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Regulators and Loop Dynamics

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  • Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov 10, 2020
    1/2 day


This 1/2 day class teaches the principles in which regulators function, how to size/select them and how to troubleshoot these devices when delivery pressure is high, low or unstable. Applications emphasized will include: natural gas distribution, fuel train burner control, steam control and compressor seal control. Students who complete this course will be able to:
  • Evaluate the difference between self-operated and pilot-operated regulators
  • Evaluate the different methods of overpressure protection
  • Properly size regulators and relief valves
  • Troubleshoot regulator loops

* CEU not provided


Course Agenda:
  • Self operated regs: essential elements, force balance principles, droop, boost, spring rate, sizing, internal relief, vent stack geometry, installation calibration best practices, troubleshooting, hands on take apart-rebuild
  • Pilot operated regs: gain, stability, response time, design comparisons, sizing, installation calibration best practices, sense line considerations, troubleshooting, hands on-take apart-rebuild
  • Overpressure protection: maximum allowable operating pressure, external relief valves, monitors, slam shuts
  • Installation/calibration best practice
  • Code review: NFPA86, ASME B31.1, IFGC (International Fuel Gas Code)

Course Dates:
November 10, 2020      Salt Lake City, UT

Price:  $495
Purchase orders, checks and credit cards are acceptable. (Scholarships are available if training funds are not)

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Please Call: Ken Goodwin  425-466-4460  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.