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Course Name Maintenance & Troubleshooting with the GE-Fanuc Series 16/18 CNC
Category B Course No. NC236

Course Description This forty hour, hands-on course is practical and down-to-earth training for the GE-Fanuc Series 16/18 CNC machine. The ladder or sequence program operation is explained in this course and editing of the ladder program is done to further enhance the understanding of the signaling process.

Who Should Attend Maintenance personnel including electricians, technicians, machine repairmen, supervisors or plant engineers who need a basic maintenance course on the GE- Fanuc Series 16/18 CNC.

Prerequisites Participants should have a good electrical background.

Length 40 hours
Class Size Up to 8
CEU's Awarded 3.5

Format Hands-on Workshop. One lab station for every two participants.

Learning Objectives Participants will learn to:

  • Identify nomenclatures, descriptions and functional relationships of the control unit module

  • Use the panel keyboard for manual data input and use the "softkeys" for main and sub-menu manipulation

  • Use signal list and signal detail list to identify, locate and trace Basic Machine Interface (BMI) signals from external sources into the programmable machine controller through the sequence program and into the computer numerical control, internal relays or external outputs

  • Construct a sequence program and understand the symbols used within the program

  • Selection and setting of machine parameters

  • Use the following for troubleshooting:
    - Image Tables
    - Trace Function
    - Cross Reference
    - Symbol Tables
    - I/O Module Tables
    - Signal Flow
    - Analyzer and scope screens
    - Alarm Messages

  • Upload and download part programs and parameters using a PC an PCMCIA cards

  • Course Customization Call 1-800-777-0753 for a detailed outline or for information about tailoring this course to your specific needs.

    For scheduling please call your
    Customer Representative at 1-800-777-0753.

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