990-PTB1 Basic Pneumatic Troubleshooting

A Student Reference Guide sourced from the system’s interactive eLearning includes the entire series’ technical content from the learning objectives.



  • Electricity (100-240 VAC/50-60 Hz/1 phase)
  • Compressed Air


  • Mobile Technology Workstation (82-610)


Spanish eLearning Available

Pneumatic Troubleshooting Skills Training | Portable Training

Portable Pneumatic Troubleshooting Learning System: 990-PTB1

Amatrol’s Portable Pneumatics Troubleshooting Learning System (990-PTB1) teaches a variety of hands-on pneumatic troubleshooting skills that are vital for those who will perform industrial maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting on pneumatic systems used in real-world automation machinery, packaging equipment, pharmaceutical applications, and chemical handling tasks. The system features real-world components, such as valves, switches, and gauges — all within a convenient, durable, portable learning system.

Some of the portable pneumatic troubleshooting training system’s industry-standard components include directional control valves, flow control valves, limit switches, and a programmable logic controller. The system also features FaultPro, Amatrol’s exclusive electronic fault insertion software. Using these real-world components, learners will study a wide variety of pneumatic troubleshooting topics, such as air preparation, pneumatic actuators and valves, vacuum systems, and pneumatic systems.

Learning Topics

  • Pneumatic Troubleshooting Concepts
  • In-Circuit Pneumatic Component Testing
  • Filter Troubleshooting
  • Lubricator Troubleshooting
  • Regulator Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Actuators and Valves
  • Quick Exhaust Valves
  • Troubleshooting Vacuum Systems
  • Vacuum Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Pneumatic Systems

Practice Hands-On Pneumatics Troubleshooting with Real-World Components

The portable pneumatic troubleshooting training system features real-world components learners will encounter on the job, including directional control valves, double acting cylinders, flow control valves, vacuum and pressure gauges, and a S71200 Siemens PLC — all within a convenient, durable, portable learning system. Learners will learn hands-on skills, such as troubleshooting filters, cylinders, flow control valves, and quick exhaust valves via an in-circuit test. Learners will also practice troubleshooting low pressure, high pressure, actuators that move out of sequence, and actuator speed.

Practice Realistic Pneumatics Troubleshooting with FaultPro, an Amatrol Exclusive

The portable pneumatic troubleshooting training system features FaultPro, Amatrol’s exclusive electronic fault insertion system. FaultPro allows users to insert more than 30 faults into the system for realistic troubleshooting of situations they will encounter on the job. FaultPro’s computer-based faults automatically track progress, enabling learners to gain troubleshooting skills in a self-paced environment that ensures that faults are inserted safely, protecting both learners and equipment.

Curriculum Features Engaging, Highly-Interactive Multimedia

Amatrol’s curriculum features a highly-interactive, multimedia format that includes stunning 3D graphics and videos, voiceovers of all text, and interactive quizzes and exercises designed to appeal to learners with different learning styles. The pneumatic troubleshooting curriculum teaches learners a variety of pneumatic troubleshooting topics, including symptoms of lubricator failure, the function of a rotary actuator, symptoms of vacuum switch failure, and how to troubleshoot zero pressure.

Free Learning Management System (LMS)

Amatrol eLearning is easy-to-use for both students and instructors. Its web-based interface is simple to navigate and available on any WebGL-compatible Internet browser. Instructors love Amatrol eLearning for its simple, yet sophisticated Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS allows instructors to create custom courses, monitor student participation, track course progress, assess knowledge levels prior to a course, and test knowledge levels after completion. Learners appreciate the fact that they can start and stop as needed, moving through each Amatrol course at their own pace. If a self-review reveals that they didn’t understand a particular topic as well as they thought they did, they can revisit it before moving on.

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