Valve Essentials Course

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX, USA

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
  • First ten registrants will also receive a complimentary pass to the Valve World Americas 2017 Conference and Exhibition — a $999 value!
  • Print copy of Valve World Americas journal
  • Digital subscription to Valve World Americas journal Who should attend?
  • 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

The cost to attend this one-day session, which runs from 9:00AM to 5:00PM, is $499 USD.

For questions, please contact Lindsay Jackson at Please fill out the registration form and return via fax to +1-416-361-6191.

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