Troubleshooting Industrial Hydraulics Level I

Successful completion of this program should adequately prepare the participant to successfully pass the written portion of the Fluid Power Societies Industrial Hydraulic Mechanic certification examination.

    Day One
  • Introduction to Basic Hydraulic Concepts: Pascal’s Law, Pressure, Flow
  • Hydraulic End Operator Construction and Application Including: Cylinders, Motors
  • Safety and Hydraulic Systems
  • Introduction to the Industrial Hydraulic Systems Trainer
  • Class Exercise: Safety and Using End Operators
  • Force Calculations
  • Class Exercise: Verify Pump Flow, Division of Flow
  • Volume and Pressure Calculations

    Day Two
  • Introduction to Directional Control Valves, Single Stage Type Valves
  • Center Position Valves and Application
  • Valve Symbology
  • Valve Operators Including Manual, Solenoid and Piloted Valves
  • Class Exercise: Directional Control Valves
  • Class Exercise: Regeneration
  • Two Stage Directional Control Valves
  • Speed Controls, Meter In and Meter Out Control Comparison
  • Bypass Flow Control and Applications
  • Class Exercise: Meter In Flow Control
  • Class Exercise: Meter Out Flow Control
  • Class Exercise: Bleed Off Flow Control

    Day Three
  • Introduction to Pressure Control Valves, Including the Safety Relief Valve
  • Class Exercise: Relief Valves
  • Operation and Setting of a Sequence Valve
  • Class Exercise: Operation of a Sequence Valve
  • Pressure Reducing Valves
  • Class Exercise: Using the Pressure Reducing Valves
  • Counterbalance Valve Construction and Application
  • Unloading Valves, Application Circuits

    Day Four
  • System Ciruitry and Analysis of System Circuits
  • Troubleshooting Hydraulic Circuits
  • Introduction and Application of Accumulators in Hydraulic Circuits
  • Pre-Charging
  • Class Exercise: Accumulators
  • Hydraulic Pumps, Operation, Construction, Application and Limitations
  • Class Exercise: Reading Hydraulic Schematics provided by customer or Intellect Controls
  • Testing and Evaluations


*Please note that the check should be made payable to South Central Workforce Investment Board and mailed to MA, 160 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 400, York PA 17401. Any company interested in joining the Maintenance Consortium, please call Tammy Marcase at 717-843-3891.
This training is supported by funding through the Department of Labor and Industry.

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