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Pneumatic – Industrial Mechanical Systems – On-Site Only

$1499

Hands-On

3 Days

2.4 CEU

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

  1. Full scope of compressed air production, preparation and distribution.
  2. Learn to apply simple gas laws and to read appropriate symbols to understand component technologies.
  3. Improve your ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic automation systems.

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  • Why You should take this seminar

    This is an introduction to the real-world of pneumatic control and power transmission. Learn the full scope of compressed air production, preparation and distribution. Learn to apply simple gas laws and to read appropriate symbols to understand component technologies. Improve your ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic automation systems.

    Clients who like this course also like our Electro-Pneumatic course to address understanding the electrical systems and automation of their Pneumatic systems.

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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

    Topics covered during this training include:

    • Quickly isolate problems
    • Predict/prevent untimely failure
    • Reduce downtime
    • Approach preventive maintenance
    • Compressed air production, preparation and distribution
    • Apply simple gas laws
    • Understand component technologies
    • Troubleshoot pneumatic automation systems
  • Seminar Description

    PNEUMATIC PRINCIPLES

    • Pneumatic power systems
    • Force, weight and mass
    • Pressure
    • Standard air and free air
    • Work and energy
    • Diffusion and dispersion
    • Separation of gases and liquids
    • Pneumatic Laws: Pascal’s Law, Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law
    • Transmission of pneumatic fluid power
    • Pneumatic leverage
    • Flow measurements
    • Air flow in pipes
    • Air viscosity
    • Bernoulli’s Principle
    • Pneumatic Power System
    • Air versus Electricity
    • Air versus Hydraulics

    AIR COMPRESSORS

    • Reciprocating piston compressors
    • Compressor construction
    • Horsepower cooling
    • Compressor lubrication
    • Non-lubricated compressors
    • Compressor control
    • Rotary compressors
    • Compressor classification
    • Vane compressors
    • Rotary screw compressors
    • Liquid ring compressor
    • Low-pressure, high-volume compressors
    • Dynamic compressors
    • Compressor selection
    • Total air requirements
    • Compressor load
    • Initial installed cost
    • Power cost
    • Reliability
    • Capacity control
    • Driver

    AFTER COOLERS AND AIR DRYERS

    • After cooler: over compression and refrigeration
    • Absorption
    • Absorption dryers
    • Flow capacity
    • Installation and maintenance
    • Water content in compressed air systems

    PNEUMATIC ACTUATORS

    • Pneumatic, linear and rotary actuators
    • Air motors
    • Single acting cylinder
    • Directional control valves
    • Cylinder mounting methods
    • Fixed centerline mountings
    • Fixed non-centerline mountings
    • Pivoted centerline mountings

    ACTING CYLINDER: 4-WAY VALVE

    • Double acting cylinder
    • Force
    • 4-way, 5-ported directional control valve

    PILOT OPERATED INDIRECT CONTROL

    • Remote control by pilot operation
    • Air pilot operated 3-way valve, spring return

    MEMORY CONTROLS

    • Double air pilot, 4-way valve

    AUTOMATIC CYLINDER RETURN VALVE: LOGIC “OR” GATE TWO PRESSURE VALVE: LOGIC “AND” GATE

    • “AND” Function—directional valves in series
    • FLOW CONTROL
    • Flow control valves
    • Elbow type flow regulators
    • Speed control

    QUICK EXHAUST COMPRESSED-AIR-DRIVEN VACUUM PUMPS

    • Venturi principle
    • Compressed-air-driven vacuum pumps
    • Evaluating vacuum pump performance
      • Vacuum level
      • Air removal rate
      • Fluid power horsepower
      • Drive power requirements
      • Drive speeds
      • Effects of temperature rise
    • Vacuum pump selection
      • Vacuum level factors
      • Maximum vacuum rating
      • System control factors
      • Temperature factors
      • Other selection factors
    • Factors
      • Open capacity rating
      • Pump-down rate
      • Other vacuum pump sizing factors
      • Drive power selection
      • Motor-mounted pumps
      • Separate-drive mechanical vacuum pumps

    TIME DELAY

    • Pneumatic time delay
    • Pneumatic timer

    PRESSURE REGULATORS SEQUENCE VALVE PNEUMATICS LAB EXERCISES

    • 3-way directional control valve manually operated
    • Operating principle of a manually operated 4-way valve, 5-ported spring return
    • Air pilot operated 4-way valve, 5-ported, spring return
    • Operating principle of a double air pilot 4-way valve
    • Limit switches
    • Shuttle valves
    • “AND” function with 3-way valve
    • Meter-in speed control/meter-out speed control
    • Quick exhaust valves
    • Alternately for “off-delay”
    • Application and function
    • Pressure sensing/sequence pressure sensing circuit
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    3-Day Hands-On Lab + Lecture: $1499 / Participant

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