Fundamentals of Pipe Fitting - Training Manual - Course No. 190

A comphrensive 278 page text on industrial pipe fitting.
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Course No. 190

72 hours of instruction

Fundamentals Of Pipe Fitting - Training Manual

This book is designed for use in an instructor-led program consisting of classroom discussion, demonstration, skill practice and self-study. The 278 page training text includes: 1. Identification (types of pipe and pipe fittings, valves gaskets, orifice plates and pipe hangers. Materials of construction, methods of joining and function are discussed) 2. Layout (orthographic and isometric sketching, piping symbols, and reading sketches)

3. Measurement (principles of measurement, mathematical computation including fractions and right angle trigonometry, fitting allowance, thread engagement, simple offsets and rolling offsets)

4. Fabrication, Assembly and Installation (safety precautions, tools, making up a threaded joint, making up a flanged joint, fitting up for welding, installation of valves, fabrication of pipe hangers and allowance for expansion)

5. Bending Pipe (layout of bends, fillers, hydraulic benders and hickey benders)

6. Testing a Piping System (objectives, testing medium, test pressure and types of tests) 7. Breaking Into a Piping System 8. Explanation of Abbreviations and 9. Glossary    

Prerequisites - Basic mathematical computation, knowledge of hand tools, knowledge of measuring tools and a knowledge of fundamental safety practices.       

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