Pipeline Valve Maintenance

Class Description: This session will discuss how a slab and expanding gate work, proper commissioning, and maintenance that can be performed while a valve is in line and under pressure.  We will discuss ball valves floater and trunnion mounted and Double Block and Bleed plug valves (aka Twinseal, Truseal, Danex, etc). We will cover how they work commissioning, and maintenance.    Including packing and greasing injection methods and formulas for servicing these types of valves.

Speaker: Mike Dunn
Bio: Mike started in the valve business in 1998.  He went to college at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah OK and graduated with a degree in Management Information Systems.  Currently he is co-owner of J~S Machine and Valve in Nowata, OK.  J~S currently does work on Pipeline Slab Gates, Expanding Gates, Orbits, Twinseals, Truseals, Wheatley Check Valves, Ball Valves, etc.  They also have a field maintenance team that does valve maintenance and repair in the field.   J~S currently hold factory training certificates from Valvepro, Twinseal, Velan, Flowserve, Crane, Chesterton, Garlock, and Teadit.