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1st PLC Basics, then Allen Bradley PLC Programming Basics training software.



Allen Bradley PLC Programming

New to PLCs? This Koldwater PLCTrainer Download is for you.


The PLCTrainer Software is recommended before any other PLC training is to take place. This PLC basics course is based on and simulates Allen Bradley PLC programming software. But 80% of the knowledge can be applied to any brand of PLC. This PLC training download never expires, and if you lose your copy, we've got your back (free replacement if lost).


This PLC programming training software includes analog instruction, an area that has been overlooked by most training materials. The PLCTrainer includes a PLC Laboratory Manual full of proven practical applications that allow the student to gain an understanding of the PLC programming instruction set. The screens demonstrating the PLC programming instructions have a look and feel of RSLogix (Allen Bradley's PLC programming software), plus if you own a copy of RSLogix you can open it from within the PLCTrainer course!



PLC Programming


Within 24 hours of order being placed, you will receive an email with download link and activation information.

Single User Download License  $149


PLC analog inputs and outputs are discussed as are the mathematical relationships involved in the PLC tutorial.

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Examples of the plc programming SCL or scale instruction are illustrated with practical easy to understand program examples in the PLC tutorial.

plc programming scl

Examples of the plc programming SCP or scale with parameters instruction are illustrated with practical easy to understand examples in the PLC tutorial.

plc programming scp

Not only are the basics of Allen Bradley PLC programming covered, but the basics of PLCs too. like the first consideration in automation design, the PLC safety circuit (E-stop)...

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Example of plc troubleshooting exercises. The more you practice PLC troubleshooting, the greater your skill increases, the less downtime you have. This PLC training software provides a safe environment in which to practice. The entire PLC tutorial also includes narration!

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Realistic "works orders" are displayed on the screens that require the technician to troubleshoot a PLC managed automation system!

plc troubleshooting training

The PLCTrainer also includes an extensive PLC glossary of terms that are common to PLC technology.

Also be sure to see our free online plc training (PLCTrainer) demo. Google chrome browser blocks java, so use another browser for free online plc training demo.


plc glossary

The PLC tutorial comes with an interactive, self scoring final exam!

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Along with the interactive "self scoring" final exam, the student has the option to print a PLC training certificate of completion.

plc basics certificate

Even if the PLC training certificate is not printed, the score and student name are saved in the "student log file." Additionally, when the quiz is scored, the student name and final score are appended to a colon delimited text file that may be imported into a database or spreadsheet application.... making the site license purchasing option perfect for Technical Schools, Community Colleges, Universities, Apprenticeship Programs and company training departments.


PLC Tutorial

A PLC PDF Laboratory Manual full of College proven and tested programming assignments is included with the tutorial. The PLC PDF Manual is in Adobe PDF format that you can print if need be.


In older equipment, thumbwheels may be used for data entry. (After all, industrial equipment can last for decades.) The PLC programming Binary Coded Decimal instructions FRD and TOD are handy in dealing with them. They are also handy for learning BCD.

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Data manipulation instructions like the FIFO load and unload example pictured here, are explained with interactive PLC programming simulations.

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PLC video animations are used to illustrate some complex concepts PLC programming, so technician can relate code to real world better.

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A list of PLC training resources are available. you may periodically update this list via a free download !


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Within 24 hours of order being placed, you will receive an email with download link and activation information.

Single User Download License  $149


Note, this download version does not come with Free Logixpro CD. This page is for download version of PLCTrainer only.


Learning Path:

We recommend:

1st     Industrial Electrical Training Video Course 10DVD


2nd    Electrical Motor and Controls Course


3rd    PLC Basics (page you are on now)


4th     HMI Basics


5th     PAC - Controllogix and RSLogix 5000


6th     PLC Training scholastic Video Course 10DVD


7th     Online PLC Structured Text Programming Basics Course


8th     PLC Troubleshooting & SCADA


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