Turn Your Maintenance Pros Into Troubleshooting Superheroes

Give your professionals the skills they need to tackle costly equipment malfunctions quickly, accurately, and safely through our simulation-based troubleshooting training.

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Trusted by over 500 companies and 200 schools globally:

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Simutech has been helping people develop and maintain their electrical troubleshooting skills for use in the automotive, food and beverage, plastics and packaging, oil and gas sectors.

Simutech has been helping people develop and maintain their electrical troubleshooting skills for use in the automotive, food and beverage, plastics and packaging, oil and gas sectors.

Improve plant reliability

  • Ensure that your operation is running smoothly with properly maintained equipment
  • Reduce equipment downtime, dramatically lower the cost of repairs, and boost your bottom line

Prioritize safety

  • Instill a culture of safety in your organization with our simulation software
  • Keep your professionals safe when learning how to troubleshoot hazardous electrical equipment

Train employees faster

  • Overcome the skilled labor shortage by training your maintenance professionals properly and quickly in the complex skill of electrical troubleshooting

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Keep up with the latest news and announcements

Big reveal: The all-new Troubleshooting Industrial Sensors module is now live!

We are thrilled to officially launch our all-new simulation training tool, Troubleshooting Industrial Sensors (TIS)! Our latest and greatest troubleshooting module features all new graphics built on a 3D platform.

“The new instructional simulation teaches professionals how to configure and troubleshoot industrial PLC analog inputs, PLCs and associated devices growing more prevalent in the modern production plant.”

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Simulation training helps PBBS solve the labor shortage

Industrial boiler service company uses Simutech Multimedia’s simulation-based training system for teaching electrical troubleshooting skills

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Troubleshooting Industrial Sensors April 2019

Simutech Multimedia’s newest module will be set in a greenhouse environment and is ideal for electrical, maintenance and manufacturing professionals who want to learn more about advanced automation elements in industrial environments. The beta release of the new module will teach participants how to anticipate results occurring from changing temperatures, humidity and light.

Simutech Multimedia goes on the road this summer and fall!

For some of us, this winter has been rough. But here at Simutech Multimedia, we are looking ahead to really exciting events happening in the warmer months to come. We are so proud to announce that our CEO Samer Forzley has been invited to speak at THREE conferences this summer!

The first will be happening in Boston at LiveWorx 2019 from June 10-13.

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Gamification and simulation used to train next generation of manufacturing workers

The new Simutech Training System provides users easier access to the product. All six modules can now be installed by a single click, and any future product updates will automatically download. Additionally, the end user will be able to manage his or her training in one place no matter where the training takes place, whether at work or home.

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Simutech Multimedia’s Training System

Our complete training system includes seven interactive modules with software simulations ranging from basic electrical circuits to systems with PLC controls. With numerous realistic simulations and over 300 fault-solving challenges, it’s easy for your maintenance professionals to learn and maintain a proven troubleshooting process they can use time and time again.

Your professionals can practice troubleshooting a wide range of problems, including opens, shorts, overloads, single-phasing, and more! Our Admin Dashboard (Course Manager) makes it painless for managers to track staff’s progress along the way to identify areas in need of improvement.

Our complete training system includes seven interactive modules with software simulations ranging from basic electrical circuits to systems with PLC controls. With numerous realistic simulations and over 300 fault-solving challenges, it’s easy for your maintenance professionals to learn and maintain a proven troubleshooting process they can use time and time again.

Your professionals can practice troubleshooting a wide range of problems, including opens, shorts, overloads, single-phasing, and more! Our Admin Dashboard (Course Manager) makes it painless for managers to track staff’s progress along the way to identify areas in need of improvement.

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“The software is working out great. It’s worth making sure that our new maintenance people go through the programs and now it’s going to be a mandatory part of their training. I’ve seen the difference in the few people I’ve run through. The more practice I can get these new troubleshooters the better.”

Dana M.

Michelin Tire

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The Simutech Training System

ELECTRO-MECHANICAL CONTROLS

Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits
Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits

Professionals will receive hands-on training on several electrical circuit simulations covering key troubleshooting techniques, and diagnose a variety of problems on the main lighting circuit simulation.

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Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits
Troubleshooting Control Circuits

Professionals will encounter a range of malfunctions found in typical control circuits containing components such as relays, transformers, switches, and solenoids with two unique control circuit simulations, including an electric door lock simulation.

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Troubleshooting Motor Circuits
Troubleshooting Motor Circuits

The motor lab simulations contain components such as three-phase motors, transformers, contactors, overloads, fuses, and limit switches. Professionals will troubleshoot three-phase power circuits and the control portion of these motor circuits.

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PROCESS CONTROLS

Troubleshooting Motor Circuits
Troubleshooting PLC Circuits

This module includes several circuit simulations containing generic PLCs with digital inputs and outputs providing the basic functioning of PLCs and their circuits. Over a dozen ladder programs provide a variety of circuit functionality to troubleshoot.

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Troubleshooting Industrial Controls
Troubleshooting Industrial Controls

Professionals will troubleshoot malfunctions on this simulation of an industrial process for mixing and processing fluids. The system uses 480 volts AC three-phase and contains components such as pumps, agitators, heaters, temperature & float switches, relays, and timers.

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Troubleshooting Industrial Controls 2
Troubleshooting Industrial Controls 2

The PLC in this simulation has 20 PLC programs available providing a variety of different processes. Professionals will disconnect wires, take meter readings, and connect a virtual laptop to compare readings and settings against schematics.

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Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits
Troubleshooting Industrial Sensors

Instructional circuit simulations teach professionals how to troubleshoot a wide array of problems in a basic greenhouse scenario involving lighting, humidity and temperature control, and applying these proven techniques.

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Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits
Simutech Admin Dashboard (Course Manager)

Manage your professionals’ troubleshooting skills development with the Simutech Admin Portal (Course Manager), an integral part of the Simutech Training System™.

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A systematic approach to troubleshooting

The Simutech Training System is built around our 5-step systematic approach to electrical troubleshooting. Your professionals will first learn the fundamentals of the troubleshooting approach, followed by consistent, hands-on practice and skills maintenance using our simulation software.

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Step 1: Observe behavior

Gather information, use your senses and list observations.

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Step 2: Define problem area

Eliminate areas of the circuit that are working properly.

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Step 3: Identify possible causes

Include every component in the problem area when identifying all possible causes of the malfunction.

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Step 4: Test

Perform tests to positively identify faulty component.

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Step 5: Repair and confirm

Replace faulty component and check all features to ensure all faults have been repaired.

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