Customer Training

Fundamental Electrical
$1,500 per person

Three-day Course
24 Instructional Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Course Description

This course is designed for customer technicians with a basic understanding of the fundamental theories related to heavy equipment repair.

This course is designed to help you understand foundational electrical principles. Including ohms law, basic circuit control devices, electronic control units, batteries, starting/charging systems, and digital multimeter usage. You will build series and parallel electrical circuits to demonstrate the principles of each circuit and become familiarized with multimeter functionality. You will learn the skills required to assemble/disassemble multiple types of harnesses and connectors, while utilizing Caterpillar SIS2.0 Electrical schematics.

What to bring to class:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Work Boots
  • Gloves
  • Multimeter
  • Laptop
    • SIS2.0 if possible

Course Outcomes

  • Identify and understand the various components used in machine electrical systems
  • Describe the components found in lead acid style batteries and explain the chemical cycles that occur during operation
  • Assemble and troubleshoot simple circuits on an electronic training board
  • Assemble and disassemble the common electrical connector types used on Caterpillar product
  • Learn how to navigate and search for relevant information in systems operation and troubleshooting guides, while using updated SIS2.0 and SIS2Go platforms
  • Understand the functions and how to properly use your multimeter to troubleshoot basic electrical circuits
  • Understand how to effectively download, navigate, and read electrical schematics
  • Be familiar with common electrical safety practices found in a shop environment

 

Customer Training

Tier 4 Emissions Systems
$1,500 per person

Three-day Course
24 Instructional Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Course Description

This course is designed for customer technicians with a basic understanding of electronic principles, diesel engine systems, and the fundamental theories related to heavy equipment repair.

This course is designed to provide the participants with a complete system overview of the Caterpillar Tier 4 product. Focusing on the air inlet and exhaust systems, fuel systems, aftertreatment systems, electronic control devices, emissions being targeted for reduction, and the customer capabilities when utilizing Caterpillar Electronic Technician. It will also provide an introductory tutorial to SIS2.0 and SIS2GO platforms.

What to bring to class:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Work Boots
  • Gloves
  • Multimeter
  • Laptop
    • Functioning ET
    • SIS2.0 if possible

Course Outcomes

  • Navigate SIS2.0, SIS2GO, and system schematics during class to demonstrate the ability to find basic service information and publications
  • Identify the functionality of selected operations within Caterpillar Electronic Technician (ET) on both Tier 4 Interim and Final product
  • Summarize the functions of the various emissions systems on the Tier 4 Final product
  • Describe DEF composition, safety concerns, storage requirements, and perform a DEF concentration test during a lab exercise
  • Describe the function of the operator warning system and explain the operator inducement strategies
  • Identify the emissions being targeted for reduction and explain how Tier 4 Interim and Final achieve these results
  • Identify the location of all components related to Caterpillar Tier 4 product
  • Describe the flow and function of all components related to the various Tier 4 systems

 

Customer Training

Fundamental Hydraulics
$1,500 per person

Three-day Course
24 Instructional Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Course Description

This course will give you confidence to explain and identify Pascals law. Introduce you to the function of fixed and variable displacement pumps and teach you hydraulic control systems to include manual, pilot, and electrohydraulic. You will also learn the rules of series and parallel hydraulic circuits, directional control valves, pressure control valves, flow control valves, and accumulators. You will gain experience reading hydraulic schematics.

What to bring to class:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Work Boots
  • Gloves
  • Laptop
    • SIS2.0 if possible

Course Outcomes

  • Understand and apply Pascal’s law to basic hydraulic circuits (serial and parallel)
  • Identify and understand the common types of hydraulic pumps used in Caterpillar product
  • Identify hydraulic components using hydraulic schematics and on a machine
  • Understand the system operation found in typical hydraulic directional control valves: different center options, manual control systems, pilot control systems, and electrohydraulic control systems
  • Identify and understand the function of the various pressure control valve types found in common machine hydraulic systems: pressure reducing valves, reliefs valves, compensator valves, and load sense circuits
  • Describe the function and necessity of flow control valves in a hydraulic system
  • Identify and understand the function of hydraulic accumulators in various systems

Customer Training

Next Generation Hydraulic Excavator Small & Medium
$1,500 per person

Three-day Course
24 Instructional Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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June 25-27

Hillsboro, Oregon

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July 23-25

San Leandro, California

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Course Description

This course will cover 313 to 340 machine introduction; component locations; monitor functions; electronic control systems; the hydraulic pump system (including the main control valve and return oil system); and implement, swing, and travel systems. Lab exercises will include identifying machine components, monitoring navigation, setting up the security system, programming tools, measuring buckets, and calibrating joysticks, pedals, inertia measurement units, pumps, and main control valve solenoids.

What to bring to class:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Work Boots
  • Gloves
  • Multimeter
  • Laptop
    • SIS2.0 if possible

Course Outcomes

  • Identify and describe all maintenance and service points
  • Identify and describe the electronic controls and monitoring system changes
  • Identify and describe the hydraulic system changes
  • Test, adjust, calibrate, and troubleshoot the electro-hydraulic system