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Course Details

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of how actuators work and where they can be used, identifying the common defects found within different applications.

Each candidate will understand the basic design principles of various actuator types and be able to identify where different types of actuator can be used correctly.

The course is 50% workshop-based and practical training is carried out in our custom-built training workshop.

Course Content

What are actuators?
Design features
Selection considerations
Identification of components
Actuator types
Common defects
Performance monitoring
Maintenance plans
Workshop session

Course Objectives

Following training, attendees will be able to:
Describe the function of an actuator
Identify typical applications
Dismantle, inspect and reassemble basic actuator types
State common defects and repair solutions
Recognise potential problems that may cause loss of production or situations with safety implications

Who Should Attend

This course has been designed for engineers, operators and mechanical technicians


1 Day programme


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