This course is for engineers, technicians and others responsible for the selection, sizing, and application of control valves, actuators and control valve instrumentation.
This 3-day course reviews design and operating principles of control valves, actuators, positioners and related accessories. It describes the sizing and selection methods for a broad variety of control valves assemblies. Students will solve several demonstration sizing and selection problems using Fisher Specification Manager and published materials, plus participate in equipment demonstrations and hands-on workshops. Students who complete this course will:
select the proper valve characteristic for a given process
choose suitable styles of control valves for an application
size control valves and actuators
properly apply positioners and instruments
Some experience with industrial controls equipment including control valves and actuators would be helpful.
Control Valve Selection: Rotary/Sliding Stem
Actuator Selection and Sizing
Liquid Valve Sizing
Gas Valve Sizing
Positioners and Transducers
Valve Application Guidelines
Valve Packing Considerations
PCE Pacific, Inc. 22011 26th Avenue SE Bothell, WA 98021
August 18-20, 2020
August 4, 2020
Purchase order or payment is required at the time of enrollment. PO, checks and credit cards acceptable and made payable to PCE Pacific, Inc.
Please call: Megan Nichols 425-527-0053 or
If your plans or budgets change, you may cancel your reservation up to 14 calendar days prior to the start of the course without incurring a cancellation charge. Limited enrollment makes it necessary to charge 50% of the full tuition for cancellations received during the 14 days prior to the start of the course, and full tuition for failure to attend without cancelling. Substitutions are accepted until the first day of class.