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Training

Customer Educational Seminars
(Breakfasts, Lunches, Full Day and Half Day)

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Our Sales Experts come to you with the latest product & manufacturer info that will help you make great decisions in your planning & buying. Set up a Breakfast Briefing, a Lunch & Learn, a 4 O’Clock Takeaway, or other conveniently-timed event for your company. Contact your Sales Rep or Owner Joel Scott today.

Service Seminars

VJ Stanley is proud to offer expert training on a variety of technical topics for your benefit! These topics include general information, proper installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.We can do these seminars in almost any quiet room, providing that you can supply enough tables and chairs for everyone as well as a screen or a flat smooth wall for the power point portion and a strong 6' or 8' table for our samples. We will provide our own power point projector and laptop as well as all literature.

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Technical Courses...

Courses currently including Pumps, Steam Traps, and Pressure & Temperature Reducing Valves. John Ruffner's35 years of experience with multiple vendors allows him to share the most important lessons he has learned along the way. And having multiple systems & equipment available for hands-on learning is a wonderful asset. Both beginners & seasoned veterans will benefit in some way!

Contact Sales Expert Chris Tomeno & let him know your interest in one of these great seminars. He will let you know when the calendar date is available.

Course Titles: Pump Training, Steam Traps, Pressure Reducing Valves 

Pump Training Seminar

Take the mystery out of your pump failures!

This one day seminar will cover the most frequent reasons that pumps fail & what you can do to prevent it. The seminar is geared towards the maintenance person that wants to be more than just a parts changer. Find out how you can solve most of your pump problems, make your job easier, and save money.

Course Overview

  • History of Armstrong, B&G and Shipco Pumps
  • Principles of Centrifugal Pump Operation (how do pumps work?)
  • What is a pump curve
  • How to solve pump problems using pump curves
  • What causes seals, bearings couplers and motors to fail prematurely?
  • Armstrong, B&G and Shipco InterchangeabilityGetting the most out of your parts inventory
  • Questions & Answers

Anyone can learn something from this seminar, regardless of whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need additional information.

John Ruffner, Technical Sales & Service | 716-474-1671

“The VJ Stanley pump seminar is good for both the experienced and inexperienced guys. It allows them to see the whole picture of why we have failures and what needs to be done to correct the problems we encounter every day. We would like to get more training thru VJ Stanley!”

Terry Justinger
Mechanical Equipment/Refrigeration/Sheet-Metal
SUNY @ Buffalo

Informational Steam Trap Seminar

Note: Please allow 3-1/3 to 4 hours for this seminar

Our steam trap seminar is geared toward anyone wishing to learn more about the many types of steam traps, why they are needed and how they work, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each type. We also cover the complete steam and condensate return system and proper piping along with steam trap installations, common problems, selecting the correct steam trap for different applications and proper sizing. 

The half-day seminar is a mix of our power point presentation and cut-a way samples to pass around for a better understanding of the internal components of each type of trap and how they work. The seminars are normally conducted at our training facility in Rochester, but we can do them in almost any quiet room providing that you can supply enough tables and chairs for everyone as well as a screen or a flat smooth wall for the power point portion and a strong 6 or 8 table for our samples. We will provide our own power point projector and laptop as well as all literature. 

Please note: our seminars are designed to be an informal and informational training seminar with little or no sales pitch. The following is a general outline.

Course Overview

  1. Introduction
  2. Why Steam Traps are needed  and the cost of energy
  3. What does a steam trap do
  4. Types of steam traps
  5. Differences between live and flash steam
  6. Proper Piping and Installation
  7. Information required for proper selection and sizing
  8. Questions and answers

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need additional information.

John Ruffner, Technical Sales & Service | 716-474-1671

Proper Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Steam Pressure Reducing Valves and Temperature Regulators Seminar

Note: Please allow 3-1/3 to 4 hours for this seminar 

This seminar is geared more toward the maintenance personal but can be advantageous for anyone wanting to learn about the proper installation, operation and maintenance of the steam  pressure and temperature regulators that are used to control the steam pressure and or temperature in your facilities. 

The seminar is a mix of our power point presentation and cut-a-way samples to pass around for a better understanding of the internal components of each type of valves and pilots and how they work. The seminars are normally conducted at our training facility in Rochester but we can do them at your location, in almost any quiet room, providing that you can supply enough tables and chairs for everyone as well as a screen or flat smooth wall for the power point portion and a strong 6 or 8 foot table for our samples. We will provide our own power point projector and laptop as well as all literature.

Please note: our seminars are designed to be an informal training seminar with little or no sales pitch. 

Course Overview

  1. Types of Main Valves and Pilots
  2. Proper sizing and installations 
  3. Operation and troubleshooting
  4. Maintenance and service tips
  5. Questions and answers

 Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need additional information.

John Ruffner, Technical Sales & Service| 716-474-1671

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Not sure what you need? Special Options? Immediate help? Give us your requirements and we will contact you as soon as possible.







“The VJ Stanley pump seminar is good for both the experienced and inexperienced guys. It allows them to see the whole picture of why we have failures and what needs to be done to correct the problems we encounter every day. We would like to get more training thru VJ Stanley!”

Terry Justinger

Mechanical Equipment/Refrigeration/Sheet-Metal

SUNY @ Buffalo