SpecialOps: Electrical Training for Service Technicians


Event Details


WMIA and the Wood Technology Industry Institute (WTII) are proud to announce another session of SpecialOps: Electrical Training for Service Technicians. This session, which has received rave reviews, is focused on electrical and mechatronics-related issues, as well as some safety and customer service tips.

Taught by Pittsburg State University mechatronics faculty, the 2-1/2-day session covered the following topics:  Basic Electricity; Schematics: Circuit Devices and Symbols; Schematics: Understanding Schematics; Relays, Contractors, and Motor Starters; Circuit Protection; Troubleshooting 101; Electric Power; Induction Motors; Introduction to PLCs; HMI and SCADA Interfacing; DC, Servo, and Stepper Motors; Industrial Networks; Power Quality; and Variable Frequency Drives.

The next session will be held October 10-12, 2019, at Pittsburg State University. The session will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and run through 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. The training will cost $1400 for WMIA members; a $350 savings over nonmember rates. This cost includes 2 nights hotel stay (Thursday and Friday); daily transportation from hotel to University; breakfast, lunches, and classroom snacks (all dinners excluded); resource book and laboratory supplies.

For more information, or to register members of your team, visit http://wtii.net/home. The service technicians’ training is called “SpecialOps – Electrical Training.”