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ROBAT 101 - Robot Tool Handling Operations and Programming

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Lab Contact Hours: 2
Description: This course serves as an applied introduction to HandlingTool software with an emphasis on safety, setup, recording and troubleshooting. The course will cover basic applications of the HandlingTool software which includes terminology, testing and refining the program. Robotic operations and hands-on application will be covered to simulate and run robotic programs. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible for the FANUC certification of completion in HandlingTool Operations and Programming, as well as the Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) Certified Industry 4.0 Robot System Operations certification exam.

Prerequisites: None. 
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: As Needed
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Students who already have this knowledge may qualify for prior learning credits. https://www.schoolcraft.edu/student-records/prior-learning-credits.
Course Competencies
  1. Demonstrate safe work habits when installing and operating a robotic cell.
  2. Demonstrate the correct procedure to power up and jog the robot.
  3. Determine methods of recovery from robotic and program faults.
  4. Demonstrate production operations using basic input programs.
  5. Distinguish the difference between input and output signals.
  6. Demonstrate how to backup and restore programs and files.
  7. Summarize robot singularities and how to avoid them.
  8. Demonstrate the setup and programming of a MACRO.
  9. Explain the menu and functions used on the teach pendant.
  10. Apply position register instructions and statements.
  11. Differentiate between joint, linear and circular motion types and uses.
  12. Perform branching instructions.
  13. Modify branching instructions.
  14. Demonstrate jogging the robot in World, Joint, Tool, JGFRM and User.

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