Western Level 1 - Design of Steam Systems

Lecture theatre

Course Details

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Course Fee: $1,965+ HST
  • Availability: 18 seats


The Spirax Sarco Fundamentals of Steam Utilization course is designed to teach participants about the fundamentals of steam and operating practices needed to maintain a safe and efficient steam system.

Attendees view steam traps operating under varying system conditions in our live steam lab. A demonstration of a steam to hot water heat exchanger is shown to allow the viewing of both the efficient use of steam and removal of condensate from this typical process application. A brief introduction to condensate pumps is given covering electric and non-electric designs.


Plant Engineers, Operators and those that need an appreciation of Steam & Condensate Systems and the factors affecting their operation.


  • Basic properties of Steam - the Energy Fluid
  • The Steam & Condensate Loop
  • Essential Components of the Steam & Condensate System
  • Basics of Steam Trapping
  • Basics of Condensate Removal & Recovery
  • Introduction to Heat Transfer & Heat Recovery Systems
  • Introduction to Controls
  • Introduction to Flow Measurement Principles
  • Best Installation Practices for Optimum Plant Performance
  • Demonstration of Steam Heat Transfer System

Cancellation Policy: Refunds or Transfers can only be completed 7 days prior to the course commencing.

Upcoming Courses

Start Date Duration Location Availability
23/11/2023 08:30 2 days
Concord, Ontario

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