Storti Quality can help you ensure your PE pipeline joints are sound by providing a mobile fusion training unit directly to your job site. Your operators will be able to comfortably train and test for their Operator Qualifications away from a dirt-filled trench and bad weather so they can focus on getting the melt temperature right; determining how much pressure should be applied to the fusion joint; establishing the best heat soak and dwell time for the best seam quality.
At Storti Quality, we provide solutions to all your concerns regarding polyethylene pipeline fusion training. Our mobile fusion training unit is designed to provide our clients in the gas distribution industry the ability to train their technicians on site. With Storti quality, we guarantee hands-on services that will enable our clients to learn the different techniques, the documentation and the procedures needed to ensure the proper fusion of polyethylene pipes.
Operator Qualification (OQ) Services Performance Capabilities
The enforcement of Operator Qualification Training (OQ) is embedded in the current pipeline safety statutes. According to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) requirements, operators must be qualified to ensure the safe transport of hazardous liquids, gases and other pipelines and the burden of the body of qualified operators is on pipeline contractors and consultants.
Our courses provide a good balance between practical training and classroom education. They include
· Electrofuse Coupling and Tee
· Manual Butt Fusion
· Hydraulic Butt Fusion
· Mechanical Joining of Plastic to Cast Iron & Steel
· Mechanical Joining of Plastic to Plastic
· Tapping (Plastic)
· CAD Welding
· Line Locating and Mark Outs
Storti Quality will serve your PE pipe fusion training needs. We provide easy-to-access training schemes right in your preferred training site. Our goal is to provide you with a thorough pipe fusion training, and depending on the level of experience, we have training schemes for;
· New Employee Training
· Preparing Experienced Employees for Testing
To ensure safety in the transportation of hazardous gases and liquids, operators in the gas transportation industry are required to have individuals who are trained and qualified. And it requires that their practices must be evaluated periodically. At Storti Quality, our standards are in compliance with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) requirements. We operate under the following evaluation privileges;
· Hands-On Evaluations with Mock-Up Stations
· Operator Testing Proctor
· ITS Certified Evaluator
· Northeast Gas Association Evaluator
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