Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center

The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, located on the Hall Campus of Lanier Technical College, is a unique training facility. The Center is staffed and equipped to offer training in virtually any electrical, mechanical, automation, robotics and process improvement areas needed by today’s manufacturing clients. For more information and open enrollment scheduling:
  • Automation and Controls
  • Maintenance Skills Training Needs Assessment
  • Robotics in Manufacturing
  • Snap-On Multimeter Certification
  • Manufacturing Work Force Solutions

Please contact our staff at the Center with questions about training, employee improvement or consultation programs.

Joey Watkins 770-533-6996

Cory Addison 770-533-6994

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Increase your Earning Power with a Technical Skills Update on Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s).

PLC Maintenance & Troubleshooting – Allen Bradley

This 2 day (16 Hour) course is designed to familiarize maintenance staff in the operation of the ControlLogix PLC platform, use of the Studio 5000 Logix Designer software, and techniques for troubleshooting faults. The goals of this course are to teach skills to upload and download programs, troubleshoot PLC hardware faults, and troubleshoot PLC digital I/O circuit faults.

Coverage Includes
Instrument technician on the job check wiring on PLC cabinet
Instrument technician on the job check wiring on PLC cabinet
  • Introduction to the ControlLogix System
  • Introduction to Control and Communication Networks
  • Introduction to the Hardware and Studio 5000 Logix Designer software
  • Creating a Project
  • Working With a Project Structure and Creating Tags
  • Using the Studio 5000 Logix Designer
  • Basic Instructions
  • Troubleshooting
  • Finding and Clearing Processor Faults
  • Searching and Cross-Referencing Projects
  • Hands-on exercises
Training Schedule and Registration

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Studio 5000 Logix Designer

This 4-day course, is designed as an introduction to Allen-Bradley Controllogix systems’ hardware, Rockwell Software’s project and communications structures, and the applications possible for industry.  Concepts are presented that highlight essential techniques and building blocks of Rockwell Automation’s Studio 5000 Logix Designer software. The guiding objective is to help the participant become proficient in using Studio 5000 for developing control solutions that utilize ControlLogix or CompactLogix controllers, and to develop the critical skills necessary for troubleshooting existing projects.

Coverage Includes
  • Understanding Project Organization & Structure
  • Project Development
  • Relationship of Tasks, Programs and Routines
  • Configuration of Modules
  • Configuring RTS and RPI settings
  • Acquiring and installing Firmware revisions
  • Understanding “Scope” as it applies to tag-based addressing
  • Tag types, Data types, and User-defined data types
  • How and when to create “Alias” tags
  • Creating and Using “Producer” and “Consumer” tags
  • How to configure controllers to be a producer or consumer
  • Buffering or mapping I/O signals
  • Using Parameters to buffer I/O
  • Creating Add-On Instructions
  • Creating and using arrays
  • Fault-finding & Recovery
  • User-Defined Fault Routines
Training Schedule and Registration

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The efficient use of technology is key when competing in today’s global manufacturing marketplace.

At the AMTC, manufacturers will find the research, development, and training resources to maximize returns on expenditures when automating processes.

From rapid prototyping to robotic welding, the AMTC is ready with services to keep your manufacturing processes on the cutting edge of competition.

All AMTC services are customized, available 24 hours/ day, 7 days / week, and GUARANTEED.