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Butterfly Valves

Course Details

This partially workshop based course provides an understanding of how butterfly valves work, the functions they perform, their limitations, advantages and disadvantages.

Candidates will gain the ability to visually identify valves by type, list basic butterfly valve design characteristics and will be aware of common butterfly valve defects and possible repair solutions for these.

Practical training is delivered in our custom-built training workshop.

Course Content

Typical applications
Valve types
Function and design
Seat types
Valve selection
Testing standards
Inspection/Recognition of Faults
Auxiliary Equipment
Workshop Session

Course Objective

Following training, attendees will:

Be familiar with various butterfly valve applications
Understand the operation principles of butterfly valves
Appreciate the limitations of butterfly valves
Be familiar with standard routines for the removal and re-installation of butterfly valves
Appreciate the ways that butterfly valves can be inspected, repaired, modified and tested

Who Should Attend

This course has been designed for engineers, operators and mechanical technicians.


1 Day programme


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