Upcoming Courses

All courses are held at Crown Training & Development, Merrillville, IN

Jul
23
Mon
Basic Hydraulics
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm

This course is designed for those who are responsible for the operation and maintenance of industrial hydraulic systems. Also, those who simply wish to acquire a basic knowledge of hydraulic systems will benefit from this course. Basic hydraulic principles and laws will be covered, along with detailed descriptions of the theory and operation of all essential components. Hands on exercises will be conducted using industrial grade equipment. Various pumps will be discussed including power requirements to drive these pumps. Detailed maintenance practices directed to promote reliable equipment service is part of the presentation. Troubleshooting and construction of basic systems are incorporated in the lab exercises.

PREREQUISITES None

LOCATION Crown Training and Development, Merrillville, IN

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Jul
30
Mon
Advanced ControlLogix Maintenance & Troubleshooting
Jul 30 @ 8:00 am – Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm

This course is for those who develop, debug, program or maintain ControlLogix Controllers using Ladder Logic, Function Block, and Structured Text programming. Studens will be able to establish communications to a ControlLogix controller, explain the organization of a ControlLogix application, perform routine maintenance (create a new project, configure I/O, download/upload projects, going online, change processor modes, create and monitor tags, and edit the program.

Topics include: Major, Minor and I/O Faults, GSV and SSV instructions, Ethernet communications, ControlNet communications, and ADD-ON instructions, and an introduction to Ladder Diagram programming, Function Block programming, and Structured Test programming.

Labs include: Creating and programming Fault Routines, configuring and scheduling an Ethernet and ControlNet LAN and programing an ADD-ON Instructions.

PREREQUISITES None

LOCATION Crown Training and Development, Merrillville, IN

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Basic Machine Alignment
Jul 30 @ 8:00 am – Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm

This course presents the basics of Machine Alignment. Assessments, Tools, and Field Exercises are included in the curriculum. Upon completion, the student should be able to: discuss why alignment is beneficial, read and interpret measuring instruments, describe a soft foot, make shim size calculations, demonstrate straight edge alignment techniques, demonstrate the use of a dial indicator in an alignment application.

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LOCATION Crown Training and Development, Merrillville, IN

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Aug
20
Mon
Basic Weighing Systems
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm

This course presents an introduction to Weighing Systems. The following topics are covered; tension strain gage load cells, motion weighing, how a load cell works, how to troubleshoot load cell and weighing systems, calibration methods, and how Handbook 44 applies to weighing systems.

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LOCATION Crown Training and Development, Merrillville, IN
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GE Fanuc Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm

This course is designed for those who develop, configure, and use applications with an iFIX system. Participants will configure iFIX nodes and I/O Drivers to communicate with iFIX. Create and edit Process Database Tags and Graphic Screens. Configure a system for operator controls, alarming, logging, and security. Develop operator screens, alarm screens, and trend screens.

PREREQUISITES Working knowledge of Windows environment

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Aug
27
Mon
Troubleshooting and Tuning PID Control Loops
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm

This course reviews and then build upon the concepts of proportional, integral and derivative control with advanced topics such as cascade, ratio and feed-forward control being covered.

Various methods of controller tuning are reviewed and practiced. Control loop troubleshooting techniques for single-loop and multi-loop systems are included. A review of reading and interpreting advanced Piping and Instrument Drawings (P&ID) is also covered.

PREREQUISITES None

LOCATION Crown Training and Development, Merrillville, IN

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