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Swagelok Scotland

Your Authorised Swagelok Sales and Service Centre

Pressure Regulator Training Course

Pressure Regulators

Course Aims

To provide delegates with an understanding of the function of Pressure Regulators and the importance of correct selection whilst identifying associated performance issues that commonly occur to increase system efficiency. Provide guidance on appropriate inspection, testing and planned or preventative maintenance and have hands-on session to provide experience in replacing key components.

Target Audience

Technicians, maintenance and engineering personnel involved in the selection, installation and maintenance of pressure regulators and associated systems.

Course Content

  • Function, loading mechanisms and safety considerations when selecting a pressure regulator
  • Relate function and performance to associated companies
  • Sizing of regulators and utilising flow charts
  • Supple pressure effect (SPE), droop, choking, lock-out, creep and Joules Thompson effect
  • Demonstrate SPE
  • Relate performance characteristics to the importance of good selection and regulator design
  • Consideration of venting and proportional relief valves to enhance safety for certain systems
  • Practical instruction on actual maintenance of Swagelok regulators
  • Suggestions on inspection and testing techniques

Course Delivery

Classroom and training workshop


Swagelok Certificate of Completion

Course Length

1 day

  • 20% Practical
  • 80% Theoretical

Times of Training

08.30 - 17.00

Course Synopsis

To download a copy of the course synopsis, click here.


Onsite and offshore courses are available. For further details, please contact our Training Division at or call +44 (0)1224 759900