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Introduction Diagrams • Simple End Suction Pump • Pump Cross Section • Parts List • ANSI Pump Curve Sensitivity for Pump Reliability • API Pump Curve Practices • High Speed & High Head Pump Curve Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals • How Centrifugal Pump…More

DESCRIPTION API Standard 579-1/ASME FFS-1: Fitness-for-service (FFS) methods for assessing the significance of flaws and damage have undergone significant development over the past two decades and in particular since the introduction of the first editi…More

WHO SHOULD ATTEND The candidates must be employed or under contract to an authorized inspection agency or user as defined in API 653.The candidates must have one of the following combinations of education and experience:• BSc or higher : 1 year supervi…More

Purpose: To present various common storage facilities for liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons and explain their configuration, tank farm requirements, design, operation and maintenance aspects. Course lecturing will be by means of presentations material, c…More

COURSE DESCRIPTION Intensive training in world-class Tank Farm Inspection and Maintenance Management Strategies for Modern Storage Tanks, Tank Farms and Tank Terminals.  The goal of the course is to achieve accurate life prediction, maximum life extens…More

Number of days: 4
Trainer: Bob Wilson

Worldwide competitiveness is forcing the need to construct more effective piping systems, possible only if existing piping codes and standards are understood and intentions realized. This intensive 4 day course brings you updated information on current…More

Number of days: 4
Trainer: Glynn E. Woods

DESCRIPTION: The lack of commentary, or historical perspective, regarding the B31.3 Code requirements for process piping design and construction is an obstacle to the designer, manufacturer, fabricator, supplier, erector, examiner, inspector, and owner…More

DESCRIPTION This is a basic three day course which will train the participants to comply with the requirements of ASME Section IX, Welding and Brazing Qualifications. Participants will gain a working knowledge of ASME Section IX. A review of the weldin…More

Based on the rules for pressure vessel design and construction, this course is a comprehensive introduction to the requirements of Section VIII, Division 1 including background, organization, design, materials, fabrication, inspection, testing and docu…More

DESCRIPTION Division 1 is a comprehensive introduction to the requirements of various codes and standards, regarding inspection, repairs and alterations of pressure equipment, and in particular pressure vessels. The requirements of the National Board I…More

Course Objective Upon completion of this course, participants will gain a basic understanding of the main components and subsystems of audit procedures. They will learn to critique the advantages, applications, performance, and economics of different p…More

Number of days: 2
Trainer: Gert Booyse

ABOUT THE COURSE: This course provides an introduction to bearing technology, including bearing description, terminology, different types of bearings, and typical applications.  It provides an insight into design and features of bearings and includes i…More

Number of days: 4
Trainer: Fred Geitner

Compressor failures can cause significant problems from delays in production to the possible shutdown of the whole plant. However, good compressor operation and maintenance can cost-effectively maximise compressor life expectancy; while improving its r…More

Number of days: 2
Trainer: John Tonkin

DESCRIPTION: The thorny issue of communication in organisations has been the subject of much debate. One of the primary objectives of this course is to bridge the gap between the mechanical aspects of rotating equipment in general, and pumps in particu…More

DESCRIPTION: This course presents the principles, design and application of flow measurement systems. Fluid flow fundamentals are emphasized before discussing the principle of operation, accuracy, performance, specification, installation and maintenanc…More

DESCRIPTION This course is a comprehensive introduction to the requirements of various codes and standards, regarding inspection, repairs and alterations of pressure equipment, and in particular pressure vessels. The requirements of the National Board…More

Number of days: 2
Trainer: Dr. Chris Carmody

WHO SHOULD ATTEND This course is aimed at anyone who is responsible for or involved with the specification, handling or reliability of mechanical seals and systems. In particular Maintenance Engineers and Technicians, Service Engineers, Operations staf…More

Number of days: 4
Trainer: John Tonkin

Aimed at Engineers, Technicians and Senior Foremen, the course aims to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills necessary to: Select the most appropriate pipe specification and material for moderate duties Match the selected pipe with the most app…More

Number of days: 2
Trainer: Steve Rose

DESCRIPTION: Positive Displacement Pumps have many critical uses in industry but it is essential that the correct type of pump is selected. There is a wide variety to choose from each having their own advantages and disadvantages. A correctly selected…More

COURSE OBJECTIVE  Upon completion of this course, participants will gain a basic understanding of the main components and subsystems of gas turbine systems, steam power plants, co-generation, and combined cycle plants. Participants learn to critique th…More

DESCRIPTION: This course is endorsed by Eskom DSM and the National Energy Efficiency Agency in the interests of saving electricity Designed to help engineers and technicians better understand how optimising both existing and new pumping systems will le…More

Participants will leave the training with specific knowledge to eliminate mysterious pump failures, improve the running time and service life on a population of industrial pumps.    Learn why improper pump specification results in: Unnecessary cap…More

Number of days: 3
Trainer: Riaan Breedt

DESCRIPTION: Reliability is the ability of a system to perform its required function under stated conditions for a specified period of time. In real life however, actual plant reliability is almost always lower than it was designed for and built to ach…More

COURSE DESCRIPTION Steam Turbines of several types, which have widely varying configurations and applications, are used extensively in the process industries. These steam turbines represent a significant part of the capital and operating costs of most…More

Number of days: 4
Trainer: Fred Geitner

Compressor failures can cause significant problems from delays in production to the possible shutdown of the whole plant. However, good compressor operation and maintenance can cost-effectively maximise compressor life expectancy; while improving its r…More

The control of fluid flow in pipelines is a complex issue. In this course delegates are taken through the attributes and applications of the more popular valve patterns in a pipe work system. The hydraulic concepts associated with the operation of thes…More

Number of days: 1
Trainer: David W Spitzer

Purpose: This course presents the basics of electricity, hydraulics, chemistry and instrumentation and is valuable to non-experts as well as experts. After discussing the basics of variable speed drives, John will demonstrate how variable speed drives…More

Number of days: 4
Trainer: John Sykes

  DESCRIPTION This course is based on the ISO 18436-2 certification program vibration analyst category 1 syllabus and is designed to prepare staff for the British Institute of Non Destructive Testing (BINDT) PCN VA Cat 1 Certification Exam. The co…More

DESCRIPTION: The ISO Category 2 Vibration Analyst “Intermediate” course is intended for personnel who have had at least twelve months vibration analysis experience and a basic understanding of vibration theory and terminology. The course provides an in…More