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Calendar of Events for 2017

Lakewood Automation hosts many different trainings and seminars during the year. Below is 2017 schedule so far. If you would like to see additional dates or courses, or would like us to host a class at your facilities please let us know. technical@lakewoodautomation.com
Unless otherwise specified, the venue will be our Westlake office.
When attending a class, Administrative rights on your PC will be needed.

Download a pdf version of the class schedule. 2017 Training Brochure.pdf

Basic PLC  Advanced PLC  Function Block  PLC Maintenance  G9SP & NE1A 

 GPProEx Basics   GPProEx Intermediate   GPProEx Logic   ProServerEX Class   V1000 VFD 

Please click on one of the calendar dates to sign up for a class.

PLC Classes

 MAR 
15

 SEP 
06
Omron PLC Maintenance Class
Wednesday March 15th or
Wednesday September 6th
9am till 4pm Eastern
$300 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Omron PLC Maintenance Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of Omron PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) Maintenance and Troubleshooting using a mixture of lectures and hands on labs. This course is designed for the individual with little Omron PLC programming experience. The topics that are covered in the Maintenance training course are as follows: A brief history of the Omron PLC family; Wiring to the PLC; The Omron I/O addressing scheme; Basic functions of an Omron PLC (SCAN); CX-Programmer programming software; On-line editing of programs; Data memories; and Basic trouble shooting techniques. The hardware used in the class will be the Omron CJ2M-CPU31 PLC.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a USB A to USB B Cable is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Maintenance
 MAR 
22

 SEP 
20

Omron Basic PLC Programming Class
Wednesday March 22nd and Thursday March 23rd or
Wednesday September 20th and Thursday September 21st
9am till 4pm Eastern
$600 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Basic Omron PLC Training Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) using a mixture of lectures and hands on labs. This course is designed for the individual with little or no prior PLC experience. The topics that are covered in the basic PLC training course are as follows: A brief history of the Omron PLC family; Wiring to the PLC; The Omron I/O addressing scheme; Basic functions of an Omron PLC (SCAN); The design; Entering and debugging of a basic ladder logic program; CX-Programmer programming software; On-line editing of timers, counters, and data memories; and Basic trouble shooting techniques. The hardware used in the class will be the Omron CJ2M-CPU31 PLC.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a 9 pin serial port or convertor is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Basic PLC
 OCT 
04

Omron Advanced PLC Programming Class
Wednesday October 4th and Thursday October 5th
9am till 4pm Eastern
$600 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Advanced Omron PLC Training Course is to introduce an individual to the more advanced concepts of a PLC using a mixture of lectures and hands on labs. This course is designed for the individual who has taken the Basic PLC Training Course and would now like to go on to more advanced concepts. The topics that are covered in the Advanced PLC training course are as follows: BCD, DEC, HEX and Binary conversions; PLC instructions including MOV, ++B, --B, CMP, >, <, SFT, DIFU, KEEP, SET, RSET, +B, -B, +BL, SCL; and indirect addressing. The hardware used in the class will be the Omron CJ2M-CPU31 PLC.
You must have attended the Basic PLC Training Course and have a good understanding of the Windows operating system and the CX-Programmer Software.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a USB A to USB B Cable is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Advanced PLC
     
 MAY 
03

 OCT 
18
Omron PLC Function Block Class
Wednesday May 3rd or
Wednesday October 18th
9am till 4pm Eastern
$300 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the Omron Function Block Training Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of a Function Block (FB) using a mixture of lectures, hands on labs, and simulation software. This course is designed for the individual with little or no prior FB programming experience. The topics that are covered in the FB training course are as follows: Description of a function block; Advantages of using a function block; Different component names within a function block; Ladder function blocks; Structured text function blocks; and Different programming formats.
You must have a good understanding of Omron's CX-Programmer software and the Windows operating system.
A Laptop computer with CX-Programmer V9.12 installed and a USB A to USB B Cable is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Function Block
     
 MAR 
29

 SEP 
13
Proface GPProEx Basics Class
Wednesday March 29th or
Wednesday September 13th
9am till 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the GPProEx Basics class is to introduce an individual to the Proface GPProEx operator interface software. This hands on course is designed for those with little or no prior experience with GPProEx. The topics covered are: Pushbuttons, Lights, Text, Time Display, Graph Display, Switches, Changing Screens, Message Displays, Data Displays and Entries.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5 or later installed is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
GPProEx Basics
     
 APR 
05

 SEP 
27
Proface GPProEx Intermediate Class
Wednesday April 5th or
Wednesday September 27th
9am till 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the GPProEx Intermediate class is to expand upon the topics covered in the GPProEx Basics Class. This hands on class will cover the following topics: Alarms, Passwords, Recipes, Sampling and Trending.
It is recommended to have attended the GPProEx Basics and a good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5 or later installed is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
GPProEx Intermediate
     
 OCT 
11
Proface GPProEx Logic Basics Class
Wednesday October 11th
9am till 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the GPProEx Logic Basics class is to introduce an individual to the Proface GPProEx software when working with internal logic and the Controller class of HMI. This hands on course is designed for those with basic experience using the GPProEx software. The topics covered are: Internal ladder logic, Symbol Variables, Setting up and configuring I/O. Emphasis on how GPProEX software allows for seamless flow between the HMI screen and the physical I/O.
It is recommended to have attended the GPProEx Basics and a good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5 or later installed is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
GPProEx Logic
 MAY 
10

 OCT 
25
Proface ProServerEx Class
Wednesday May 10th or
Wednesday October 25th
9am till 3pm Eastern
$350 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the ProServerEx class is to introduce an individual to the Proface ProServerEx Data Management software. This hands on class will cover the following topics: How does ProServerEx Work, Configure Nodes, Symbols, Monitor Live Data, Triggering Actions, DDE link to Excel and Creating an Excel Report.
It is recommended to have attended the GPProEx Basics and Intermediate Class and a good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with GPProEx V3.5, ProServer V1.32 and Microsoft Excel 2003, 2007 or 2010 installed is required. Please also bring your own AGP Screen. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Proserver
 MAY 
17

 NOV 
01
Omron G9SP & NE1A Programmable Safety Controller
Wednesday May 17th or
Wednesday November 1st
9am till 4pm Eastern
$300 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.
Lakewood Automation and Omron cordially invite you to a safety workshop introducing the G9SP & NE1A Programmable Safety Controller. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to wire, program and troubleshoot with the G9SP & NE1A Safety Controller. You will also increase your knowledge of the benefits of using a Programmable Safety Controller including:
* Reduced inventory
* Easier troubleshooting
* Increased safety
* And Increased productivity
A Laptop computer with G9SP software & Network Configurator for DeviceNet Safety software are required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Sti G9SP
     
 MAY 
24

 NOV 
08
Yaskawa V1000 Class
Wednesday May 24th or
Wednesday November 8th
9am till 4pm Eastern
$300 per person. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

The purpose of the V1000 Training Course is to introduce an individual to the basic concepts of a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) using a mixture of lectures, hands on labs, and simulation software. This course is designed for the individual with little or no prior VFD experience. The topics that are covered in the course are as follows: Drive sizing based upon Horsepower of the motor or Kilowatts of the motor; Installation practices, specifications of the VFD; Electrical installation including wiring, programming of the most common parameters; Troubleshooting; Drive Wizard Industrial software use (free download from Yaskawa's website); and Sample application examples.
A good understanding of the Windows operating system will be assumed.
A Laptop computer with Drive Wizard Industrial installed and a 9 pin serial port or convertor is required. Also, you must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
Yaskawa V1000
  • Billing and Cancellation Policy
    Lakewood Automation reserves the right to cancel or change training dates and will not be held liable for any expenses, loss of income, or inconvenience caused.
    All classes will be invoiced or cancelled 7 days before the class begins. If you need to cancel, it must be done before this date.
    All No Charge classes will be billed $200 for a no show or cancelling within 48 hours of the class. If you attend the class there will be no charge.
    Once invoiced the class is not refundable.

 

Other Classes

Lakewood Automation also hosts classes on an as needed bases. Here are some of the other classes we have available. Please contact us for further details.

Impact VPM  AutoVision 2.0

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PPT Vision Impact Introduction Seminar
No scheduled dates at this time. Please contact us to schedule.
9:00am till 1:30pm Eastern

This seminar will provide you with some background information on PPT Vision, introduce you to the A, C, T & M Series hardware platforms and give you hands on experience with the most commonly used tools available in the Impact Vision Program Manager V10.0 software.
Bring your laptop and we will install the latest version of the Impact software for you to use during the class and to take with you for testing back in your office.
The afternoon is available for applications, so bring along your parts and we would be happy to try them out under the camera. You must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
PPT Impact VPM
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Microscan AutoVISION 2.0 Seminar
No scheduled dates at this time. Please contact us to schedule.
9am till 1pm Eastern
No Charge. See Billing and Cancellation Policy below.

Join Us for a Lunch & Learn Event!
During this half-day seminar, you'll receive an overview of a vision toolset, learn what is required to implement a system, and watch a live demonstration of Microscan’s AutoVISION products.
Machine vision helps companies like yours improve traceability & product quality, increase throughput, and ensure compliance with regulations by automating inspection tasks:
• Reading symbols and printed text (OCR)
• Detecting part defects: presence, absence, measuring, locating, and counting
• Verifying the quality of symbols and printed text (OCV)
If you think this technology is too costly or complicated for your process, think again: Microscan's AutoVISION™ family of products simplifies machine vision through intuitive, drag-and-drop software and compact, fully-integrated smart cameras that are quick to set up and easy to deploy. Plus, AutoVISION is scalable to meet expanding requirements, protecting your time, effort, and investment.
The afternoon is available for applications, so bring along your parts and we would be happy to try them out under the camera. You must have administrator privileges to install software, drivers, and change the IP address on your PC.
AutoVision