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1501 - Pneumatic Control Instruments

Course number
On-site or at our offices

Duration: 4 hours

 Following this course, the participant will be able to master the functionality of valve positioners and pneumatic accessories, in terms of installation, troubleshooting and calibration. 

Intended for

Valve mechanics, maintenance personnel, instrument technicians and those responsible for maintaining control valves, actuators and control valve instrumentation.

Course Content

This 4-hour course introduces the operating principles of pneumatic controls for valves. Using both lecture and workshops,  we will cover pneumatic positioners, their components and accessories. You will learn how these components interact as well as best practices for calibration and maintenance.


  • Pneumatic principle
  • Sensor types and components
  • Positioner theory of operation
  • I/P transducers
  • Relays
  • Calibration
  • Positioner types
  • Practical
  • Boosters & quick exhaust
  • Other accessories (limit switches, solenoids)

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