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Manufacturing Technology Race - Leveling the Playing Field
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Using Ethernet technology to optimise PLC networks
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Traditional fieldbus networks were - and some still are - isolated... MORE
Time to Upgrade Dated Industrial Operating Systems
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Working with a dated operating system or updating the operating system can cause issues with I/O drivers,... MORE
NEWSin Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) & Automation Controllers (PAC)
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On-line training Program includes a 20-Course eTraining Program on Electrical and Motor Controls (EMC) and a 17-session course on Programmable... MORE
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Hands-On PLC Training Workshop (PLC: Programmable Logic Controllers). Start with basics move on to troubleshooting, then learn the foundations of good PLC programming while writing your first IEC-1131 compliant PLC program. (1.6 CEU) Free PLC, training equipment and extra training material for your continued education after you leave the seminar/workshop.
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The main objective of this WORKSHOP is to make the aspiring engineers acquainted with the conceptual as well as practical knowledge of the Industrial Automation & latest technologies being used to achieve industrial automation.
Persons successfully completing this course will be able to identify hardware components of a ControlLogix Programmable Controller System, configure and install a ControlLogix Programmable Controller System; plus much more
This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).