Identification and Construction
- Materials and service ratings for valves
- Types of valves
Day one of this course will focus on the identification and construction of valves. Materials and service ratings will be discussed, along with basic valve terminology. The majority of the day will revolve around identifying the principle types of valves and describing their purpose, design, components, operation, and application. The specific valve types covered include gate, globe, ball and butterfly, check, temperature and pressure relief, pressure reducing, and float operated.
- Position, location, and accessibility
- Joining methods
On the second day participants, will learn about the installation of the various valves. The day will cover procedures for position, location, and accessibility of the valves. Joining methods will also be discussed.
Maintenance and Repair
- Types of control valves
- Construction and operation
- Care and maintenance
The last day of this course will teach participants about the maintenance, repair, construction, and operation of valves. Several types of valves will be covered on this day, including two-way, three-way, and actuated valves. Disassembly, reassembly, replacement, re-packing, and the tools needed for the care and maintenance of valves will also be discussed.
This course is mainly targeted to mechanical technicians working in the field as an introduction or refresher. The course can also be applicable to employees working with equipment purchasing, procurement, storage, and job planning, as well as immediate supervisors to the working technicians.
Persons attending this training should have an awareness of piping and piping system operations.