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Pneumatic – Electro-Pneumatics Training

$1499

Hands-On

3 Days

2.4 CEU

At the end of this seminar students will be able to:

  1. Hybrid technology of electro-pneumatics.
  2. Install, maintain and troubleshoot electro-pneumatic systems and components.
  3. Learn about the control of pneumatic actuators, latching of electrical signals, logic controls, timers, and counters.
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Need more information?     Call us at 800-922-2820

Need more information?     Call us at 800-922-2820


  • Why You should take this seminar

    Learn about the real world of the hybrid technology of electro-pneumatics. Gain the knowledge to successfully install, maintain and troubleshoot electro-pneumatic systems and components. In many instances this knowledge can create cost savings. After a brief introduction to compressed air technology, dive right into the electrical ladder diagram, components and symbols. Through hands-on exercises, learn about the control of pneumatic actuators, latching of electrical signals, logic controls, timers, and counters. All the hands-on exercises are real world applications and can be used on most of the industry’s automated equipment. Designed for engineering, maintenance, operations and management personnel who directly or indirectly encounter pneumatic power control and systems during the course of their daily functions, such as, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, buying, or specifying pneumatic power equipment.

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  • Who Should Take This Seminar

    This is a basic course, without any prerequisites, that helps you develop a solid foundation to build your troubleshooting knowledge and skills. So don’t worry if you’ll benefit from this class, because we’ve taught people at all skill levels and different backgrounds.

    People who will benefit from attending this course include:

    • Environmental health & safety personnel
    • Apprentice and experienced HVAC technicians
    • Owners & managers
    • Maintenance Technicians
    • HVAC maintenance and Repair Technicians
    • Energy management personnel
    • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
    • Building engineers
    • Building managers & superintendents
    • Plant & facility managers
    • Stationary engineers
    • Safety directors
    • Multi-craft personnel
    • Anyone who needs cross-training on Fluid Power & Hydraulic Systems
  • What You'll Learn

    Three Day Hands-On Course

    • Introduction to compressed air technology
    • Learn how to install, maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic and electro-pneumatic automation systems
    • Quickly isolate problems
    • Predict/prevent untimely failure
    • Reduce downtime
    • Control pneumatic actuators
    • Latching electrical signals
  • Seminar Description

    COURSE AGENDA
    INTRODUCTION TO PNEUMATICS

    • Principles
    • Control of pressure and flow
    • Compressed air production
    • Compressed air preparation
    • Compressed air distribution

    INTRODUCTION TO THE ELECTRIC LADDER DIAGRAM

    • History
    • Understanding

    LADDER DIAGRAMS

    • The power source
    • The rails
    • The rungs and lines
    • Arrangement of control elements
    • Load arrangements
    • Short-circuit protection
    • Tracing signals through rungs
    • Terminal strips and wire numbers

    COMPONENTS

    • Control transformer
    • Control elements and switches
    • Industrial electrical systems
    • Normally open vs. normally closed

    SOLENOID VALVES

    • Direct actuated
    • Pilot actuated
    • Electrical ratings
    • Surge suppression
    • Troubleshooting solenoid valves

    CONTROL OF ACTUATORS

    • Pilot control of actuator
    • Directional control valves
    • Ladder diagrams using relays
    • Memory control of an actuator
    • Single solenoid valves
    • Double solenoid valves
    • Automatic return
    • Actuator position sensors
    • Reed switch, magnetic field sensors, inductive sensors, capacitive sensors, optical sensors, ultrasonic sensors

    LATCHING ELECTRICAL SIGNALS

    • “Dominant on” and “Dominant off”

    LOGIC CONTROLS

    • Logic “AND” function
    • Logic “OR” function
    • Logic “NOT” function
    • Logic combination
    • Sequence control
    • Shift register control

    TIMERS

    • On-delay
    • Off-delay
    • Types of time-delay relays

    COUNTERS

    • Modes of operation
    • Programmable counters

    EMERGENCY STOPS

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    Seminar Pricing

    This course has multiple options, so check your schedule for:

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    • 3-day Lab + classroom: $1,499/ student

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    May be included with other classes or as a standalone class.
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