This one day training course gives a technical insight into the materials and processes used to manufacture valves. It reviews metal and alloy options for all valve components and explains the manufacturing processes; including casting, forging, heat treatment and surface coatings. Industry standards and specifications are explained, with a strong emphasis on the requirements of the oil and gas sector.
This course provides an improved understanding of material specification, selection and processing for valves in oilfield and other environments. Knowledge gained from the course will enhance discussions between customers and suppliers and gives a better understanding of the properties of materials and their influence on oiltool component design.
Who Should Attend?
Professionals from all parts of your business who require a deeper understanding of the materials and technologies used for valve manufacture. Directors, marketing and sales, designers / specifiers, procurement and manufacturing managers.
The course will cover:
- Basics of Metallurgy
- Corrosion Resistant Alloys (CRA)
- Casting and Forging
- Heat Treatment
- Corrosion and Material Properties
- Introduction to the Oilfield environment
- Specifications and Standards
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