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AUTOMATED MATERIAL HANDLING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Use manual controls to move the robot Monitor the status of inputs and outputs Select and record robot positions Create a program that instructs the robot to go through a sequence of movements
AUTOMATED MATERIAL HANDLING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Run and Edit a Scorbase program Create a flow chart with branching statements Create conditional branching statements in a program Combine programs as subroutines Software: Scorbase
CNC MACHINING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Identify and locate important parts of the CNC mill Use the control program to verify cutting paths Type code to generate an NC file the CNC mill can understand. Write NC code based on product drawings.
CNC MACHINING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Define a toolpath from a given NC code. Machine a part. Create two mating CNC parts to fit together Backplot toolpaths. Software: Mastercam
ENGINEERING DESIGN OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Explain different ways to represent drawings. Understand the use of drawing planes. Use basic dimensioning and geometric relations to define a part. Create a solid part. Chamfer, fillet, and shell a solid. Use dimensioning rules to create organized and comprehensible drawings.
ENGINEERING DESIGN OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Dimension drawings in 2-D Apply geometric tolerances to a drawing. Read and understand a blueprint. Create a working drawing without the dimensions. Software: SolidWorks
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Measure resistance and test for continuity using a multimeter. Build series and parallel circuits on the breadboard. Explain the characteristics of series and parallel circuits. Understand the basic principle operations of a switch.
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Describe the concepts of NO and NC contacts. Build circuits with different types of switch configurations. Understand magnetic switches, vibrations detectors, and DIP switches. Create and test AND, OR, NOR, and NAND logic circuits. Create and test an astable 555 timer circuit.
INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Learn the difference between direct current and alternating current. Learn the basic parts of a DC motor and how it operates. Build and test a simple two-pole DC motor. Identify the hand tools and instruments used by electricians. Demonstrate the proper procedures for lockout/tagout.
INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Understand the trainer’s layout and assembly. Strip and bend wire. Use the multimeter to trace push buttons, a 3-position switch, indicator lights, and the control emergency stop button. Mount and remove a contactor. Wire a single-phase motor control circuit applying a start/stop continuous run application.
INDUSTRIAL PNEUMATICS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Understand the importance of working safely with pressurized components. Simulate pneumatic circuit operations. Build and operate a circuit diagram that requires a 3/2, normally open and closed. Build and operate a circuit diagram that requires a double-acting cylinder. Build and operate a circuit diagram that requires a 5/2-way valve, with selection switch.
INDUSTRIAL PNEUMATICS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Build and operate a circuit diagram that requires a 5/2- way valve, with selection switch, pneumatically operated. Build and operate a circuit diagram that requires a 3/2- way roller lever valve, normally closed. Build and operate a circuit diagram that requires a 2- pressure valve. Software: FluidSim
MATERIAL RESEARCH OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Set up and conduct tests on the material tester. Control the material tester using the manual control panel. Set up the material tester to conduct compression tests. Perform analysis on a simple model with multiple restraints. Perform analysis on an assembly model and see how the temperature is distributed across the model.
MATERIAL RESEARCH OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Perform analysis on a simple sheet metal part to see the results of edge pressure compared to normal pressure on a face. Set up the material tester to conduct tensile strength testing procedures. Set up the material test to conduct compression tests and determine the hardness of plastic raw materials.
MECHANICAL SYSTEMS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Identify tools and measuring devices used with the trainers. Demonstrate how to properly use tools and measuring devices. Measure the work load applied to electric motors. Identify some of the electrical motors shafts. Identify four of the different kinds of belts. Check the belt tension. Identify commonly used couplings. Explore how the S-flex coupling works.
MECHANICAL SYSTEMS OBJECTIVES INCLUDE: Identify several different types of pulleys. Describe a gear ratio. Identify several different sprockets. Demonstrate how to align the shafts properly. Demonstrate how to properly attach the U-joint to a shaft. Demonstrate how to apply a load to different mechanical parts.