Introduction to Programmable Logic Control (PLC)
Course Number 332 - 3 Days
An excellent practical introduction to PLC’s, this course includes instruction in safety, programming, editing and on-line control. Instruction takes place both in the classroom and in SETA’s fully equipped workshop.
This course is ideally suited to those with little or no PLC experience.
- Safety relevant to the use of Programmable Logic Control: - general electrical safety; use of master control relay; fail-safe circuits
- Advantages over hard-wired systems
- Physical capabilities of PLC’s:- program format; internal functions; input/output capacities; symbols; logic
- Determining programming requirements: - determining correct sequence of operations; identifying and assigning required inputs/outputs
- Programming:- instruction in hand held and P.C. methods using Windows based Mitsubishi programmes, FXGP/WIN and GX-Developer FX version
- Editing programs:- instruction and practice in editing PLC programs to include inserting and deleting instructions and altering timer and counter values On-line control: - monitoring simple logic programs; forcing external input/output addresses
- Reduction in down-time
- Better use of capital equipment
- Increased flexibility
9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
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