Generally speaking, your Indramat troubleshooting guide is a valuable resource. It allows you to quickly look up Indramat faults and error codes, which can lead to speedy and efficient troubleshooting. However, troubleshooting guides aren’t very helpful when it comes to some Indramat error codes, like F634 errors.
Indramat F634 Emergency-Stop
An F634 diagnostic message is only technically an error code. This is the message that results from pressing the emergency stop (or E-stop) switch. Once you press the E-stop switch, your Indramat drive stops by setting the velocity command value to zero.
An F634 diagnostic message is reported as an error, but it’s an error in the sense that turning off the engine to your vehicle is an error. That is to say, you aren’t surprised when things shutdown after you turn them off, because that’s what’s supposed to happen.
Still, the manual isn’t useful when it comes to clearing an F634 Emergency-Stop. Here’s the text from the Indramat troubleshooting guide.
- Cause: The emergency stop switch has been pressed.
- Remedy: Eliminate the malfunction that has caused the emergency switch to be actuated, and clear the error.
That’s the equivalent of saying, “You turned off your vehicle because the engine was smoking. Fix whatever it was that made your engine smoke, and you’re good to go.”
You didn’t press the E-stop for fun. You had a good reason for turning off your machinery all of a sudden. This is where professional support comes in. We specialize in Indramat motion control systems, and we can assist with Indramat repair, REMAN, or replacement.
Call 479-422-0390 for immediate support.
Even though the manual isn’t useful for F634 errors, you still need your troubleshooting guide on-hand. Troubleshooting manuals list the possible causes of a problem, along with remedial actions to clear the error.
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The troubleshooting guide can help you diagnose and clear many Indramat errors. This isn’t always the case, however. As always, you can call 479-422-0390 for troubleshooting support for any Indramat error code.