Trim Management System Customer Training Course

Date: To be confirmed

Place: Progress Point, Copenhagen, Denmark

Marel contact: Ellert Þor Arason

Target group: Maintenance engineers

Max number of attendees: 6

Language: English

Price: €1,850 per person

Includes three days of technical training, handouts, lunches, refreshments, dinner on day two, and transfer between hotal and Progress Point each day. Hotel and travel costs not included. Pay for two people and a third can attend the course free of charge.

Course description

Train engineers in basic maintenance and troubleshooting and provide knowledge on the technology in our Trim Management System (TMS).


After the course, participants should be able to:

  • understand the basics of the TMS
  • perform basic maintenance
  • perform basic troubleshooting
  • assemble the system correctly after cleaning
  • understand production flow and the most common production parameters
  • understand the main hardware and software components
  • Understand basic X-ray technology
  • Understand technical specification of the TMS
  • Understand safety circuit

Course outline

Day 1 - 09.00–16.30

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Basic system understanding
    • System modules
    • Product flow
    • Start up/shut down
    • Different running modes
  • System limitations and performance measurements
    • Size limitations
    • Throughput
    • Conveyor belt speeds
  • Technical specifications
    • Infeed station
    • SensorX
    • Grader
  • GUI
    • Infeed station GUI
    • SensorX GUI
    • ESCA GUI
  • Hands on training
    • Switch between run modes
    • Correct assembly after cleaning
    • Main components

Day 2 - 09.00–16.30

  • Basic hardware/software components
    • mac4
    • M3210
    • M6000
    • Pluto init
    • CAN network and modules
    • Inverters
    • Motors
    • Communication between different components
  • Safety circuit
    • Main components
    • Safety module interlock
    • Basic X-ray technology
    • What is x-ray?
    • How does it work?
    • How to measure x-ray radiation leakage
    • What can we scan?
    • What can we find?
  • Hands on training
    • Adjusting pneumatic arms
    • Belt tension
    • Infeed station buffer adjustments
    • Correct air pressure

Group dinner in the evening

Day 3 - 09.00–16.30

  • Basic calibrations
    • X-ray calibration
      • Offset
      • Gain
    • Weight calibration
    • CL validation
  • Basic troubleshooting
  • Basic maintenance
    • What to look for when replacing a part
    • What would be recommended to have on stock assembled
  • Basic Innova reports
  • Hands on training
  • Marel service vision and service setup
  • Course wrap up and discussions


  • Course presentation
  • USB memory stick containing course materials