Professional Course

Steam Systems Maintenance, Safety & Optimization

TPC Training, In Buffalo Grove (+1 locations)
2 days
1,195 USD
Next course start
Inquire for more information (+2 start dates)
Classroom, Webinar
2 days
1,195 USD
Next course start
Inquire for more information (+2 start dates)
Classroom, Webinar
This provider usually responds within 48 hours 👍

Course description

Steam Systems Maintenance, Safety & Optimization

Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, this two-day Steam Systems Maintenance, Safety & Optimization seminar teaches you how to keep your steam system working efficiently and how to fix common problems and work safely. Steam Systems are not only one of the biggest consumers of energy in most plants or facilities, but they can also be hazardous to work on or around if proper care is not taken. Emphasis is given so that a maintenance technician can quickly identify and solve common problems in steam systems and take corrective actions to reduce energy loss.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

Inquire for more information

  • Classroom
  • Buffalo Grove

Inquire for more information

  • Webinar
  • Online

Training content

Day One

Day One begins with fundamentals of boilers, pipes, condensate systems, and steam valves. On this day, we build the framework for the rest of the seminar.

Steam Fundamentals

  • Boiler & Combustion Process
  • Thermodynamics
  • Reading Steam Tables
  • Steam Distribution & Utilization

Piping & Fittings

  • Piping Materials and Construction
  • Pipe Sizing
  • Pipe Lagging
  • Steam Fittings
  • Expansion Joints
  • Guides & Anchors
  • Support and Labeling Requirements
  • Seismic Restraint Requirements

Piping Insulation

  • Energy Loss
  • Material Selection
  • Sizing
  • Asbestos Insulation
  • Best Practices for Removal of Insulation

Condensate Systems

  • Condensate Removal
  • Condensate System Designs & Operation
  • Condensate Return Management
  • Condensate System Testing & Maintenance

Steam Valve Maintenance

  • Types – Manual Control, Pilot Control & Automatic Operation
  • Leakage
  • Valve Testing – the Safe Way
  • Valve Maintenance – Packing, Lapping & Adjustments

Safety Relief Valves

  • Types
  • Codes
  • Setting
  • Testing
  • Maintenance & Adjustments

Day Two

Day two emphasizes maintenance and troubleshooting. We will also discuss ways keep your steam system running efficiently.

Steam Leaks

  • Checking for Steam Leaks – Safely
  • Managing Steam Leaks & Maintaining System Operability

Steam System Management & Maintenance

  • Steam Effects on Mechanical Components
  • Cutting
  • Corrosion
  • Thermal & Mechanical Shock
  • Steam System Troubleshooting
  • Best Practices in Steam System Management

Water Management in Steam Systems

  • Water Quality and Steam
  • Water Hammer, Causes, Effects & Prevention

Steam Traps

  • Design & Operation
  • Sizing & Selection
  • Testing
  • Repair

Steam Pressure & Temperature Control

  • Pressure & Temperature with Steam
  • Pressure Reduction
  • Temperature Control
  • Pneumatic Rotary Control
  • Steam Isolation Valves

Steam System Energy Management

  • Cost of Steam
  • Heat Exchanger Efficiency
  • Combustion Efficiency
  • Efficiency Tests
  • Flash Recovery Systems

Course delivery details

Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) is a live audio and video classroom experience over the internet with 100% interaction with the instructor, from the comfort of your own home or workplace. All you need is an internet connection, a microphone, and a webcam, and you can join the session from anywhere. With full audio and video capabilities, you are equipped with the tools you need for maximum learning. Visit our Virtual Instructor-Led Training page to learn more about the benefits of VILT.

Certification / Credits

  • Production and distribution of steam
  • Sizing and selecting piping insulation
  • Troubleshooting steam valves
  • Preventing water hammer
  • Pipe sizing and lagging
  • Reading steam tables
  • Testing and repairing steam traps
  • How condensate systems work within steam systems
  • Safely and effectively testing steam systems problems
  • Efficiency testing in steam systems
  • Pressure and temperature applications for steam systems
  • Identifying steam leaks
  • How water quality affects steam systems

Continuing studies

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a Certification of Completion.

Contact this provider

Contact course provider

Fill out your details to find out more about Steam Systems Maintenance, Safety & Optimization.

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest

Country *

reCAPTCHA logo This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
TPC Training
750 W.Lake Cook Rd
60089 Buffalo Grove Illinois

TPC is a leader in industrial training and workforce management solutions. Our offerings include a best-in-class learning management system (LMS), instructor-led training courses (virtual or in-person), over 1000 digital course hours, simulation-based training, cloud-based workforce management solutions, consulting services, and safety training.

Our instructors lead over 2000 class sessions annually in select U.S. cities, virtually, and at customers' facilities. Gain, refresh, and advance essential maintenance skills quickly and apply them in the workplace immediately after returning to work.   TPC helps companies train...

Read more and show all training delivered by this supplier