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Swagelok Cambridge

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Steam System Training

We invite you to join us for our Steam Basics training course. This course will provide you with an understanding of the fundamentals of steam system management customized to your industry and specific training needs. Attendees will learn how to properly operate, design and maintain steam system to improve energy efficiency and safety, increase productivity and reduce emissions.

Course Topics:

  • The critical areas of steam system management
  • Steam fundamentals
  • Steam traps and water hammer
  • System components
  • Flash steam recovery and safety
  • Roles of various steam equipment, including boilers, heat recovery, steam piping, condensate piping, expansion and insulation

Course Information:

Date: April 15, 2020


Length: 1 day

Location: Waterville, Maine Region

Cost: $150.00 per attendee

Registration deadline: February 24, 2020

Audience: Steam system operators, including technicians, maintenance associates, pipefitters and other plant personnel

Instructor: Kelly Paffel is a recognized global authority in industrial steam systems with more than 40 years of experience in steam and power operations. He is an experienced lecturer who has published over 60 technical papers on the topics of steam system design and operation. Mr. Paffel is known throughout the world for writing“Steam System Best Practices,”which are used by plants and engineers to ensure proper operation of steam and condensate systems. Over the past 35 years, Mr. Paffel has personally conducted thousands of steam system assessments, project management tasks, turnkey projects, product design, engineering assignments and training sessions in North America and overseas. He is a mentor to steam system engineers around the world and is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, ASHRAE, International District Energy Association, AFE Group and the Department of Energy's Steam Best Practices Committee and Steam Technical Committee..