Electro-Hydraulic Systems: Level 1 – 30 PDUs

COURSE DURATION

5 days

COURSE OVERVIEW

This training package helps the trainee develop both technical and methodological competence in electro-hydraulics, in understanding the relationship between electrical technology and hydraulics, assembling and understanding of basic electro-hydraulic circuits, understanding the use of various electro-mechanical valves.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The training is designed to deliver the following learning:

Circuits:

• Be able to safely commission hydraulic controllers.
• Be able to explain and set up direct actuation.
• Be able to plan and set up load-dependent speed controllers.
• Be able to make use of indirect actuation.
• Be able to select and make use of hydraulic and electrical components in accordance with economic considerations.
• Become familiar with two ways of storing signals: with double solenoid valves and by means of electrical self-latching loops.
• Be able to explain and set up signal storage in the hydraulic power section.
• Be able to select solenoid valves based on control technology requirements.
• Be able to depict the motion sequence of a controller as a function diagram.
• Be able to make use of a limit switch for end-position monitoring.
• Become familiar with basic logic functions and be able to make use of them and set them up.
• Be able to create and make use of a sequence table.
• Be able to plan and set up speed controllers which are independent of load
• Be able to explain and set up an electrical latching circuit with dominant breaking signal
• Become familiar with latching circuits with varying performance features.
• Be able to plan and set up pressure dependent speed controllers.
• Be able to plan and set up bypass circuits.
• Be able to lock relay controller signals electrically and mechanically.
• Be able to plan and set up circuits for pulling loads.
• Be able to plan and set up a pressure level controller for two levels
• Become familiar with various types of end-position control for cylinders and be able to select the appropriate type.
• Be able to reduce a system’s energy consumption by means of pressure-free pump circulation.
• Become familiar with simple operating modes and be able to take them into consideration in the controller
• Be able to expand existing controllers and revise the respective documentation accordingly.
• Be able to implement sequence control with two cylinders.
• Components:
• Become familiar with the setup and function of a hydraulic pump.
• Become familiar with the most important characteristics of a hydraulic pump.
• Be able to select a hydraulic power unit on the basis of specified requirements.
• Be familiar with the various types and possible uses of pressure-relief valves
• Become familiar with the setup and function of a double-acting cylinder
• Become familiar with the setup and function of a 4/2-way solenoid valve.
• Become familiar with the setup and function of electrical pushbuttons and switches
• Become familiar with the setup and function of a relay.
• Become familiar with the setup and function of 2/2 and 3/2-way solenoid valves.
• Become familiar with the setup and function of a 4/2-way double solenoid valve
• Become familiar with the setup and function of a limit switch
• Become familiar with the setup and function of an electronic pressure switch.
• Become familiar with the setup and function of a 4/2-way double solenoid valve

Measurements and Calculations:

• Be able to measure and calculate electrical current in an electro-hydraulic system.
• Become familiar with contact ratings of electrical signal generators and be able to take them into consideration in the electrical circuit.

Methodology

Instructor-led classroom session, 80% practical sessions on the hydraulic training kit as well as on the Hydraulic and PLC simulation software.

Training Costs

  • The training fee per person/individual is KES 122,500.00
  • The fee quoted includes VAT.
  • The costs cater for the provision of an ideal venue to conduct the training (boardroom/classroom for theoretical training and practical training) as well as meals and refreshments for trainees for the duration of the training.
  • The cost caters for the provision of professional training, student manuals and CPD certified certificates from EBK.
  • Viscar shall provide a training venue at any location (Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nakuru) at no additional fee.
  • The minimum number of delegates for each course is seven (7).

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