Festo Didactic Newsletter
February 2015
Advanced Manufacturing Technology Training Seminars
for Workforce Development in the Greater Cincinnati Area

Festo Didactic will offer an advanced manufacturing training program for industry partners in the Greater Cincinnati area beginning March 2nd, 2015.

AC and DC Electricity training will be held at Gateway Community & Technical College (KY), and Pneumatics and Hydraulics at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Workforce Development Center (OH). 

Register by Februrary 20th, 2015. Discounts are available for booking multiple classes and/or multiple participants.

Download complete info, fees and program  
  Contact Ms. Carolin McCaffrey for details 
Tackling Skill Shortages in Advanced Manufacturing

“A well educated workforce is essential for the growth of a company and critical for driving the economy”, says Nader Imani, CEO. Read more about Festo Didactic activities in the US regarding technical training and education for employability in the latest issue of Trade, the magazine from the German American Chamber of Commerce.

Read the full article 
Join the Productivity Contest 

From February 1 to March 13, 2015 Festo will be searching for the best engineer.

If you are 18 or older and have created a pneumatic or electrical application that makes your life easier and is ideally made up of Festo products (cylinder, motor, axis, etc.), we heartily invite you to join the Productivity Contest to win the prize that will be presented at this year's Hanover Fair in Germany.

Visit the contest's Facebook page for more info  
Newly Released, Web-Hosted Version: Electromechanical System Simulation 
LVSIM-EMS: a Long-Awaited Web Version Now Available
LVSIM-EMS is a simulation software covering the same courseware as the Computer-Assisted 0.2-kW Electromechanical Training System (EMS), Model 8006. 

Students can identify and set up equipment for a given exercise, make the necessary connections between the virtual EMS modules, and verify the connections made without the need for actual EMS equipment. 

Sophisticated mathematical models fully simulate the electrical and mechanical characteristics of all the actual EMS modules: power supplies, motors, generators, transformers, electrical/mechanical loads, etc. 

View full product info
  • Cost-efficient learning tool available on any computer connected to the Internet
  • Can be used as a stand-alone learning tool or as a complement to actual lab equipment
  • Includes virtual instruments: oscilloscope, metering, phasor, harmonic analyzer 
  • Decreases the quantity of equipment required per student
  • Increases students' understanding and hands-on abilities by allowing them to practice with EMS equipment 
Curriculum Exercises to Download
Download these sample exercises and use them in class with your students. 
Electricity Fundamentals 
iconPdf Resistance and Ohm's Law 

Power Circuits and Transformers 
iconPdf Three-Phase Power Measurement

Pumps Training System
iconPdf Job Sheet - Troubleshooting

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