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Understanding Valve Metallurgy and Applications in Power Plants to Reduce Downtime and Rework Costs


This seminar will benefit beginning and intermediate level experienced Valve Techs to educate on the standards that exist within the valve industry today. You will learn

what all the valve nomenclatures mean, how to apply them safely in their selection and performance within a power utility environment. These are the valve fundamentals that EVERY valve technician should know.

  • Valve Codes and Ratings
  • Valve Metallurgy: What fits where?
  • Allowable Valve Leakage by Class
  • Installation Guidelines
  • Applying Gate, Globe Diaphragm, Butterfly, Ball, Eccentric Disc Valves Correctly
  • Applying Automation & Positioners

Who should attend:

  • Valve Technicians
  • Plant Engineers
  • Plant Maintenance Supervisors
  • Consulting Engineers

Larry Boyd: Larry has decades of experience in applying valve technology in Power Plants as well as other industrial environments. Larry, located in the Kentucky area, has worked with valve technicians and plant maintenance supervisors to assist in educating their personnel on maximizing valve performance in typical power plant applications.

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