Phoenix Contact Interbus

Phoenix Contact INTERBUS Course

The course has been designed to familiarise Maintenance Engineers with the many different aspects associated with the operation, maintenance and fault finding of the Interbus field bus system.

The interface can be to either of the following PLC manufacturers Allen Bradley PLC-5 or Siemens, others by special request.

Where possible, application specific exercises, actual drawings and programs listings are used to allow the students to gain the greatest possible benefit from the course.

Objectives

To introduce students to the concepts and operation of Interbus I/O systems, including the following areas:

  • Reload configuration into the control board.
  • I/O Fault finding.
  • Using the CMD software to configure and fault find.
  • Understanding the Interbus modules RT and ST.
  • Control board indicators and their meanings.
  • Locate faulty modules.

Course Content

  • Locate faulty modules.
  • Reload configuration into the control board.
  • I/O Fault finding.
  • Using the CMD software to configure and fault find.
  • Understanding the Interbus modules RT and ST.
  • Control board indicators and their meanings.
  • The hardware architecture of an Interbus system.
  • I/O wiring of RT and ST modules.
  • Loop wiring.
  • Addressing.
  • The CMD software package.
  • The PLC or PC interface control module and indication.
  • Configuration of the network with the CMD package.
  • Analogue modules.
  • Monitoring the network with the CMD software.
  • Pre-processing of signals.
  • Troubling shooting the Interbus control board, and network.
  • The Interbus configuration and the control board.
  • Transfer functions that are used in the PLC to transfer data to and from the I/O network.