Pressure Valves

Code : O016
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Why Attend This Training Course?
This intensive training course will discuss the terminology of valve types. All aspects of Safety Relief Valves will be also included in the course.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
The course is designed for Chemical & Petroleum Engineers, Project Engineers, Senior Operators, Maintenance & Inspection Supervisors and Process Engineering Personel.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Pressure Relief Valve Design and Operation
  • Codes and Standards
  • PRV Sizing and Selection, Including Two Phase Flow
  • Rupture Disks/Other Devices
  • Relief Device Installation
  • Relief Valve Inspection, Testing, and Repair
  • Relief System Design Philosophy

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Terminology of Valve Types as Defined by ANSI b95.1
  • Safety relief valves
  • Conventional type
  • Balanced type
  • Pilot operated type
Pressure Parts of a Safety Relief Valve
  • Pressure Relief Valve dimensional characteristics
  • Operational Characteristic of Pressure Relief Valves
Valves Types
  • General Valves
  • Safety Valves
Codes & Standards
  • Quality assurance to ASME & understanding of international standards
  • Understanding capacity testing
  • ASMI VIII, ASMI code section I, API 520, API 521, API STD 526 & API RP 527
Valves Operation
  • Gases & vapors, Liquid & critical factors affecting performance
  • Discussions on major types of back pressures including the effects
  • Constant back pressureBuilt up back pressure
  • Superimposed back pressure
  • Effects on standard valves
  • Bellows valves & pilots general selection on manufactures catalog
  • Reasons for Inspection
    • Provisions of safety
    • Condition of safety valves
  • Causes of Improper Use
    • Corrosion
    • Damage seat surface
    • Broken springs
    • Improper setting & testing
    • Plugging & sticking
    • Identification
    • Rough handling
    • Operating ressure
  • Pre pop, Strip, Machine, Lap, Build & Test
    • Pre- testing of valve to be overhauled
    • Dismantling, Inspection
    • Machining of the disk
    • Machining of the Nozzle
    • General machining
    • Lapping by hand
    • Lapping by blocks
    • Reconditioning plates
    • Lapping procedures
    • Micro finshing of valve surface
Assembling Valves after Cleaning
  • Adjusting & testing
  • Test Stand Procedures
  • Test apparatus
  • Leakage rates APT 527 body & bellow test
  • Cold different test
  • Spring setting
  • Changing set pressure
  • Ring setting

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

12 - 16 Feb
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
5 Sessions
27 - 31 Aug
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
5 Sessions

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