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Swagelok Steam Services Training

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Swagelok Steam Services Training

Enhance Your Steam Systems via Training Customized to Your Needs


  • Gain an understanding of steam system management customized to your industry and specific training needs
  • Learn how to properly operate, design and maintain a steam system to improve energy efficiency and safety, increase productivity and reduce emissions


Steam Basics Training

  • The critical areas of steam system management, including steam cost calculations, flash steam, steam traps and water hammer
  • Steam fundamentals, steam quality, steam system components, flash steam recovery and safety
  • The roles of various steam equipment, including boilers, heat recovery, steam piping, condensate piping, expansion and insulation

Steam System Specialist Training

  • Comprehensive information covering steam systems from steam generation through condensate recovery
  • How to identify opportunities for optimization while running a safe and reliable steam system
  • The basics of steam generation equipment (boilers) and associated components

Who Should Attend

  • Steam Basics Training: steam system operators, including technicians, maintenance associates, pipefitters, and other plant personnel
  • Steam System Specialist Training: steam system managers, including plant managers and engineers

Course Length

Variable; 1-3 days, depending on your specific needs


Email to request private training at your site. We will follow up with full details.

Your Instructor

Kelly Paffel, Industry Expert and Consultant: Kelly 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. Kelly 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.