3 Day – Rockwell CompactLogix Maintenance & Fault Finding Course

The key focus of our adapted training is to improve the confidence, troubleshooting & diagnostic skills of front line electrical / mechanical engineers & support staff.

Allen-Bradley CompactLogix Training

Intended Audience

This course is for Technicians & Engineers who are responsible for installing, maintaining & fault-finding industrial automation plant systems which use Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLCs.

Software Used

Programming:       RSLogix 5000
PLC Hardware:     Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLC

Course Outline

This course introduces the RSLogix 5000 Programming Software. A system overview of the Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLC, which includes hardware & software components, plus system configuration issues.

The course concentrates on the CompactLogix PLC hardware, & troubleshooting. RSLogix 5000 software diagnostic tools & programming instructions are introduced in the course to guide the delegate through the management of a realistic application.

The course format is a combination of instruction & hands-on exercises. Demonstration exercises are included & allow delegates to practice tasks such as testing, debugging & using diagnostic tools.

Course Objectives

The course consists of instructor-led tuition & discussions which focuses heavily on examples from the delegates own applications, backed up by practical hands-on sessions. Demonstration exercises are included & allow delegates to practice tasks such as testing, debugging & fault finding using diagnostic tools. Programming theory is kept to a minimum, the course is hands on with great emphasis on the practical aspects of Programmable Logic Controller application.  The course is based around the Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLC.

The course uses RSLogix Programming Software.

Brief Description

  • Identify the components & performance characteristics of the Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLCs.
  • Install a PLC system, including the communication cabling & wiring of I/O.
  • Operate the RSLogix 5000 software to make it perform certain tasks.
  • Perform system diagnostics when a problem occurs.
  • Debug hardware problems.
  • Document, test, & troubleshoot an application program.
  • Replace CompactLogix PLC hardware & modules when a fault occurs.
  • Understand basic instruction set & be able to make minor modifications to software.
  • Backup & restore a PLC program when required.
  • Utilise binary operations, timers, counters, comparators, & arithmetic operations for modifications.

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