Valves - Advanced Level (CPD Certified)
|Course Date:||Monday 24th April 2023|
|Duration / Programme:||2 day duration Banbury (Aberdeen One Day Course)|
|Price:||£600 + vat (per person)|
|BVAA Member Price:||£440 + vat (per person)|
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As we continually strive to improve our training programme we have developed a brand new course, Advanced Valves. This course is entirely valve focused, building on the basic knowledge from the Introduction to Valves course and is suitable for those who wish to achieve a good understanding of the main technical issues for procurement, design, materials, inspection, installation, operation and maintenance of industrial valves.
This course will follow the main topic areas detailed below:
1.Valve Basics, General Background, Terminology, Pressure Temperature Ratings, End Connections, Marking, Pressure Testing
2.Design requirements of pressure envelope, body, bonnet (cover), body bonnet bolting & gasket, gland seal, operating mechanism
3.Materials of construction for pressure envelope, trim, material manufacturing
4.Corrosion mechanisms and NACE
5.Production Testing, inspection & material certificates
6.Installation and Operation
7.Maintenance and Repair
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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