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 November, 17 2020
Class begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Times are approximate. Exact times will be sent in your confirmation email from Rockwell Automation.

Class location
170 Mabry Hood Road
Knoxville, TN 37922

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