. Modify the default device settings for For the EcoBead Inline Pattern
Generator. Refer to the following table for item descriptions for a visual
example.
A
B
C
D
Item
Definition
A
The amount of pattern variation allowed before the device changes to “learn” mode.
Min.: 0.5%
Default: 5%
Max.: 20%
B
The minimum amount of time the applicator can be “ON” to dispense a bead within a
pattern.
Min.: 2 ms
Default: 10 ms
Max: 1000 ms
C
The number of beads in the input pattern before the pattern repeats.
Min.: 2 beads
Default: 10 beads
Max.: 1000 beads
D
The minimum amount of time the applicator can be “OFF” to create a bead within a pattern.
Min.: 2 ms
Default: 10 ms
Max.: 1000 ms
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5. Define the amount of savings for this pattern. Refer to the following table
for column descriptions.
Parameter
Description
No.
S The first digit refers to the first * on the EcoBead Inline Pattern Generator.
S The second digit refers to the second ** on the EcoBead Inline Pattern Generator.
S Together, these two digits identify the program number.
LeaderTrailer%
Enter as a percent of the input bead the length for the leading and trailing bead in a pattern.
Output ON
Pulse %
Enter as a percent of the input bead the amount of time the applicator will be “ON” to
dispense a bead within a pattern.
Saving
Enter as a percent of the input bead the total amount of adhesive savings you want for this
pattern.
Signal
Visual representation of the pattern.
NOTE: You cannot make changes in this column.
Last
Column
S A green check mark appears if the pattern works within defined parameters.
S A yellow X appears if the pattern cannot be created within defined parameters.
6. Decide where you want to save this pattern. Click Save to EcoBead or
Save to Disk. EcoBead setup files are saved with a .EDF file extension.
7. Click Exit when done.
NOTE: You cannot delete a pattern, rather just override it.
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Running a Custom EcoBead Pattern
1. Connect the EcoBead Inline Pattern Generator to your applicator.
2. Using a small screwdriver, point to the appropriate custom program
channel and program number you want to use. Custom programs range
from 1-0 to 2-9.
Issued 01/13
Original copyright date 2013. Nordson and the Nordson logo are registered trademarks of Nordson Corporation.
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