Valve Essentials Course


Date to come — George R Brown Convention Center — Houston, TX, USA


Topics to be covered:

• Basic introduction to flow control
• Quarter-turn valves – including ball, plug and butterfly valves
• Common design features – such as end connections, gaskets, bonnets, stems, stem seals, seats, backseats and trims
• Self-acting valves – such as check valves
• Multi-turn valves – including gate, globe, needle, pinch and diaphragm valves
• Valve Applications – such as oil & gas production and transportation, refining, LNG, power generation, chemical processing and utility lines
• Topics relating to valve ratings, materials, testing and more
• Problems, installation and maintenance


Attendees receive:

• Certificate of completion
• Lunch, snacks and drink
• Valve Essentials Workbook with notes from the course
• Print copy of Valve World Americas journal
• Digital subscription to Valve World Americas journal


Ideal participants:

• Professionals looking for a generalized outline of valve systems and equipment
• Anyone looking to renew and update their knowledge base on this subject
• Valve distributors and manufacturers’ sales representatives looking to expand their understanding of the products
• New professionals in the valve industry without a technical or engineering background


For more information, please contact Lindsay Jackson at 1-416-361-7030 or by email at