Valve Essentials Course

Join us for a one-day course designed to jump-start your career or provide a refresher on valve, actuator and control basics.

Topics to be covered:

  • Basic Introduction to flow control
  • Quarter-turn valves, including ball, plug and butterfly valves
  • Common design features, such as end connections, gaskets, bonnets, stems, stem seals, seats, backseats and trims
  • Self-acting valves, such as check valves
  • Multi-turn valves, including gate, globe, needle, pinch and diaphragm valves
  • Valve Applications, such as oil & gas production and transportation, refining, LNG, power generation, chemical processing and utility lines
  • Topics relating to valve ratings, materials, testing and more
  • Problems, installation and maintenance

Attendees receive:

  • Certificate of completion
  • Lunch, snacks and drink
  • Valve Essentials Workbook with notes from the course
  • Complimentary subscription to Valve World Americas Journal

Ideal participants:

  • Professionals looking for a generalized outline of valve systems and equipment
  • Anyone looking to renew and update their knowledge base on this subject
  • Valve distributors and manufacturers' sales representatives looking to expand their understanding of the products
  • New professionals in the valve industry without a technical or engineering background

For questions, please contact Lindsay Jackson at 


October 5
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston TX
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November 17
LyondellBasell Center for Petrochemical, Energy & Technology (CPET), Pasadena TX
Registration open soon.