GuardLogix Application Development and Troubleshooting

Course Purpose: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to create a Studio 5000 Logix Designer® project for a GuardLogix® system and troubleshoot a previously operational GuardLogix system.

You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:

  • Learning GuardLogix concepts and terminology
  • Creating and configuring a GuardLogix project
  • Adding and configuring CompactBlock™ Guard I/O™ and POINT Guard I/O™ safety modules
  • Generating Safety Signatures and locking/unlocking a GuardLogix controller
  • Programming safety instructions
  • Troubleshooting a GuardLogix project

Course Length: This is a three-day course.

Course Agenda:

Day 1

  • Identifying GuardLogix Controller Functionality
  • Identifying GuardLogix System Hardware Components
  • Configuring GuardLogix Controller Properties and Safety Options
  • Configuring Guard I/O Safety Modules for a GuardLogix Project
  • Downloading and Uploading a GuardLogix Project

Day 2

  • Producing and Consuming GuardLogix Safety Data Over an EtherNet/IP Network and Mapping Safety Tags
  • Programming a Dual Channel Input Stop Instruction
  • Programming a Dual Channel Input Stop with Test and Mute Instruction
  • Programming Sensor Muting Instructions
  • Programming a Configurable Redundant Output Instruction
  • Programming a Five Position Mode Selector Instruction
  • Programming a Safety Mat Instruction

Day 3

  • Troubleshooting GuardLogix Controller Problems
  • Troubleshooting and Replacing Guard I/O Safety Modules
  • Integrated Practice: Programming Safety Instructions
  • Integrated Practice: Troubleshooting GuardLogix System Components

Additional Information:

Class begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Times are approximate. Due to COVID-19, the classes may be held at an offsite location near the branch listed on the schedule. Exact times and the location of the class will be sent in your confirmation email from Rockwell Automation.

Class location
1323 Whigham Place
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

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