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Swagelok Albany | Connecticut | Vermont | Westchester

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Swagelok-Sponsored Training

PASS Class

Swagelok Albany Valve & Fitting Co., Inc. offers an array of courses taught by Swagelok-certified trainers at a variety of locations. These courses include both theoretical and practical training. Technicians, engineers, and maintenance technicians who take the courses will increase their skill level, knowledge, and efficiency. Please note: The Steam System Optimization course is industry-specific.

Features of Swagelok-Sponsored Training

 
  • Reliable, dependable fluid system performance that results in safer workplaces begins with proper installation.
  • Swagelok-certified training delivers top quality instruction at locations and times convenient for you.
  • Your local Sales and Service Center can help you get your workforce trained on correct installation and assessment techniques that are essential for reliable system performance.
  • Choose from a range of courses -- please see course descriptions below.

Course Descriptions


Process Analyzer Sampling System (PASS)

  • Basic performance criteria and challenges.
  • Diagnosing and fixing time delay problems.
  • Sample conditioning techniques.
  • Sample tap design.
  • Phase preservation.
  • Advanced calculations.
  • Techniques of stream switching.

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Sample System Problem Solving and Maintenance Training Course (SSM)

  • Theory and understanding behind what makes a sample system efficient, and the components used with these systems.
  • In-depth discussion of how to recognize if a problem exists, along with how to repair and how to maintain a sample system in a safe manner, resulting in less downtime.
  • Hands-on, practical troubleshooting techniques and corrective actions to improve sample system accuracy and efficiency.

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Orbital Welding

  • Basic welding principles and the fundamentals of orbital welding.
  • Hands-on, comprehensive review of orbital welding.
  • Equipment enables attendees to setup, operate, and troubleshoot equipment and critique weld quality.
  • Information regarding the Swagelok M200 power supply, weld heads, fixturing, and the tube facing tool.
  • Includes weld sample submission for ASME Section IX Weld qualification.

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Advanced Tube Bending

  • How to set up and operate all three Swagelok tube benders.
  • Use of the Swagelok Method of Tube Bending to accurately locate and lay out multiple bends on straight tubing prior to bending.
  • Other topics include:
    • Single bends
    • Multiple bends
    • Making bends from both directions
    • Bend dimensioning (from blueprints)
    • Accurately positioning tubing for changes in plane
    • How to maintain equal spacing on parallel tubing runs
  • Applications require the attendees to bend tubing into precise shapes as specified on sketches, blueprints, as well as from actual measurements taken by the attendees from actual fluid system components.

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Steam Basics

  • Overview of the properties of steam and steam systems.
  • Steam Basics 1 attendees learn critical areas of steam system management including steam cost calculations, flash steam, steam traps, and water hammer.
  • Other topics include steam fundamentals, steam quality, steam system components, flash steam recovery, and safety.
  • Steam Basics 2 expands on the topics included in Steam Basics 1. Includes review of Steam Basics 1, boilers, heat recovery, steam piping, condensate piping, expansion, and insulation.

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Industry-Specific Steam System Optimization

  • Customized for the industry and specifically designed to address the needs of process and plant engineers. Available courses:
    • Refinery and Chemical Steam System Reliability, Safety, and Optimization.
    • Pharmaceutical Steam System Training.
    • Pulp and Paper Steam System, Reliability, Safety, and Optimization.
    • Food and Beverage Steam System Reliability, Safety, and Optimization.

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Steam System Specialist Training

  • Designed to provide managers and engineers with a comprehensive understanding of their steam system.
  • Attendees learn how to identify opportunities for optimization while running a safe and reliable steam system.

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Advanced Materials Training

  • Technical seminar that can be customized to meet local needs.
  • Addresses customer needs for material selection in customer applications with an emphasis on understanding and preventing corrosion.
  • High-value training for customers on materials and corrosion in typical customer applications.

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