You’re invited to participate in Puffer-Sweiven’s Control Valve Engineering I- Training Course #1300 (CEUs: 2.1) at the Houston Service Center on June 20 -22!  This 3-day course reviews design and operating principles of control valves, actuators, positioners and related accessories. It describes the sizing and selection methods for a broad variety of control valves assemblies. Students will solve several sizing and selection problems using Fisher Specification Manager and published materials, plus participate in equipment demonstrations and hands-on workshops. Students who complete this course will:

  • Select the proper valve characteristic for a given process
  • Choose suitable styles of control valves for an application
  • Size control valves and actuators

Properly apply positioners and instruments


  • Control Valve Selection: Rotary/Sliding Stem
  • Actuator Selection and Sizing
  • Liquid Valve Sizing
  • Gas Valve Sizing
  • Packing and Transducers
  • Valve Application Guidelines
  • Valve Characteristics
  • Valve Packing Considerations


This course is for engineers, technicians and others responsible for the selection, sizing, and application of control valves, actuators and control valve instrumentation.


Some experience with industrial controls equipment including control valves and actuators would be helpful.


June 20-22, 2017

Sponsored By

Emerson Educational Services and Puffer-Sweiven

Course Location

Puffer-Sweiven | Houston Service Center | 12305 Kurland Dr. | Houston, TX 77034


$2,800/student. Please make purchase order out to Puffer-Sweiven

Contact Person(s)

Enrollment – Nonna Potts | | (281) 470-5313

Technical Information – Craig Jeane | | (281) 470-4370

Registration is taking place now, be sure to reserve your opportunity for advancement.

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