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PSV Appreciation

Course Details

This course is suitable for those with little or no PSV experience who are looking to build a basic awareness of how PSVs operate, the reasons for their use and the functions they carry out.

Attendees will build a basic awareness of how PSVs operate, their construction, characteristics common applications, operation and basic PSV terminology. They will gain an appreciation for problems that may be encountered in the field.

An introduction to PSV re-certification is also given, introducing the reasons for testing, what should be identified and the steps to be taken when carrying out a test.

Entirely classroom based, 3D modelling and a range of cut away training valves are used to aid visualisation.

Course Content

What is a PSV?
PSV terminology
PSV Types and how these function
PSV guidelines
Associated devices
PSV testing and certification
General guidance

Course Objectives

Following training, attendees will be able to:
List basic valve types
Visually identify valves by type
State the various types of media they can be used on, and the advantages of each
State common defects
Identify potential problems that may cause loss of production or situations with safety implications

Who Should Attend

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


1 Day programme


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