Engineering personnel e.g. Supervisors, Craftsmen and Final Year Apprentices who are involved with the installation and maintenance of pneumatic equipment.
By combining practical circuit building with the design and drawing of pneumatic circuits, course members will be introduced to a logical approach to fault diagnosis.
AIR COMPRESSORS - LAYOUT OF TYPICAL INSTALLATION INCLUDING:
a) Air infeed
d) Moisture separation
e) Air receivers
a) Examples of pipework and fittings
b) Air line, filters/regulators/lubricants
a) Diagrammatic principle of valve flow, including sections through valves.
b) Diagrammatic principle of cylinder operation including cushioning and
a) Pneumatic circuit symbols B.S. 2917
b) Design and drawings of simple circuits
c) Building of simple circuits
d) Introduction to multicylinder and cascade circuits
e) Building of complex circuits
f) Fault diagnosis
Introduction to Basic Programme Logic Control Systems (P.L.C.)