Actuated Valve Training

Welcome to Assured Automation's Actuated Valve Training Center

A BIG part of "Making Valve Automation Easy" is providing our customers with easy to understand training materials. The Assured Automation Actuated Valve Training Center is intended to do just that. Here you will find a complete training course that covers all of the major topics included in valve automation. The course is broken into easily digestible "lessons" starting with basic overviews, and moving to more detailed lessons on each topic. Many of our customers use this training center to train new employees. We hope you enjoy the training center. More importantly, we hope you learn everything you need to know about actuated valves.

Table of Contents:

Lesson 1:
Types of Valves
A brief overview of the most common types of valves. Learn the basic construction and operating principles of ball, butterfly, plug, globe, needle, gate, and fast acting valve types. This lesson also includes some general information on the various types of actuation.
Lesson 2:
Types of Valve Actuators
A brief overview of the most common types of valve actuators including, electric, pneumatic (air-driven), and manual.
Lesson 3:
Types of Valve End Connections
Detailed descriptions, illustrations, and animations of the many types of valve connection types.
Lesson 4: (coming soon)
Valve Body & Seat/Seal Materials
Learn which materials to choose when specifying a valve for a particular application. See how the process media, pressure, and temperature all affect the choice of body and seal materials.
Lesson 5: (coming soon)
Valve & Automation Concepts & Terminology
A description of concepts and terminology that are used in the industry. Get familiar with these before proceeding to the following lessons that make use of them.
Lesson 6: (coming soon)
Ball Valves
A detailed description of the various types of ball valves including trunnion, floating ball, segmented, and 2, 3, 4, and 5 way.
Lesson 7: (coming soon)
Butterfly Valves
A detailed description of the various types of butterfly valves including lugged, wafer, resilient seated, and high performance, as well as concentric, single offset, double offset, and triple offset.
Lesson 8: (coming soon)
Plug Valves
A detailed description of the various types of plug valves including non-lubricated sleeved and PFA lined.
Lesson 9: (coming soon)
Quarter-turn Valve Accessories
Detailed descriptions of the various accesories used on actuated valves including solenoid valves, limit switches, positioners, air filter-dryers, control boxes, and more.
Lesson 10: (coming soon)
Compact, Fast-acting Valves with Integral Actuators
Detailed descriptions of the various types of compact, fast-acting valves with built-in actuators. Both electrically and pneumatically actuated valves are covered.
Lesson 11: (coming soon)
Globe Valves
detailed description of the various types of globe valves and their different applications.
Lesson 12: (coming soon)
Batch Process Systems
Details to come.

Lesson 13: (coming soon)
Continuous Process Systems
Details to come
Lesson 14: (coming soon)
Common Applications
Details to come.
Lesson 15: (coming soon)
Troubleshooting, Maintenance, & Repair
Details to come.
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