Find out more about our new Technology Hub near Birmingham and the learning systems that are installed there.
Supplier: Festo Didactic
Training Equipment: Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Modular Production System, Flexible Manufacturing System, Process Automation System
What’s being installed?
Industry-standard machines to teach apprentices how to design, maintain, control and program making them ready for the workplace across a wide range of engineering technologies, covering: pneumatics, electro pneumatics, hydraulics, electro hydraulics, sensors, robotics, PLC, manufacturing technology, process engineering, automation & mechatronics.
Festo AG of Germany is one of the largest suppliers of industrial automation systems in the world. Festo has 2,800 patents globally, launches around 100 innovations per year.
Festo Didactic (part of Festo AG) with more than 40 years of experience in developing solutions for education and training across a broad spectrum of automation technologies, is one of the largest suppliers of learning systems in the world.
What are they used for?
Festo’s learning systems are based on the needs of industry and the requirements of the curriculum. They use industrial components and supply comprehensive workbooks with industrial and educational assignments for both learners and instructors. The hardware is complemented with simulation packages which enhance the learning.
Where in industry are they used?
All aspects of Industry, where automation is used such as: Automotive, Food and Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Aerospace, Electronics Assembly, Packaging, Water Treatment Industry, etc.
Why are they great to learn on?
As Festo’s systems are industry-standard, learners will use the same components as the ones in their workplace; highly appropriate for when they work on the shop floor.