Valve Maintenance with ValveLink™ & Diagnostics for FIELDVUE™®–Operations, 1452 - Emerson Course

Specific for:

Reliability Engineer Instrument Technician Maintenance Technician Process Engineer Operator - Control Valves


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


The following 2 days lecture/practice style course provides maximum class time with hands-on experience working with FIELDVUE™ instrumentation and AMS ValveLink™ Diagnostic Software.


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.
  • Execute ValveLink™ Diagnostic routines and create an instrument database.
  • Understand the basics of HART® multiplexer technology.


  • 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.
  • Introduction to ValveLink™.
  • AMS ValveLink™ Tag and Database Issues.
  • Configuration with ValveLink™.
  • Calibration with ValveLink™.
  • AMS ValveLink™ Diagnostics.
  • HART® Multiplexer.
  • AMS ValveLink™ Security and Account Management.
  • FIELDVUE™ & AMS ValveLink™ Troubleshooting.
  • Review – Evaluation - Conclusion


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

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