Installation and Start-up Workshop for GA800 Drives

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Class Name/Number: Installation and Start-up Workshop for GA800 Drives / TRM015-GA800-InstallStartup
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Class Location: Waukegan, IL
Class Cost: $460
Start Date/Time: 09/10/2019 - 09/11/2019
8:30am - 5pm CST
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Duration: 2.0 Days

Class Topics:

GA800 demoThis class is designed for technicians and engineers who want to know the basics of proper installation and startup of a GA800 drive. The student will learn to locate and document vital drive data that can be used to determine correct parts or contact Yaskawa's technical support group. Next, the student will practice installing the drive power and motor wiring as well as the control IO. And finally, the student will practice the proper procedures to perform a startup by successfully completing application stories.

Class topics include but are not limited to:

  • Review Safety Protocols
    • Lock-out/Tag-out
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Fire Blanket and Shepard Hook
    • Food and Drink Policy
  • Mechanical Installation
    • Nameplate
    • Dimensions
    • Mounting
    • NEMA 1 Conversion
  • Electrical Installation
    • Main Circuit Wiring
    • Motor Wiring
    • Keypad Operation
  • Start-up Procedure
    • Date/Time
    • Control Wiring
    • Set-up Wizard
  • Three Application Stories to Wire and Program

Class Materials:

Students will receive a copy of the class training manual as well as selected product user and instruction manuals in paper and/or electronic format.

Safety:

Yaskawa TTS provides a number of training classes for its customers that require the use of low level voltages (120vac, 208vac and 460vac). To ensure a level of safety for the student while working with training class equipment using these voltages, TTS follows an Arc Flash Policy that is consistent with NFPA 70E.

Each student attending class must wear non-melting, untreated, natural fiber long pants.

Prerequisites:

At least some prior experience programming any of Yaskawa’s 1000 series of Drives (iQpump1000, A1000, V1000, P1000, Z1000 non-bypass).You should also possess a basic knowledge of motors and inverters.

It is highly recommended that you review the VFD Basics eLearning Module (eLM.VFDB.01) and the Motor Basics eLearning Module (eLM.MTR.02.MotorBasics) before attending this class.

If you're not sure if this class is right for you, call and speak with one of Yaskawa's Product Training Engineers at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4.

Class Format:

The class is held from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with a one-hour lunch and two 15-minute breaks. The class consists of approximately 90% hands-on exercises and 10% lecture.

Continuing Education Units:

Continuing Education Units will be awarded to those students that attend this training class in its entirety and pass the certification test with a score of 100% Yaskawa does not provide partial CEU credits for less than 100% attendance. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Yaskawa America Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Yaskawa America, Inc. is accredited by IACET to offer 1.4 CEUs for this program.

Class Cost:

Contact Yaskawa for pricing at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4. The fee that you will be charged includes all training documents, a light snack each morning, and a lunch each day. Costs associated with travel, lodging, and evening meals are not included and are the student's responsibility.

To Enroll:

To enroll in any class, call Technical Training Services at 1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292) dial 4 or email training@yaskawa.com. Please have a PO ready when you call. Class sizes are limited, so call early to reserve your seat. PO must be net 30 days.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

Yaskawa reserves the right to cancel a scheduled class at any time due to low student enrollment. In this situation, the student will be asked to reschedule or the tuition cost will be refunded. Yaskawa is not liable for any charges incurred by the customer (i.e.; airline, hotel, and rental car) due to cancellation.

A student may cancel their enrollment more than one week before the start of the class with no penalty. A student wishing to cancel their enrollment within one week of the class start date will be subject to these charges:

  • The cancellation fee for end users, if canceling within one week for a scheduled factory class is 50% of the total class tuition fee.
  • The cancellation fee for Drives and Motion Distributors, if canceling within one week of a scheduled factory training class is 100% of the total tuition fee.
  • The cancellation fee for end users and distributors, if canceling an on-site class within three weeks of a scheduled class date is 100% of the class tuition and logistical fees.