Webinars and Online Training Schedule

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We have compiled a list of free live and recorded on-demand webinars and trainings focusing upon specific automation and machine safety topics of interest. Presented by our suppliers partners automation experts or Tri-Phase engineers, these webinars may be accessed remotely.

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UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS AND TRAININGS

Tri-Phase Automation hosts this webinar on a newly released VFD
Mitsubishi’s All New FR-E800:  Multi-purpose VFD
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Start Time 9:00am CT End Time 9:45am CT
Presenter:  Chris Cusick – Senior VFD Product Specialist, Mitsubishi Electric
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The  new FR-E800 Series variable frequency drive is built upon Mitsubishi Electric’s proven variable speed control technology throughout years of reliable operation across various constant and variable torque applications. Designed to save energy and minimize cost, the FR-E800 brings together dual overload ratings, auto-tuning induction and PM motors, dual port Ethernet, built in PLC functionality and extended temperature range (-20 to 60degC).

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
 9:00am – 10:00am CT  or  1:00pm – 2:00pm CT 
Taking Control: How to Create High Performance Motion in Your Machine
Presenter: Kollmorgen
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Ever been disappointed by machine performance that looked good on paper, but in reality, was less than predicted? How does a machine builder create high performance motion without sacrificing time and money? Learn how to take control of your machine

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Start Time: 11:00am CT 
iX Developer – Beyond basics: Scripting, Data Exchange, Reporting, Security
Presenter: Beijer
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If you are familiar with the basic graphics functions – but you often come across more demanding applications for operator prompting and guidance, alarming, recipe and batch management, reporting or security – this is the webinar for you!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Start Time: 1:00pm CT  End Time: 2:00pm CT
Remote Site Access During and After COVID-19
Presenter: Advantech
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Let’s face it – it was difficult to access customer sites even before COVID-19. Now—and for the foreseeable future—it will be even more difficult, if not impossible. Travel restrictions, 3rd party medical screenings, and other safety measures mean your teams will have a much harder time servicing, updating, and collecting data from remote sites.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Start Time: 10:00am CT  End Time: 11:00am CT
Maximize Load Capacity, Lifecycle and Compactness of Your Linear Motion Designs
Presenter: Thomson
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If you need to actuate a 500 kN axial load along a 1500 mm stroke, do you use a roller screw or a ball screw? If you instinctively said roller screw, you may not be familiar with high-load ball screws as an economical and simplified alternative.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Start Time: 10:00am CT  End Time: 11:00am CT
Solutions for Whole Body Access as Addressed in the Updated ANSI B11.19 Standard
Presenter: SICK
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Join SICK experts as they discuss how to find solutions that help reduce risk in situations where an individual may have full physical access to a safeguarded machine and remain undetected.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Start Time: 12:30pm CT  End Time: 1:30am CT
Understanding How Power Measurement Can Save You Money
Presenter: WAGO
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• Sectors where power consumption is high
• How does Power Factor affect utility bills?
• Common power measurement application installations

Friday, May 29, 2020
Start Time: 10:00am CT  End Time: 11:00am CT
The Brains Behind Packaging
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
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Monday, June 1, 2020
Start Time: 11:00am CT  End Time: 12:00pm CT
Customized Machine Vision Solutions to Improve Your Processes
Presenter: SICK
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In this webinar, Sourabh Banerjee, Product Marketing Manager for Software and Systems at SICK, Inc., guides you through how you can customize your machine vision solutions using SICK AppSpace.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Start Time: 10:00am CT  End Time: 11:00am CT
Set up servo motion with CC-link IE field
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
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Setting up a servo amplifier and PLC on CC-Link IE Field Basic is easier than it sounds. This demonstration will walk through setup of an MR-J4 Series servo with an iQ-F PLC over this user-friendly communication protocol. Not only will you acquire the knowledge necessary to set it up, but you will also learn about available functionality, comparisons between different modes, and other communication protocols supported by Mitsubishi Electric products. The webinar will also feature a Q&A session and numerous program examples.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Start Time: 11:00am CT 
Web applications with X2 web HMI
Presenter: Beijer
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Web based displays based on the HTML5 standard (like the X2 web) are becoming increasingly popular for operator interfaces & displaying information from SCADA systems, PLCs or other devices with built-in web servers. 

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Start Time: 10:00am CT  End Time: 11:00am CT
Shaft Selection Considerations for Your Next Linear Motion System
Presenter: Thomson
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Have linear bearing or shafting failures, frequent degradation or shorter-than-expected life caused detrimental issues within your linear motion systems and applications? Oftentimes, these problems can be traced back to selecting less-than-optimal shafting.
This webinar will provide a thorough overview of shafting processes, materials, features and options that critically impact performance and life. You will gain the knowledge to make more informed shafting selections for your linear motion applications.

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Start Time: 1:00pm CT  End Time: 1:30 pm CT
Under the Hood of Closed-Loop Step Motor Control
Presenter: Applied Motion Products
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Join this webinar to (re)discover the technology and latest developments behind StepSERVO Motor and Drive products. See how closed-loop step motor control can open up new opportunities in motion control.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Start Time: 10:00am CT  End Time 11:00am CT
How To Improve Safety & Productivity With Self-Driving Vehicles
Presenter: SICK
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Workplace safety and productivity on the production floor are closely related. Manually operated material handling equipment can be subject to a great deal of wear-and-tear due to aggressive driving habits typical of fast-paced environments, as well as accidents and collisions. The high risk of injury and its associated cost from aggressive and inexperienced driving makes warehouse safety a top concern for industrial settings. In response to these common challenges, the use of self-driving vehicles and robotics in the warehousing industry is rapidly becoming the norm.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Start Time: 11:00am CT 
Top 10 tips for Human Machine Interface (HMI) design
Presenter: Beijer
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iX visualization software combines top-class graphics and smarter functions that provide intuitive operation on the spot. Not to mention the almost limitless connectivity to your other equipment through the extensive list of drivers. If you are new to designing an operator interface/HMI avoid the common mistakes that cause inefficiently or unsafe operating conditions.

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Start Time: 1:00pm CT  End Time: 1:30 pm CT
Getting Up and Running with Add On Instructions
Presenter: Applied Motion Products
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This webinar provides a quick review of our EtherNet/IP implementation using Add On Instructions for Allen-Bradley’s Studio5000 software

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Start Time: 11:00am CT 
Connecting your plant floor to the cloud – using MQTT and acirro+
Presenter: Beijer
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The threshold to accelerating into digital has never been lower than now, closing the gap between OT and IT. Our X2 HMIs and BoX2 devices are now IIoT ready to enable you to move your machine data to the cloud.         

RECORDED ON-DEMAND WEBINARs AND TRAININGs

What You Need to Know about Motion Control with Integrated Motors
Presenter: Applied Motion Products
Length: 55 mins
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How to Use Power over Ethernet (PoE) in Motion Control Applications
Presenter: Applied Motion Products
Length: 60 mins
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Introduction  to iX Developer
Presenter: Beijer
Length: 
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Create smarter applications with IEC 61131-3 automation software
Presenter: Beijer
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What is Deep Learning solution, and how Cognex’s® solution can provide a new and powerful tool for machine vision. 
Presenter: Tri-Phase Automation/Cognex
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Understanding Barcode Verification Results
Presenter: Coxnex
Length: 52mins
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Food Safety Webinar
Presenter: Cognex
Length: 29mins
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Danfoss-Drive – Condititon-based Monitoring with Intelligent Drives
Presenter: Danfoss
Length: 60mins
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Digitialization in practice – for water and wastewater
Presenter: Danfoss
Length: 60mins
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Drive and features for optimizing crane operation
Presenter: Danfoss
Length: 60mins
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Ewon Easy Secure Remote Access
Presenter: HMS/eWon
Length: 31mins
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Smart Tech Infrastructure for Machine Builders: Key Essentials for Developing and Deploying Data Telemetry and Remote Access Solutions
Presenter: HMS
Length: 55
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Painless Frameless: Implementing and Installing Frameless Motors
Presenter: Kollmorgen
Length: 60mins
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RFID and OIT 
Presenter: Pepperl+Fuchs
Length: 45mins
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Expandability for Wide-Ranged CNC Applications
Presenter: Mitsubishi
Length: 60mins
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Commission Mitsubishi Electric Inverters with FR-Configurator2 Software
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60mins
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Mitsubishi Online/e-Learning Training
Presenter: Mitsubishi
Length: n/a
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VFD Harmonics: What Should You Know, And How Do You Mitigate?
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60mins
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Empowering Smart Machines Through the Internet of Things
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60mins
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Time Sensitive Networking (TSN): A Game Changing Technology Transforming the Smart Factory!
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length:
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Learn to Set-Up TSN-Enabled Motion Modules
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length:
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Teach a Robot to “See”
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length:
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Understanding Automation in Material Handling
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60mins
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Reduce Human Programming Errors with RT Toolbox3 & the Spline Function for Advanced Path Following
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60mins
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Motorizer: Servo Sizing and Selection Made Easy
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length:
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Learn to Write Complex Motion Applications: GX Works3 Programming Tutorial
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60min
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The Benefits of Remote Visualization
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60mins
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Features, Tips, and Tricks You May Not Know About GX Works3
Presenter: Mitsubishi Electric
Length: 60mins
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Challenges in Machine Safeguarding
Presenter: Schmersal
Length: 60mins
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Lock Out/Tag Out Versus Machine Guarding
Presenter: Schmersal
Length: 60mins
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Safeguarding On Robots and Robot Cells
Presenter: Schmersal
Length 60mins
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Minimum Safety Distances
Presenter: Schmersal
Length:  60mins
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Machine Safety or Productivity
Presenter: Schmersal
Length: 60mins
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Validation of Machine Safety Functions
Presenter: Schmersal
Length: 62mins
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Machine Guarding Technology
Presenter: Schmersal
Length: 60mins
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How to Safely Reopen Your Plant
Presenter: SICK
Length: 60mins
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Sensor intelligence on mobile platforms helps bring safety and transparency to the supply chain
Presenter: SICK
Length: 60mins
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Photoelectric Solutions for Error Proofing
Presenter: SICK
Length: 33mins
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Navigating Mobile Robots with 2D Safety LiDAR
Presenter: SICK
Length: 60mins
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Edge Detection and Added Plug-ins for Automated Bin Picking
Presenter: SICK
Length: 33mins
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Live Training: Bin Picking with Robotics
Presenter: SICK
Length: 53mins
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Demystifying IO-Link
Presenter: SICK
Length: 24mins
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6 Steps to Collaborative Safety in the Consumer Goods Industry
Presenter: SICK
Length: 60mins
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2D/3D Machine Vision
Presenter: SICK
Length: 50mins
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Industrial Mobile Robots: How to Reduce Risk and Ensure Workplace Safety
Presenter: SICK
Length: 35mins
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Using Intelligent Sensors and Robotics to Change the Material Handling Landscape
Presenter: SICK
Length: 50mins
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Photoelectric Solutions for Error Proofing
Presenter: SICK
Length: 33mins
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Locked-In Learning Series: Unitronics VFD
Presenter: Unitronics
Length: 60mins
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Node-RED Solutions with WAGO IIoT  Controllers
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 66mins
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Creating Function Block and Visualization for Machine Control
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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IIoT – Getting machine data to the cloud using WAGO controllers
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Improve the Control Cabinet building process using WAGO smartDESIGNER online
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Optimize PLC code development with WAGO’s IEC61131-3 Programming Software – e!COCKPIT
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Edge Solutions with WAGO and AWS Greengrass Core
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 90mins
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Electric Circuit Breakers vs Traditional Circuit Protection Methods
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Develop Your Way – Open and Easy Linux with WAGO Controllers
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Advanced Power Supply Features and Why it Matters
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Edge Solutions with WAGO and MS Azure IoT EdgePresenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Industrial Ethernet Switches:Types, Network Redundancy and Configuration Options
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Cybersecurity Features to Consider in Your Automation Applications
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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Integrating Multiple Fieldbus Protocols in Your Automation Application
Presenter: WAGO
Length: 60mins
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