• Program: Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Troubleshooting Packaging Machinery
  • Course #: ARET1170
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed for persons involved with production machine maintenance, automated packaging machinery systems, machine engineering and manufacturing technologies. Also included are application set-up, troubleshooting and repair of labeling, bar coding, magnetic strip, smart card, conveying, accumulating and palleting equipment. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Differentiate label types
Determine label-printing techniques
Examine automatic labeling operation
Operate up automatic labeler
Identify code-marking operation
Outline coding operational sequence
Use a coder
Demonstrate bar coding printer
Apply bar coding printer
Diagnose bar coding printer
Assess government regulations
Outline mechanical scale operational sequence
Assemble up computerized scale
Outline check weigher operation sequence
Employ a metal detector

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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