By the end of the class participants should be able to:

  • Understand basic schematic symbols for troubleshooting and have a better understanding of your machine‚Äôs fluid power operation.
  • Understand the difference between various types of fluid power pumps.
  • Learn how to design and maintain efficient and cost-effective pumping systems.
  • Understand various pressure control valve types, schematics, and functions.
  • Understand filtration systems, contamination prevention, and maintenance.
  • Become familiar with hydraulic or pneumatic system accessories and their functions.
  • Learn the basic framework for troubleshooting and how to follow a prescribed method of preventative maintenance and system repairs.
  • Understand operational safety and injury prevention basics.
  • Understand air preparation units including valve types, FRLs and accessories
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  • Learn how to maintain air cleanliness with proper operation of cylinders, regulators, and seal management maintenance (pneumatics)