PN211 – Electro-Pneumatics (Custom courses only - Part of PN111)

PN211 – Electro-Pneumatics (Custom courses only - Part of PN111)

After the course, you will be technically and didactically able to successfully design the electro-pneumatics systems in your company. You will be familiarised with different technologies, identify differences and similarities and be given an opportunity for in-depth discussion.

Target group

Design Engineers, Plant Engineers, Maintenance staff and instructors

 

Contents

  • Electrical principles
  • Electrical and pneumatic symbols and standards
  • Interaction of electrical control section and pneumatic power section
  • Function of signal generators (push buttons, switches and relays)
  • Components of power section control section
  • Electronic sensors (inductive, capacitive and infrared)
  • Systematic production and reading of electrical circuit diagrams
  • Operating modes of electro - pneumatic control systems
  • Coordinated sequence controls
  • Fault finding procedures and systematic troubleshooting
  • Safety regulations and valid standards for electrical engineering and pneumatics
  • Practical exercises for all circuits “hands-on”
  • Typical Industrial circuits

Outcomes
The Participant:

  • can describe the functional relationship between pneumatic and electrical components
  • can identify and describe the design, features and operation of electro – pneumatic and electrical components
  • can identify and explain symbols for electro – pneumatic and electrical components
  • can design, assemble and test an electro – pneumatic circuit
  • can read and interpret electro – pneumatic circuit diagrams
  • knows the role of a PLC in automation

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of control technology
  • Pneumatic (1) Basic Course

Duration

3 days

Accreditation

NQF - Level 4

World Skills