Troubleshooting Industrial Controls (TIC)

Develop advanced troubleshooting skills required to safely troubleshoot complex industrial control systems with electro-mechanical controls.

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Troubleshooting Industrial Controls Features

Guided faults

Practice faults

Skill testing faults

Extra faults

Genius faults

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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

Learn and practice new troubleshooting methods

Using Simutech’s 5-Step Troubleshooting Approach, master effective testing methods and techniques for safely troubleshooting malfunctions in a typical industrial control system.

This system simulation gives you the chance to learn and practice new methods as you troubleshoot large industrial processes containing electro-mechanical controls. Troubleshoot complex malfunctions on this simulation of a process for processing fluids. The system uses 480 volts AC three-phase and contains a variety of industrial components such as pumps, agitators, heaters, temperature and float switches, relays, and timers.

The simulations

The simulation features a fluid processing system with
an electro-mechanical control circuit and a three-phase power supply: 

  • Pump, agitator, and heaters 
  • Motors and transformers 
  • Contactors and overloads 
  • Temperature, float and selector switches 
  • Relays, timers and pushbuttons 
  • Solenoid valves, fuses, indicators 
  • Wiring, terminal blocks and wire connectors 

Modeled on real equipment, the behavior of the system and the components are accurate under normal and faulty conditions.

The simulations
Added benefits

Added benefits

  • Challenges all expertise levels with multiple degrees of fault difficulty in each simulation 
  • Real-time feedback on safe practices and testing methods to improve performance 
  • Step-by-step guides help users apply new problem-solving techniques to solve faults 
  • Printable resources including circuit diagrams, schematics, worksheets, and system operation manual 
  • Extra and Genius Faults available for skill maintenance 

Designed for...

  • Electrical and maintenance staff responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting complex, electro-mechanical controls in fluid processing systems 
  • Learning skills that are directly transferable to the workplace 
  • Worldwide use: simulations on resources provided for NEMA and IEC electrical standards

To get the most out of this program, users should have completed the Core Skills Series.


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