Steam & Hot Water Training

STEAM & HOT WATER TRAINING

Pipe Valves offers training in steam systems. Our experts have a combined 50 years of experience in the field of steam generation. This training allows steam users to more efficiently manage their steam systems, which results in increased production and significant energy savings. These classes are held at Pipe Valves. They consist of a classroom portion focused on concepts followed by hands-on demo in our fully functioning steam lab. Generally, they last about one full day (lunch is included in the registration fee).

Steam System Design  & Utilization - is a look at the basics of steam systems to provide your team a stronger foundation. We will look at each component and how they work together in the system.

Course Registration can be found on our Events page.

Steam System Design & Utilization Agenda

  • 8:00am Welcome & Introduction
  • 8:10am-9:00am Steam Fundamentals (Classroom)
    • Saturated Steam Table
    • Sensible Heat, Latent Heat, and Specific Volume
    • Superheat
    • % Dryness
    • Steam Conditioning
    • Flash Steam/Hook Ups
  • 9:00am-9:15am Break
  • 9:15am-10:15am Generation & Distribution (Classroom)
    • Types of boilers and their operation
    • Boiler Video & Boiler Safety
    • Generation and TDS / Distribution Proper Hookups
  • 10:15am-11:30pm Generation & Distribution (Lab)
    • Boiler - Generation & TDS
    • Distribution System
    • Separator Demonstration / PRV & Trap Workshop
  • 11:30pm-12:00pm Lunch (provided)
  • 12:00pm-1:30pm Utilization (Classroom)
    • Types of Traps
    • Trap Applications
    • Steam Trap Testing Methods
  • 1:30pm-2:15pm Utilization (Lab)
    • Glass trap demo
    • Steam Trap Testing Methods - Hands on
  • 2:15pm-2:30pm Break
  • 2:30pm-3:00pm Recovery (Classroom)
    • Condensate Return / Hookups
    • Condensate Closed Loop / Hookups
  • 3:00pm-3:30pm Recovery (Lab)
    • Condensate Return System
    • Pressure Powered Pump Demo / Closed Loop Demo
    • Water Hammer display
  • 3:30pm-4:00pm Q&A Session, Survey, Certificate of Completion