Academy / Robotics Training In-Person / United States / MLX300 Basic Programming with Material Handling

This course is an introduction to programming the MLX300 controller. The course pertains to programming of part picking, case packing, machine tending, and palletizing cells. No prior knowledge of robot programming, however, at a minimum of RSLogix knowledge creating and testing Ladder diagrams, programming Move, Timers, Counters and Compare instructions; searching Ladder Logic and programming a basic process.

Course Overview

This course consists of classroom lectures, demonstrations, discussions and hands-on practice exercises. Covered topics are related to real-world examples and applications. To create an interactive and enhanced learning environment, class size is limited to 6. To perform the hands-on practice exercises, the maximum students to robot ratio is 2 to 1.

Course Materials

Students receive a course outline, objectives, and MLX300 Basic Programming w/ Material Handling training manual. The class will be programming application examples & projects. Students are urged to take notes, participate in discussions, and inquire about specific operating issues.


A "RSLogix Acknowledgement" document must be completed and returned identifying that the student has attended, at a minimum RSLogix skills:

  • Creating and testing Ladder Diagram
  • Programming Move, Timers, Counters and Compare instructions
  • Searching Ladder Logic and programming a basic process 


Primary topics include:

  • MLX Overview
  • HMI Overview
  • Jogging the robot using all coordinate systems
  • Teaching Positions
  • Move Instructions
  • Path Confirmation
  • Collision Detect Function
  • Tool
  • User Frames
  • Interference Zones
  • Shifting Functions
  • PLC programming with motion AOI's


Training class schedules are subject to be changed without notice, based on instructor availability.  All Training classes are held in the Miamisburg, OH Training Facility unless other prior arrangements have been confirmed.

Course Details - LAST UPDATED - 05/18/2020


Jul 7 - 9(5-Seats Left), Aug 18 - 20


This course will run 3.0 days (19.5 - contact hours), class start time & end time (8:30am to 4:30pm).



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