This series of posts discusses the current state of industrial education in the US and around the world. I will cover topics covering elementary through high school education (including the STEM programs), vocational/technical schools and colleges, independent for profit courses …

Industrial Education Ch. 3: High School and STEM/STEAM Read more »

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This series of posts discusses the current state of industrial education in the US and around the world. I will cover topics covering elementary through high school education (including the STEM programs), vocational/technical schools and colleges, independent for profit courses …

Industrial Education Ch. 2: Early Years Read more »

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Just an update on my PLC Trainer project. These are two of the Allen-Bradley Micrologix 1400 Trainers along with the Fischertechnik modelsĀ I mentioned in my last post. The program and documentation for the Color Sorter, shown at left, is completed. …

Fischertechnik and PLC Trainers Read more »

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This post is both an update on the status of “My Little Factory” and an article on some new fun trainers that I am working on. As you can see in the above picture, all of the hardware for the …

Hands On Training Equipment Read more »

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Today’s post is in answer to a question from Bruno on my last post on Faults and Messages. Bruno asks “If two faults happen at the same time, will this procedure work?” This is a more complex question than it …

Ladder Logic 403: Message Scrolling and Multiple Faults Read more »

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