2021 Offerings: Jan. 25-29, April 26-30, July 19-23, Oct. 11-15, Nov. 16-17 Basic course with classroom and hands-on training designed to familiarize students with level, flow, pressure and temperature instruments. Provides review of technologies, terminology, and symbols needed to work in the field, understand P&IDs and perform basic wiring techniques. Includes basic troubleshooting workshop and loop check outs. Also covers vortex shedding, electromagnetic and Coriolis flow meters, pressure, D/P and temp transmitters, set up and commission of state-of-the-art instruments, use of on-board HMI displays to configure and verify health and outputs of instruments.
5 DAYS | $2,500
2021 Offerings: June 14-17Intermediate and Advanced course covering numerous level technologies' theory and application. Provides in-depth training on Time of Flight (ToF) technologies including radar types and ultrasonic level transmitters. Advanced phase looks deeper at each level measuring technology, implementing proper techniques of configuration and troubleshooting. Also covers D/P transmitters, capacitance probes, vibratory and conductivity level switches, configuration, field tooling, envelope curve filters, guided radar curves and filters, mapping, inventory management, troubleshooting and repair.
2021 Offerings: Feb. 9, May 18, Aug. 11, Aug. 31, Dec. 7Basic course designed to familiarize students with numerous valve types and proper applications. Includes in-depth training on valve controls and their application in process control industries. Also covers proper valve and top work installation, set up and commission valve controls, how to configure and document positioner, configuration using handheld devices and PC’s, how to diagnose and correct problems with control valves and top works.
1 DAY | $650
2 DAYS | $1,200
2021 Offerings: Mar. 16-17, Aug. 3-4, Nov. 9-10Intermediate and Advanced course starting with basic control loop fundamentals and process control theory. Followed by detailed look at instrument loop drawings and review of Pipe and Instrument Drawings. Covers review of loop calculations needed to checkout and troubleshoot control loops with hands-on PTU exercises and test equipment required. Basic and advanced lab troubleshooting exercised designed to cover multiple methodologies. To ensure that the student can best benefit from this training, they should be familiar with basic instrument configuration as a prerequisite for this class.
2 DAYS | $1,500
2021 Offerings: Aug. 5, Nov. 11Intermediate course providing review of Coriolis principle then proceeding with in-depth training on density and concentration measurements, field tooling, entrained air, zero points, mass flow installation, set up and commission of Coriolis flow meters, use of on-board and PC-based instruments to set up and verify health of interfaces and signals, troubleshooting and repair.
Advanced course providing a review of numerous Time of Flight (ToF) technologies then proceeding with in-depth training on a variety of radar types, guided wave radar, ultrasonic level transmitters, envelope curves, envelope curve evaluations, ToF configurations and troubleshooting.
Intermediate course focused on the fastest growing level technologies on the market that reveals the pros and cons of the two types side by side. After a short overview of ToF Technology and how it performs basic measurements we will go over proper installation and applications for each. The lab sessions will use multiple methods of configuration and troubleshooting diagnosing envelope curves with local HMI and FDT software.
Advanced course providing review of Coriolis principle then proceeding with more in-depth training on density and concentration measurements. The lab sessions will use multiple methods of configuration and troubleshooting local HMI and FDT software. Includes applying process related density adjustments to maximize measurement quality using details on building 2D and 3D concentration tables.
Advanced course for Free Space Radar Level. Following a quick review of ToF Technology and how it performs basic measurements we will go over proper installation and applications. Lab sessions will use multiple methods of configuration and troubleshooting with local HMI and FDT software. Classroom will focus on troubleshooting and properly diagnosing open space envelop curves with proper instrument documentation.
Advanced course for Guided Radar Level. Following a quick review of ToF Technology and how it performs basic measurements we will go over proper installation and applications. Lab sessions will use multiple methods of configuration and troubleshooting with local HMI and FDT software. Classroom will focus on troubleshooting and properly diagnosing guided wave envelope curves with proper instrument documentation.
Intermediate course providing a review of numerous analytical technologies followed by an in-depth training on theory, calibration and maintenance of pH, conductivity, and chlorine monitors.
Basic course designed as an overview of the importance of drying compressed air. A hands-on class that covers the basics of desiccant air dryers, troubleshooting the dryer, and rebuilding valves. This class is also designed to give maintenance workers and engineers a clear understanding for specifying the proper dryer for the proper application.
2021 Offerings: Mar. 9-11, June 9-11, Oct. 19-21 This Course includes an overview of Gas Chromatography technology and analyzer hardware including support gases, valves (sample Injection, column switching, calibration/validation), column technologies, detector technologies and analyzer oven considerations (multiple, single with internal secondary, etc.). Also includes an overview of Spectroscopic Technologies to include (but not limiting discussions on) X-ray - UV – VIS – NearIR – MidIR – FarIR and Laser-based analyzers (both direct measurement and Raman -shift measurement). Analyzer Application Fundamentals are discussed by type of analyzer and process considerations. Implementation discussions of Process Analyzers reviews project and infrastructure requirements for process analyzer applications including economic justification, basic sample conditioning requirements, calibration and validation techniques, commissioning, training, required maintenance techniques and suggested intervals.
3 DAYS | $2,100
Intermediate course designed to assist engineers in selection and sizing of industrial instrumentation. Covers a brief overview of industrial instrumentation and automation used in process facilities, touching on basic measurements and communication. Includes in-depth training on area classifications and proper device selection of basic measurement types flow, level, pressure and temperature. Ends with comprehensive study of proper sizing of measurement devices under various process conditions.