ED811 – Servo and Stepper Motor Drives - Basic

ED811 – Servo and Stepper Motor Drives - Basic

The increasing use of electrical positioning drives in industry has led to a skills gap that can have a negative impact on productivity. If you are a user of conventional pneumatic drive technology, this course provides you with the knowledge and skills to master the basics of electrical positioning drives.

Target group

Maintenance, Design/Engineering, Trainer

Contents

  • Fundamentals of electrical drives
  • Linear & Rotary Mechanical Drives (Toothbelt; Spindle; Ballscrew; Torque motor)
  • Motors (DC Motors; AC Motors - Synchronous & Asynchronous; Servo; Stepper)
  • Direct Drives (Linear & torque motors)
  • Brakes for electrical drives
  • Mechanical gear units for electrical drives
  • Displacement encoders (Incremental; absolute; resolve)
  • Selection Criteria for electrical drives
  • Controllers
  • “Positioning Drives” (Software tool)

Outcomes
The Participant:

  • can differentiate between the different types of mechanical drives (axis), and their constructions
  • understands and knows the characteristics and technical data and applications of the different types of mechanical drives (axis)
  • can differentiate between the different types of electrical motors and their constructions
  • Understands and knows the operation, characteristics and technical specifications and applications of the various types of electrical motors.
  • can differentiate between the different types of brakes and gear units for electrical drives, their operation and application.
  • can differentiate between the different types of encoders, their operation and application
  • can select the most appropriate electrical drive (axis, motor, brake, gear unit and controller) for a given application using the “Positioning Drives” software tool.
  • can set up, commission, power up and configure an electrical drive system,
  • can use the configuration software to set up the different parameters for speed, homing, positioning and torque control
  • can work safely with an electrical drive

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of electricity
  • Experience in operating a PC with a windows interface

Duration

3 days

Accreditation

NQF - Level 3

 

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25/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Johannesburg
8.550,00 ZAR 9.832,50 ZAR Add selected date to your order basket
30/10/2019 - 01/11/2019 Durban
8.550,00 ZAR 9.832,50 ZAR Add selected date to your order basket
20/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Cape Town
8.550,00 ZAR 9.832,50 ZAR Add selected date to your order basket

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