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Introduction to Valves (CPD Certified)

CPD Certified
Course Date: Monday 17th April 2023
Location: Banbury
Duration / Programme: 1 day duration: 9.00 am start - 5pm finish
Price: £580 + vat (per person)
BVAA Member Price: £355 + vat (per person)

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Course Brief

Valves perform extraordinarily varied and vital roles in the control and containment of fluids in modern industry and society. This 1-day course is designed as an introduction to the subject of valves and valve technology, to allow delegates to gain a thorough grasp of the basic principles and important aspects of valves and their use. The course will also cover issues relating to materials, performance, safety and the environment.

Course Objectives

- Achieve a thorough grasp of the basic principles of valves, their terminology, selection, installation and use.
- Gain an understanding of the construction of the many different valve types, the materials involved and basic standards.
- Understand how valves are operated and the basics of actuation.
- Receive a full course manual as a permanent record.
- The opportunity to discuss and clarify any specific valve problems or issues.

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed at all individuals who have limited knowledge of valves or who wish to gain a broader perspective of their use. It is also suitable for engineers and technicians who wish to re-introduce themselves to the subject

Course Presenter

Course presenter Peter Dix is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

He has over thirty years’ experience in the valve industry, working as a Technical Director and General Manager for some of the industry’s biggest companies including IMI, Dresser, Tyco, Alco and Kent Introl.

He is currently working as a consultant to the valve industry, and as BVAA’s principal technical consultant and leading lecturer. Peter is also the Chairman of BSI’s technical committees on valves, and the UK’s representative to international standards organisations. He is hugely experienced in the design and manufacture of gate, globe, check, quarter-turn, safety-relief and control valves. Peter has devised PED compliant systems and worked with the PED since its inception.

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