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MT12 19 Jan - 21 Jan Dubai $3950 Register

This training programme will enable the delegates to understand the different types of valves, pumps and the terminologies used. Mechanical seals, sealing and packing systems, positive displacement and centrifugal pumps, couplings and bearings will be reviewed. Emphasis is on the application of distinct types of valves and pumps and their troubleshooting, maintenance and operation.

Who Should Attend?

Personnel who can attend this course are:

  • Technicians
  • Supervisors
  • Team leaders
  • Anyone who is willing to enhance their knowledge regarding pump and valve technology

Course Objectives

This training programme will enable the delegates to:

  • Choose the right value for the specific application and execute the required calculation for valve sizing
  • Conduct troubleshooting of systems involving valves
  • Strategize the right maintenance plan analyzing distinct types of valves
  • Acknowledge the distinct parameters influencing the operation of valves
  • Acknowledge the distinct types of pumps and the terminology associated

Course Outline

Module I

  • Introduction to Pumping Systems
  • Terminology and the type of pumps
  • Centrifugal and Positive Displacement: Pump performance
  • Understanding Head: Description
  • Friction, Pressure, Static and Velocity: Types of head
  • Friction in Valves, Piping and fittings: Overview
  • Actual Head in a System: Calculation
  • Cavitation in valves and pumps
  • Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH): An overview
  • Gas and Vapour Cavitation
  • Description: Flashing versus Cavitation

Module II

  • Positive Displacement Pumps: Description
  • Overview: Reciprocating Pumps
  • Reciprocating Pump Valves: Description
  • Scroll and gear types: Rotary pumps
  • Identification and monitoring: Failure mechanisms
  • Centrifugal Pumps: Introduction and theory
  • Components of pump
  • Description: Matching Pumps with Drivers
  • Performance Analysis: An overview

Module III

  • Pump Reliability Achievement
  • Sealing Systems Overview
  • Conventional flush plans, mechanical seals and packing glands
  • Seal Failure Mechanisms: An overview
  • Repair and maintenance of Mechanical Seals
  • Failure modes and ways to extend life: Bearings
  • Lubrication: Introduction and overview
  • Plain Bearings: Overview
  • Description: Anti-Friction Bearings
  • Alignment and couplings
  • The concept of Couplings
  • Balancing and alignment
  • Bedplates and foundations

Module IV

  • Introduction to Valves Technology
  • Globe, gate, ball, plug, check: Valves types
  • Flow Characteristics: Description
  • Flow through valves: Overview
  • Describing Valve flow characteristics
  • The concept of Linear, quick opening & equal %
  • Valve Sizing: Description
  • The correct Cv value: Calculation
  • Valve Size Using Valve Coefficient selection
  • Correct Valve Selection: Calculations
  • Sealing Performance: An overview
  • Leakage Classifications: Explanation
  • Sealing Mechanisms: Description
  • Understanding Valve stem seals

Module V

  • Maintenance and valves troubleshooting
  • High Pressure Drop: Overview
  • Description: Pressure Recovery Characteristics
  • Flow Choking concept
  • High Velocities overview
  • Describing Water Hammer
  • The reason: What causes water hammer?
  • Water hammer solutions
  • Isolation Valves and troubleshooting the control
  • Common faults: Review
  • Preventive Maintenance Plan development
  • Summary

General Notes

  • All our courses can be facilitated as Customized In-House Training course.
  • Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • As for Open Enrolment Courses, we offer our clients the flexibility to chose the location, date, and time and our team of experts who are spread around the globe will assist in facilitating the course.
  • The course fee includes facilitation, training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training.
  • FREE Consultation and Coaching provided during and after the course.
Customized Schedule is available for all courses irrespective of dates on the Calendar. Please get in touch with us for details.
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