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Swagelok Scotland

Your Authorised Swagelok Sales and Service Centre

Sample System Problem Solving and Maintenance Course

Sample System Problem Solving and Maintenance

Take the guesswork and uncertainty out of maintaining process analyser sampling systems with the knowledge you’ll gain in just two days.

Understanding the design behind your sampling system is key to detecting and correcting problems before they become costly. And that’s what this course is designed to teach.

Specially developed for anyone involved in the maintenance of process analyser sampling systems, this course will show you how to recognize and diagnose common sampling system design flaws. You will learn how to employ formulas, calculations, and engineering principles and, in the end, you will put your new found knowledge to the test and troubleshoot actual system designs.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll learn:

  • Identify when time delay is an operational problem
  • Calculate and optimize sample transport lag (time delay) for liquids and gases
  • Recognize and understand deadlegs in a sampling system
  • Select and maintain sample system hardware
  • Detect sample transport problems
  • Troubleshoot and improve existing sample system designs
  • Understand the ownership cycle of sampling systems
  • Maintenance practices

Sample System Course Brochure

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After attending this hands-on training course, you’ll have knowledge and skills to put to work right away. 

Appropriate for basic training or as a refresher course for experienced maintenance technicians, this course offers plenty of personal interaction with a class size limited to 20 people.

Watch our Sampling System Training video to get a better idea of what our course can offer.


Contact Swagelok Scotland, your sales and service centre to get the course calendar and provide local price information.  Email or call +44 (0)1224 759916.

About the Instructor

Dr. Stephen Jacobs has more than 25 years experience in the design, application, and maintenance of on-line analyzer systems and has installed hundreds of analyzer and sampling systems for applications that range from area safety monitoring to closed-loop process control.