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Content posted in August 2013
Good Robot Gets All the Blame
Sherlock Ohms 
8/30/2013  30 comments
You can't blame the robot if the parts it receives are misfed.
Fuse Holder Follies
Sherlock Ohms 
8/29/2013  17 comments
Sometimes it's the least important component that messes up the device.
Ground Is Not Ground the World Around
Sherlock Ohms 
8/27/2013  15 comments
Not all grounds are the same. That can be a problem if they're supposed to be connected but they're not.
The Case of the Confused Customer
Sherlock Ohms 
8/23/2013  48 comments
In this case, the customer was very confused about the product's problems.
Earth Station Stopped by Lightning
Sherlock Ohms 
8/21/2013  15 comments
A lightning strike took out the Earth Station in Africa. Fixing it took brainpower and ingenuity.
Naming Rights to the Factory Solution
Sherlock Ohms 
8/19/2013  17 comments
Sometimes figuring out what vendor's product is failing is half the solution.
A Case of Rotordynamics Satisfaction
Sherlock Ohms 
8/16/2013  5 comments
Getting the rotordynamics right makes all the difference in high-speed rotor design.
Flickering Lights Lighten at Load Time
Sherlock Ohms 
8/15/2013  9 comments
Sometimes the electrical problem takes care of itself, even after you call in the fix.
Bad Timing Made a Bad Robot
Sherlock Ohms 
8/12/2013  19 comments
The robot can't deliver its expertise if it's scheduled to miss its weld.
The Failed Fuse Fooled Me
Sherlock Ohms 
8/7/2013  22 comments
When checking the truck's wiring system for a faulty brake light, the first guess turned out to be correct -- after trying everything else.
Out-Thinking the Plant’s HMI Alarms & Personnel
Sherlock Ohms 
8/6/2013  10 comments
Sometimes you have to program-in fake alarms in order to keep control engineers from changing settings.




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