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Robotics Mechanical Outline

Course Description:

This forty (40) hour course is designed to provide the basic skills needed to Disassembly/Reassembly of the Robot. This hands-on course provides the detailed instruction and procedures necessary for complete disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of a FANUC robot mechanical unit.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE:

Upon completion of this module the trainees will have knowledge of Robotics safety, Disassembly/Reassembly of the Robot, Preventive Maintenance, Component Replacement and Master/calibrate the robot.

Course Duration: 5 Day (8 Hour Days)

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this module the trainee will be able to understand:

  • Perform adjustments on the robot

  • Perform periodic maintenance on the mechanical unit

  • Replace mechanical components on the robot

  • Diagnose robot mechanical problems to the component level

  • Remove and replace J1 Motor

  • Remove and Replace J1 Reducer

  • Replacing J2 Motor

  • Replacing J2 Axis Reducer

  • Replacing J3 Axis Motor and Reducer

  • Assembling J3 Axis Motor

  • Disassembling J3 Reducer

  • Replacement and of Wrist Axis Motors and J4 Reducer Axis

  • Assembling Wrist Motors

  • Disassembling J4 Axis Reducer

  • Assembling J4 Axis Reducer

  • Disassembly/Assembly of Balancer

  • Describe locations of Grease Points

  • Master/Calibrate the Robot

  NCTS courses are customizable by content, length of course and format delivery.

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MODULE: Advanced FANUC Operations and Programming Outline

Course Description:

This forty (40) hour course is designed to provide the advanced skills needed to Operate and Program the Fanuc Robotics. Course topics include Collision Guard, Condition Monitor Function, Executing Multiple Program (Multi-Tasking), Program Shift Utility and Systems Operations.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE:

This course is designed to introduce the student to the advanced skills needed to Operate, Program, edit the FANUC Robot. The course provides both Classroom and Performance based hands on training in the use of advanced controls, operations, part programming

Prerequisite Basic FANUC Operations and Programming

Course Duration: 5 Day (8 Hour Days)

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this module the trainee will be able to understand:

  • Enabling and disabling Collision Guard

  • Setting the Collision Guard Sensitivity

  • Specifying a register in which to set and store the sensitivity value for the Collision Guard macro program, if desired

  • Assigning a Collision Guard error output, if desired (only for SpotTool+ and DispenseTool)

  • Assigning a Collision Guard enabled output, if desired (only for SpotTool+ and Dispense

  • Distance Before

  • Condition Monitor Function

  • Executing Multiple Program ( Multi-Tasking)

  • Mirror Image Utility

  • Position Register Look Ahead Execution Function

  • Program Shift Utility

  • Reference Position Utility

  • Error Codes and Recovery

  • Systems Operation


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Robotics Electrical Outline

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide the basic skills needed to troubleshoot, Electrical repair and maintenance procedures of robotic electrical system. Course topics include robot electrical component identification and function of robot electrical controller.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE:

Upon completion of this module the trainees will have knowledge of Robotics safety, programming and troubleshooting basic robotic electrical functions, troubleshooting and recommended electrical preventive maintenance.

Course Duration: 5 Day (8 Hour Days)

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this module the trainee will be able to understand:

  • Follow safety guidelines, and demonstrate the use of emergency stops, and servo disconnects.

  • Properly power down and power up the controller and demonstrate basic fault recovery.

  • Perform robot mastering at Zero position and single axis

  • Save, restore, and back up software

  • Locate robot inputs and Outputs screen to determine status of system or equipment

  • Identify common electrical component issues

  • Connect, trouble shoot, internal robot communication cables between all components of the robot system.

  • Connect, configure, and troubleshoot end effector and tooling I/O

  • Identify the functions of the controller following components and robot electrical drawings.

·         Use of position screen, alarms screen, status screens, LED’s and indicators for troubleshooting.

·         Troubleshooting robot communications, Fanuc block I/O modules, communications

·         Utilization of the UOP inputs and outputs to determine if problems are actual cell or robot faults.

·         Utilization of Input and output screens for trouble shooting

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Root Cause Analysis Outline

Course Description:

Root Cause Analysis is an 8-hour activity based workshop that provides the skills and knowledge needed for effective root cause analysis. This workshop provides an emphasis on the practical use of common problem-solving tools. Participants can expect to be fully engaged while learning and applying technical concepts, simulations, case studies and classroom discussion. Teams will perform practical exercises, allowing them to implement the theories in a team-oriented atmosphere. Company-specific case studies and documentation may be incorporated into the training where appropriate.

Course Duration: 1 Day (8 Hour Days)

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this module the trainee will be able to understand:

  • Use a structured process for root cause analysis

  • Utilize a variety of useful tools and techniques to aid in getting to and eliminating the root cause(s) of problems

  • Explain how team problem solving is used to enhance teamwork

  • Describe the importance of corrective action and management of problem-solving activities.

 

Course Topics:         

  ·        What is RCA?

·        Roles & Responsibilities

·        Concept of Variation, common versus special cause

·        Problem Solving Tools & Techniques (3L5WHY, Run chart, Pareto analysis, Cause & Effect, Process flow, Histogram, Scatter diagram, Control chart, NGT, Multi-voting, etc.)

·        Pitfalls to avoid when conducting RCA

 

  NCTS courses are customizable by content, length of course and format delivery.

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Statistical Process Control w/MSA Outline

Course Description:

Statistical Process Control w/MSA is an 8-hour activity-based course to teach fundamentals of process control and how to apply it to product, process and measurement systems. Participants will use a series of activities to learn and apply tools and techniques associated with process control and measurement systems analysis.

Course Duration: 1 Day (8 Hour Days)

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this module the trainee will be able to understand:

  • Define terms associated with SPC and MSA

  • Describe attribute and variable data and give examples of each

  • Compare & contrast control versus capable

  • Monitor and control processes using both attribute and variable control charts

  • Describe basic capability concepts and the importance of capability when using control charts

  • Describe and apply techniques used to reduce measurement system variation (gage R&R, attribute agreement analysis)

 

Who should attend:

  • Team leaders

  • Mid level managers

  • Engineers

  • Anyone in the organization who participates with improvement teams

 

 NCTS courses are customizable by content, length of course and format delivery.

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Blueprint and GD&T Basics Outline

Course Description:

This sixteen (16) hour course will provide students the basic skills needed for technical drawing interpretations of blueprints. Areas of instruction include interpreting and understanding Blueprint reading and also will provide students with fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) system. Course includes providing knowledge of the correct interpretation and application of each symbol, rules, datums, orientation, location and profile. Emphasis is placed on interpreting detail drawings and communication skills required in machining work. This tool is governed by the technical standard ASME Y14.5M-1994.

Course Duration:       16 Hours                                             

 

Course Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this module the trainee will be able to:

 

·         Understand technical drawing Symbology

·         Understand how to interpret a technical drawing

·         Understand title Blocks

·         Understand object, hidden, center, extension and dimension lines

·         Define Projection and other line combinations

·         Understanding Three View drawings

·         Understand Orthographic projection

·         Understand the arrangement of views

·         Understand size and location dimensions

·         Understand Dimensions for holes and angles

·         How to calculate tolerance zones

·         Understand Sections

·         Describe geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

·         Define a datum and its use

·         Identify material condition symbols

·         Define position controls

·         Identify two main types of runout

·         Identify profile control types

·         Understand Orientation

·         Define Location Tolerances

·         Understand tolerances of Form and Profile

·         Perform Print Exercises

 

NCTS Courses can be customized. Add, delete or focus training on specific content that meets the needs of your company.

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7 Step Corrective Action Outline

Course Description:

7 Step Corrective Action is a 2-day activity-based course intended to provide an in-depth understanding on the use of 5 why’s, cause & effects diagrams and other root cause analysis tools. Reoccurring problems are a result of a failure to identify and remove the root cause(s) of problems. Intended for operators, engineers and managers, participants will use case studies and participant situations to define the problem, assess conditions for root causes, identify actions needed to contain, correct and prevent the problem, and then develop a plan to deploy those actions.

Course Duration: 2 Days (8 Hour Days)

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this module the trainee will be able to understand:

·         Describe the 7 Step CA and explain its importance in an effective quality management system

·         Determine when formal corrective & preventive action should be initiated

·         Apply 5 why’s, cause and effect diagrams and other appropriate tools and techniques to perform process-based root cause analysis

·         Effectively use a team approach to the 7 Step CA

·         Describe roles and responsibilities for the 7 Step CA

 

  NCTS courses are customizable by content, length of course and format delivery.