This course includes the application of steel pipe grooving used as an alternative to welding. Solid as well as flexible fittings, measurement of grooves equipment selection installation methodology and safety aspects are all included.
On completion of the course the student will have theoretical understanding and practical skills applicable to steel pipe grooving, joining, various fittings, accessories, tooling and equipment. The practical component includes the use of an actual grooving machine and the installation of steel piping.
Examples of Skills:
Actual pipe grooving process / procedure on a grooving machine, determination of accuracy, groove depth, fitment of various types of couplings, joints, bends, valves.