SMC’s tabletop mechatronics training systems each perform a series of different material handling functions to teach students hands-on concepts and skills in pneumatics, PLC programming, sensors, vacuum technology, and more.
Using all industrial SMC components, commonly found in industrial settings worldwide, each MAP-200 series training systems teaches a unique material handling and assembly process. The complete assembly includes a body part, bearing, shaft, and cover.
Each MAP-200 Training System includes your Choice of PLC, or can be connected to the SMC PCT-200 PLC/HMI Training System for advanced control!
MAP-201: Body Supply Part Feeder + Detector/Ejector
A gravity feeder houses the parts in a column (1). Each part has a non-symmetrical interior housing and is ejected by a pneumatic cylinder (2). The correct orientation of the part is verified using a cylinder with a plunger (3). After verification, an oval section pneumatic cylinder (4) moves the work-piece to the final position. Otherwise, a single acting cylinder (5) removes the part via the evacuation ramp.
MAP-202: Vacuum-Held Handling Device with Two Shafts
This is a cartesian handling device with two shafts (1) which moves a part from one position to another, holding it with a set of three vacuum pads (2).
MAP-203: Vertical Revolving Handling Device with Internal Gripper of Bearing
This module uses a revolving handling device (1) with an internal gripper (2) which moves the part from one position to another.
MAP-204: Horizontal Rotolinear Handling Device with External Gripper of Shaft
It consists of a roto-linear handling device (1) fitted with an external pneumatic gripper (2) which moves a part from one position to another.
MAP-205: Complete Mini-Cell Assembly
MAP-205 integrates the previous four didactic handling systems, MAP-201, MAP-202, MAP-203 and MAP-204, into an assembly mini-cell. It carries out a complete assembly process of four parts.
The assembly process consists of feeding a base, checking whether it is in the correct position, inserting a bearing, then a shaft and finally a cover. The dismantling process can be performed in the same way.
The troubleshooting simulation system TROUB-200 is included, which generates up to 16 different breakdowns to be diagnosed by the user. Includes the option of integrating a communication interface that allows the user to access the PLC remotely and perform necessary remote maintenance tasks over the Internet.