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Plug Valve Maintenance

Course Details

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of how plug valves work and the need for preventative maintenance routines. The course is 50% workshop based, providing hands-on training on when and how to carry out the lubrication process, using VALTEX sealant injection equipment.

Each candidate will appreciate plug valve characteristics and will be able to identify and distinguish between lubricated and non-lubricated plug valves.

Training focuses on:

Characteristics and functions of plug valves
Plug valve types
Sealing functions
Plug valve failures
Plug valve maintenance
Plug valve maintenance
Practical training is delivered in our custom-built training workshop.

Course Objectives

Following training, attendees will be able to:
What a plug valve is and how functions
The advantages and disadvantages to using plug valves
Failures that can effect plug valves, and how to prevent or reduce these effects
The importance of planned maintenance routines
The equipment and media used in the sealant injection process
How to inspect and use injection equipment and fittings safely

Who Should Attend

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


1 Day programme


Please enquire about further Plug Valve Maintenance dates below.