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5300 - Control Valve Fundamentals / Sizing for Engineers

Course number
$1 195 (classrooms)
At your plant, in our classrooms or virtual
  • Montreal, QC - French
    Sep 4, 2024 - Sep 5, 2024
    2 Days - 8h am to 4h pm
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Course duration: 2 days
Course duration: 2 days

Learn how to select the correct control valve, actuator and accessories to operate through the full range of process conditions.

This course covers general applications and emphasizes the sizing and selection methods for a broad variety of control valves and actuators.

Students will solve several dimensioning and selection exercises using Fisher Specification Manager software, and will also participate in
demonstrations of the equipment discussed.

Following this course, the participant will be able to select the right valve characteristics for the process, choose the right type of valve for the application and size the control valves and actuators.
At your plant
In our classrooms
Engineers, technicians and others responsible for the selection, sizing and application of control valves, actuators and control valve instrumentation.
  • What is a control valve
  • ​Nomenclature, standards, terminology used
  • Materials and fittings
  • Presentation of available technologies
  • Characteristics of control valves
  • Selection and sizing of control valves (sliding stem, rotary)
  • Sizing valves for liquids and gases
  • Solutions for severe applications: Cavitation, noise, corrosion, abrasion
  • Selection and sizing of pneumatic actuators
  • Best design/selection practices
  • Accessories (positioners, limit switches, handwheel, etc.)
  • Sustainable development
  • Demonstration of advanced diagnostics on FieldVUE positioners

This course can also be offered privately to your team, at your plant.

If you have specific training needs contact us at [email protected] and we will work with you on providing a training experience that perfectly suits your situation.

Or by phone at: 1 800 728-9230