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PSS 4000 Programming and Service Workshop

Participants familiarize themselves with the benefits of component-based programming on the PSS 4000 automation system. In addition, information is provided on the control of functions from the automation system with I/O modules and options for communications via SafetyNETp.

Goals
Participants familiarise themselves with the benefits of component-based programming on the PSS 4000 automation system. In addition, information is provided on the control of functions from the automation system with I/O modules and options for communications via SafetyNETp.

Assumptions

  • Basic knowledge of electronics
  • Experience with the setup and maintenance of machinery controlled by PLCs
  • Students are required to provide their own computers and PSS WIN-PRO software

Contents
Simple and versatile configuration even of distributed control systems is illustrated using the software platform PAS4000. Sample exercises for the training system are created and tested.

Overview

  • Basics of EN/IEC 61131-3 programming and the various programming languages
  • Introduction to state-of-the-art safety technology
  • Physical design: devices, connectors and cables
  • System architecture and networking
  • Safety-related communications; SafetyNET p network configuration
  • Communication between safety and automation
  • Familiarisation with Pilz Automation Suite (PAS4000)
  • Basics in PASmulti Program Editor
  • Examples of component-based programming with exercises
  • Basics in SafetyNET p
  • The basics of Ethernet; physical properties: topologies, extension of networks
  • Diagnostics options and simple troubleshooting
  • Connection to various communication systems
Contact

Pilz Automation Safety L.P.
7150 Commerce Boulevard Canton
Michigan 48187
USA

Telephone: +1 734 354-0272
E-Mail: info@pilzusa.com

Technical Support

Telephone: +1 877-PILZUSA (745-9872)
E-Mail: support@pilzusa.com