Valve Maintenance w/ DVC Calibration

Valve Maintenance w/ DVC Calibration


This is a 4-day session where the first part of the course will cover sliding stem and rotary valves and actuators. This introductory course is for valve mechanics, maintenance personnel, instrument technicians, and others who are responsible for maintaining control valves, actuators and control valve instrumentation.

This is course will cover sliding stem and rotary valves and actuators, valve and actuator setup, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting, installation and calibration of the FIELDVUE digital valve controllers using the 475 Field communicator. An overview of  ValveLink Mobile will be included.

Students will also be able to install and mount a digital valve controller onto a sliding stem actuator/valve and rotary actuator/valve.  

Topics Covered:

  • Control Valve Terminology
  • Globe Valves/Packing
  • Actuators
  • Bench Set
  • Valve Characteristics
  • Control Valve Noise & Cavitations
  • HART Communication Signal
  • Ball, Butterfly & Eccentric Disc Valves
  • Digital Valve Controller Theory of Operation
  • FieldVue Instrument Installation
  • HART Model 375/475 Handheld Communicator
  • Instrument Configuration and Calibration
  • Instrument Troubleshooting
  • Valvelink Mobile Overview


Experience in instrument calibration or control valve maintenance, installation & operation would be helpful, but is not required.


3.2 CEU’s


June 3-6, 2014 – Mansfield, MA (8:00 AM Start Time)
September 23-26, 2014 – Bangor, ME (8:00 AM Start Time)


260 Forbes Blvd.
Mansfield, MA 02048
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327 Indsutrial Circle
Bangor, ME 04401
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$2,410 per person (price includes lunch and equipment costs)

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