Valve Maintenance with FIELDVUE Digital Valve Controller. Calibration using the Handheld communicator. , 1451 - Emerson Course

Specific for:

Reliability Engineer Instrument Technician Valve Engineer


This is a 4 days session. The first 2-days of the course will cover sliding stem and rotary valves and actuators. Topics will include valve and actuator setup, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting.

 The following 2 days will be focused on the installation, calibration of the 6000 series digital valve controller (Digital Valve Controllers) using the 375/475 Field communicator. An overview of

AMS ValveLink™® Software will be included. Students spend 50% of their time in hands-on workshops.


Students who take this course will be able to:

  • Correctly perform installation procedures.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting.
  • Change valve trim, gaskets and packing.
  • Install and mount a digital valve controller onto a sliding or rotary stem actuator/valve.
  • Configure and calibrate FIELDVUE™® Instruments with the HART® Model 375/475 Communicator.


  • Welcoming-Introduction.
  • Cernay Site Visit (if possible).
  • Control Valve Terminology.
  • Globe Valves/Packing.
  • Actuators.
  • Bench Set.
  • Ball Valves; Butterfly Valves; Eccentric Disc Valves.
  • Valve Characteristics.
  • Control Valve Noise and Cavitation.
  • Digital Valve Controller Theory of Operation.
  • HART® Communication Signal.
  • FIELDVUE™ Instrument Installation.
  • HART® Model 375/475 Field Communicator.
  • Instrument Configuration and Calibration.
  • Instrument Troubleshooting.
  • Control Loop Wiring Practices.
  • Review – Evaluation - Conclusion.



Experience in instrument calibration and in control valve maintenance, installation, and operation would be helpful.

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