VFD-503 – Electromotive (Magnetek) Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Electrical Maintenance

Course Name:

Electromotive (Magnetek) Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Electrical Maintenance

Course #:


Course Length (Days):

2 days (contact us for information about optional 3rd day)

Who Should Attend:

Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers, electricians, electrical engineers

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination

Course Description:

This training program starts with an overview of the Magnetek IMPULSE product as used in overhead material handling applications. The course will cover programming the IMPULSE® •G+ Mini, and the IMPULSE®•G+ Series 4 drives in both open loop vector mode and closed loop vector control. The training will also include troubleshooting both the G+ Mini and the Impulse Series 4 VFD.

Topics covered:

  • Fault diagnosis
  • Programing both open and closed loop control
  • Preventative maintenance procedures
  • Troubleshooting using keypad
  • VFD component specification and sizing
  • Keypad functionality
  • Wiring a replacement or new VFD
  • Type code identification and analysis
  • Programming ramp speeds and other drive related features

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

  • OSHA §1910.179 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”
  • ASME B30.2 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”
  • ASME B30.16 “Overhead, Underhung and Stationary Hoists”
  • ASME B30.17 “Cranes and Monorails (with Underhung Trolley or Bridge)”
  • CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”
  • CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”
  • NEC 610 – Article 610 of the national electric code is for cranes and hoists

Posted on

June 25, 2024