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Organisation Description

Established in 1939, the British Valve and Actuator Association represents the interests of over 200 British companies which are responsible for over £1billion sales each year. BVAA member companies employ more than 9,000 personnel directly in manufacturing and an equal number in support industries.

BVAA VISION
To be the Voice of our Industry while delivering business opportunities for our members
BVAA Mission
To create value for our members by providing excellent business networks, new business opportunities, industry recognised training, technical expertise and influence

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Introduction to Control Valves

    Training Course | British Valve and Actuator Association

    British Valve and Actuator Association

    This course is designed as a comprehensive guide to Control Valves. Engineers and technicians attending will gain an invaluable insight into control valve construction; installation; operation; maintenance and troubleshooting which will have practical benefits when applied in the work place.

  • Safety Valves

    Training Course | British Valve and Actuator Association

    British Valve and Actuator Association

    This 1-day course is designed as a comprehensive guide to safety valves. This course explains how safety valves function and how to size and select the correct valve for given duties and specifications. The course employs lectures; demonstrations and problem solving sessions.

  • Valves: Advanced Level

    Training Course | British Valve and Actuator Association

    British Valve and Actuator Association

    This course is entirely valve focused;building on the basic knowledge from the Introduction to Valves course and is suitable for those who wish to achieve a good understanding of the main technical issues for procurement; design; materials; inspection; installation; operation and maintenance of industrial valves. This course will follow the main topic areas detailed below:1.Valve Basics; General Background; Terminology; Pressure Temperature Ratings; End Connections; Marking; Pressure Testing 2.Design requirements of pressure envelope;body;bonnet (cover); body bonnet bolting & gasket; gland seal; operating mechanism3.Materials of construction for pressure envelope; trim; material manufacturing 4.Corrosion mechanisms and NACE 5.Production Testing; inspection & material certificates 6.Installation and Operation .7.Maintenance and Repair

  • Introduction to Valves

    Training Course | British Valve and Actuator Association

    British Valve and Actuator Association

    This 1-day course is designed as an introduction to the subject of valves and valve technology; to allow delegates to gain a thorough grasp of the basic principles and important aspects of valves and their use. The course will also cover issues relating to materials; performance; safety and the environment.

British Valve and Actuator Association
1A Banbury Office Village
Noral Way
Banbury
OX16 2SB

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