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Swagelok Southwest

Your Authorized Swagelok Sales and Service Center

Essentials: Valve and Hose Training | Full Day

Hose Essentials Training Course
PHOTO: Learn the essentials of proper application and maintenance from our experts.

Essentials Training: Hose Essentials and Valve Essentials

Join us for a day of in-depth training on hose and valve selection, operation and maintenance. Assure safe, reliable and long lasting fluid systems and components. Taught by a Swagelok® Certified Instructor.

Next Class is TBD

Interested? Please email Karen.Polen@Swagelok.com, Fill this Form or call Karen at (602) 268-4848.

What do attendees receive?

Upon Completion of Hose Essentials, you will understand proper hose assembly and guidelines for successful hose operations that are critical in preventing premature failures and poor results.

  • Upon Completion of Valve Essentials, you will acquire foundational knowledge that helps reduce costs, ensure safety, and extend production cycles in your valve population.
Course Topics Outline
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon:  Hose Essentials
  • Understand common terms pertaining to hoses
  • Evaluate hose fits for various purposes
  • Recognize hose selection variables
  • Determine hose length and installation
  • Master common practices when conducting hose inspections
  • Discover best practices for preventative maintenance of hoses
  • Recall common issues found in hose applications
  • Identify potential issues and roadblocks in hose applications
12:00 Noon:  Lunch Provided
 
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.:  Valve Essentials
  • Identify valve types, functions, construction, and operation
  • Understand proper installation, repair, and troubleshooting of valves
  • Define leakage and how to control it
  • Define flow and understand system factors impacting flow
  • Identify and list factors affecting services life
  • Learn to read flow and understand system factors impacting flow
  • Learn to read flow curves and P/T tables

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