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VFDs for Maintenance Technicians

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Bring a trainer to your location to deliver this class for groups of 5 or more.

Summary

This 2-day class is designed for technicians in the field responsible for installing, programming, troubleshooting, and retrofitting electric motor drives.

Workshop Description/Agenda

This 2-day class is designed for technicians in the field responsible for installing, programming, troubleshooting, and retrofitting electric motor drives. This industry-leading resource begins with electric motor principles, power requirements, and control methods and focuses on the safe operation, installation, startup, and troubleshooting of electric motor drives.

This class is 75% Hands-On. Over 30 hands on lab projects.

We use custom training equipment made to be just like the equipment on the floor. One work station for 2 students. Maximum of 10 students per class.

We use Allen Bradley PowerFlex 525 Drives for this class.

Course Topics And Objectives

  • Describe the advantages of using sol- id-state switching.
  • Explain how heat affects solid-state switches.
  • Describe resistors and capacitors.
  • List the different types of semiconductor devices used in electric motor drives.
  • Describe integrated power modules.
  • Explain how to prevent electrostatic dis- charge from damaging electronic components.
  • Describe the function of the three main sections of an electric motor drive.
  • Explain how pulse width modulation (PWM) is used to control a motor.
  • Describe AC drives.
  • List the considerations that need to be addressed when installing an electric motor drive.
  • Explain how poor power quality affects electric motor drives.
  • List the factors that must be considered when installing an electric motor drive.
  • Describe electric motor drive wiring.
  • Discuss the importance of parameters.
  • Describe different electric motor drive programming devices.
  • List programming features that are included in basic parameters.
  • List programming features that are included in advanced parameters.
  • Describe the process of performing an initial check on an electric motor drive.
  • Describe the process of performing a secondary check on an electric motor drive.
  • Describe the process of performing a final check on an electric motor drive.
  • Hands-on lab projects
  • Safe Torque Off
  • Setup for ethernet
  • Network configurations
  • CCW software programming
  • Setting up drive for the following applications:
    • Conveyor
    • Mixer
    • Compressor
    • Centrifugal Pump
    • Blower/Fan
    • Extruder

Over 30 Hands On Lab Projects

Who Should Attend

  • Energy management personnel
  • Apprentice and experienced HVAC technicians
  • IT Technicians
  • Fire Alarm Technicians
  • Electricians
  • Multi-craft personnel
  • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
  • Building engineers
  • Building managers & superintendents
  • Plant & facility managers
  • Stationary engineers
  • Anyone who needs cross-training on VFDs

This Course Is Available To Be Delivered On-Site At Your Location

On-Site Training

  • We offer onsite training at your facility.
  • We can provide the same courses as we offer in public seminars. We can even design courses especially to meet your needs.

Advantages Of On-Site Training

  • Modify the content to your specific needs
  • Protect company privacy
  • Workers remain on site in case of an emergency
  • Saves time and travel costs
  • Instructors can discuss your specific equipment
  • Problems can be openly discussed
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Increased price savings as the groups get larger
  • Promote teamwork & camaraderie among workers
  • More comfortable learning environment

Who Should Attend

Anyone who needs cross-training on VFD's

Additional Information

Training Provider: Troubleshooting Boot Camps

Course Topics: Industrial Training Training > Electrical

Training Course Summary: This 2-day class is designed for technicians in the field responsible for installing, programming, troubleshooting, and retrofitting electric motor drives.

Live Seminar Dates/Locations

JUL 20-21    IN  ANCHORAGE, AK
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