Valve & Automation Workshop – March 15-17, 2022

Join us for this three-day event, bringing together industry professionals responsible for valves,actuators and the instrumentation topworks per valve assemblies. Gain valuable insights into valve selection and process valve maintenance from manufacturers and industry specialists.


March 15-17, 2022


Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort | $142.00/night plus tax
Myrtle Beach, SC

    • Please make your own hotel reservations at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort (address & phone above). A block of rooms has been set aside under Ferguson Industrial from Monday, March 14th through Thursday, March 17th


     $795pp –  (Includes Workshop, daily breakfast and lunches)

Who Should Attend?

Plant managers; maintenance and project engineers; production, maintenance and reliability managers; Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) planners, technicians and managers; purchasing; those responsible for selecting, maintaining or replacing valves, actuators and/or topworks.


Workshop Overview

The Valve & Automation Workshop will explore the selection, maintenance and working principles of valve assemblies including the valve, actuator and positioner or limit switch.

Manual – On/Off Valves
• On/off Valves – types, advantages, disadvantages
• Applications
• Typical reasons for failures

Control Valve Sizing
• Types of control valves and their typical applications
• How valves interact and communicate with the PLC and instruments
• Criteria for selecting a control valve
• Valve configuration

• Pneumatic – types, advantages, disadvantages
• Electric – area classifications, advantages, disadvantages
• Criteria for selecting an actuator
• Hands-on set-up and troubleshooting for both pneumatic and electric

• Limit Switches – types, advantages, disadvantages
• Positioners – types, advantages, disadvantages
• Hands-on set-up and calibration, changing from a pneumatic to a digital positioner, troubleshooting

Severe Service
• Severe criteria overview (corrosion, erosion, high velocities, high temperatures)
• Slurry valves
• Metal seated ball valves, control valve trims, knife gate valve adders, etc.

Repair & Rebuild
• Manual valve repair
• Control valve trim repair
• Hands-on rebuild

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