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Acquire must be in Config mode to perform these steps.
The Valve Properties window will be displayed:
The Field List window will be displayed:
The valve position field should return one of these values:
|Bit 3||Bit 2||Bit 1||Bit 0||Icon||Status||Word Value|
Tip: The valve status can come from the flow computer or a PLC.
The Valve Position Flowcomputer Field will be added to the list:
The Field List window will be displayed again:
The Open Flowcomputer Field will be added to the list:
The cell will become editable.
In the example above, Acquire will send a value of “1″ to the “Scratchpad One-shot (2Sec) Point #01″ field when the valve’s ‘Open’ button is clicked on the P&ID.
The list will be completed as follows:
The P&ID will be displayed with the valve status shown:
Acquire uses the following colors for valve statuses by default:
The valve status colors can be changed in Server Preferences. See the ‘Changing the Valve Colors’ section for more details.
The valve status will be updated automatically and flow through the pipeline will be shown if flow is possible. For more information about how the P&ID flows see the ‘Setting Up Flow’ section.