Valve Essentials Course

Next available course:
Valve Essentials Course
December 5, 2017
Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria, Houston, TX

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One-day education program designed to jump-start your career or provide a refresher on valve, actuator and control basics.

What topics are covered?

  • Introduction to valve basics
  • Multi-turn valves: gate, globe, needle, pinch and diaphragm valves
  • Self-acting valves: check valves
  • Quarter-turn valves: ball, plug and butterfly valves
  • Common design features: end connections, gaskets, bonnets, stems, stem seals, seats, backseats and trims
  • Topics relating to valve ratings, materials, testing and more

What do attendees receive?

  • Certificate of completion
  • Lunch, snacks and drink
  • Valve Essentials Workbook with notes from the course
  • Print copy of Valve World Americas journal
  • Digital subscription to Valve World Americas journal

Who is the Valve Essentials Course for?

  • Newcomers to the valve industry—employees at plants and facilities that use valves and related equipment
  • Professionals with experience in one area or product type who need an overview of entire spectrum of valve equipment
  • Manufacturers and distributors who sell valve products
  • Companies that supply and service the valve industry

For questions, please contact Lindsay Jackson at l.jackson@kci-world.com