Maintenance Training: PLC Training

presented by Business Industrial Network
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Bring a trainer to your location to deliver this class for groups of 10 or more.

Course Description

At this seminar we will give every attendee our RSlogix 5000 training software for free, to continue their education after the seminar is over!

Business Industrial Network will be hosting the best Allen-Bradley RSLogix training your maintenance and engineering personnel can get. How? Business Industrial Network will provide their leading expert on Allen- Bradley™ Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) troubleshooting as your instructor. (1.6 CEU)

This three day seminar is based on the same onsite customized PLC 5® SLC 500® PLC training course used to reduce downtime in FDA regulated manufactures, Government Facilities and Fortune 500 companies through out the United States. This PLC course is not just text book PLC instructions, but practical knowledge and case examples based on years of experience.

This PLC course will offer information your people will actually use out on the shop floor. A crash course in how to reduce downtime while working with Allen-Bradley's RsLogix PLC 5 and SLC 500 software. The 3rd day of this seminar is our "Commissioning PLC and writing a best practice PLC programfrom scratch".

What You Will Learn

To offer you the greatest return on your PLC training investment this seminar is focused on ...

  • Troubleshooting
  • Reducing Downtime
  • Safe and Reliable Procedures
  • Industrial Network Security
  • No Sales, Unbiased PLC Training
  • Class Size 10, Greater Knowledge Transfer
  • Continuing Self Education

The instructor for this seminar will be Donald B. Fitchett, who has not only been teaching about PLCs for over two decades, but has designed and implemented world class training programs around the world. Don will also bring to this seminar his  expertise on the true cost of downtime to stress the importance of quick reliable troubleshooting. Instructors will roam the class helping all attendees with the course outline and hands on application.

Workshop Agenda

PLC Training Courses - curriculum...

  • Basic use RSLogix™ Software
    • Starting RSLinx ™ and RSLogix ™
    • PC to PLC Communications
    • Working efficiently with tool bars
    • On Line and Off Line Operation
    • Quickly compare PLC program copies
    • Communicating with the PLC
    • Burning the EPROM
    • Find your way around in large PLC programs
    • Using RsLogix ™ as your second troubleshooting partner
    • Forces Enabled/Disabled safely
    • Data files and subroutines
    • How to find your own answers using software
    • Questions answered
  • PLC Ladder Logic
    • Is it normally open or normally closed?
    • A basic rung of logic
    • Instruction types
    • MCR, JSR and basic structure of a PLC program
    • Adjusting Timers and Counters
    • What is integers, binary, floating point data memory areas.
    • Symbols (tags) and rung descriptions
    • Searching ladder logic
    • Understanding scan cycles
  • Standard Operating Practices (SOP)
    • Backing up your PLC programs
    • Reliable operating procedures
    • EPROM for zero downtime
    • Documenting change
    • Safety while troubleshooting
    • File Management
    • Downloading and Uploading
  • Troubleshoot Actual Problems
    • Basic troubleshooting theory
    • The most common problems
    • Relating your PLC program to the real world
    • Tracing and monitoring input and outputs
    • How to recover quickly from lightning and other power problems
    • Actual troubleshooting exercise
  • PLC Programming
    • Commissioning (setup) new PLC
    • Best-practices programming
    • Write your own PLC program
    • Tools and way to grow your PLC programming experience
  • PLC Security
    • PLC security overview
    • Network classroom PLCs
    • Best-practices industrial network security
    • PLC/SCADA security tips and tricks
  • PAC Training Introduction
    • PAC and PLC architecture difference
    • PAC Tags

How You Will Benefit

What you will receive in these PLC training courses ...

  • World Class PLC Training
  • Hands On Experience
  • Classroom Handouts
  • A copy of the Power Point
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Follow up support by email
  • A PLC Training Simulation CD
  • Challenge workshop attendees receive more advanced programming examples
  • The confidence to continue to learn and more.

Who Should Attend

Facilities Management personnel

Additional Information

Training Provider: Business Industrial Network

Course Topics: Industrial Training > Facilities Management

Training Course Summary: Real world hands-on PLC training using Allen Bradley PLC and RSLogix

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