RAGAGEP Competencies

GCAP’s RAGAGEP Competencies formally Operator III

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Prerequisite: Ammonia Refrigeration Experience
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All of this material is covered or introduced to thestudent at our seminar.  This selection of material will allow success in companies training structure and it follows the new IIAR Task Force Guideline using IIAR;s Ammonia Refrigeration Library and GCAP’s Supplemental Material.

Ammonia Operator III (RAGAGEP)

  • ANSI/IIAR 1-2012
    • Definitions and Terminology used in IIAR Standards
  • ANSI/IIAR 2-2014
    • “Equipment , Design, and Installation of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Mechanical Refrigerating Systems”
        • General
        • Definitions
        • Reference Standards
        • Location of Ammonia Refrigeration Machinery
        • Machinery Rooms
        • Refrigeration Equipment Located in Areas Other Than Machinery Rooms
        • Equipment
        • Compressors
        • Refrigerant Pumps
        • Condensers
        • Evaporators
        • Pressure Vessels
        • Piping
        • Packaged Systems and Equipment
        • Overpressure Protection Devices
        • Instrumentation and Controls
        • Ammonia Detection and Alarms
  • ANSI/IIAR 3-2012
    •  “Ammonia Refrigeration Valves”
        • Purpose
        • Scope
        • Definitions
        • References
        • General Requirements
        • Materials of Construction
        • Pressure Envelope Requirements
        • Marking
        • Production Testing
        • Sources of Reference
  • ANSI/IIAR 4-2015
    • Installation of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
      • Purpouse
      • Scope
      • Definitions
      • Normative References
      • General Requirements
      • Compressor Installation
      • Condenser Installation
      • Evaporator Installation
      • Pressure Vessel Installation
      • Pipe and Valve Installation
      • Components and Controls Installation
      • Insulation
      • Testing of Installation
  • ANSI/IIAR 5-2013
    • Start-up and Commissioning of Closed Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
      • Purpose
      • Scope
      • Definitions
      • References
      • General Ammonia Information
      • Records
      • Start-up of New Installations
      • Start-up of Additions and Modifications to Existing Installations
      • Sources of References
      • Pressures
      • Leak Test, Evacuation, Dehydration
  • ANSI/IIAR 7-2013
    • Developing Operating Procedures for Closed-Circuit Ammonia Mechanical Refrigeration Systems
      • Purpose
      • Scope
      • Definitions
      • References
      • Developing and Maintaining Operating Procedures
        • Content
        • Developing the Procedure
        • Non-Routine Tasks
        • Maintaining SOPs
      • Equipment
        • Customization
        • Compressors
        • Evaporators
        • Pressure Vessels
        • Refrigerant Pumps
        • Purger
        • Oil Removal
      • Systems
      • Tasks
  • ANSI/IIAR 8-2015
    • Decommissioning of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
      • Purpouse
      • Scope
      • Definitions
      • References
      • Preparation
      • Equipment
      • Operations
      • Ammonia Disposal
      • Close-Out
  • Bulletin No. 108
    • Water Contamination in Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
        • Preface
        • Ammonia-Water Relationship
        • Effects on Water Dilution
        • Water Contamination Sources
        • Areas of Highest Water Content
        • Freezing Temperatures of Ammonia-Water Solutions
        • Detection of Water Contamination
          • Apparatus
          • Sampling Locations
          • Sampling Procedures
          • Test Procedure
        • Percent Water Determination
        • Removal of Water from System
        • Safety Precautions
          • Other Precautions
        • Curves
        • Diagrams
        • Appendices
        • References
  • Bulletin No. 109
    • IIAR Minimum Safety Criteria for a Safe Ammonia Refrigeration System
        • Purpose
        • Scope
        • Definitions
        • Safety Criteria
          • Compressors
          • Evaporative Condensers
          • Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers and Pressure Vessels
          • Forced Air Evaporators
          • Refrigerant Pumps
          • Visual Liquid Level Indicators
          • Piping Systems
          • Ammonia Machinery Room Ventilation System
          • Pressure-Relief Devices
          • General Ammonia Refrigeration System Safety Requirements
        • Frequency of Safety Inspections
        • Titles and Sources of References
        • Inspection Checklist
  • Bulletin No. 110
    • Start-up, Inspection and Maintenance of Ammonia Mechanical Refrigerating Systems
        • General
          • Scope
          • Limitations
        • Definitions
        • Ammonia Characteristics and Hazards
          • Ammonia
          • Physical Properties of Ammonia
          • Refrigerant Grade Ammonia Specifications
          • Characteristics and Hazards
          • General Precaution
        • Records
        • Start-up of New Installations
          • General
          • Pre-Startup Safety Review
          • Initial Status and Safety Provisions
          • Electrical Equipment
          • Evacuation, Dehydration and Leak Checking
          • Charging Procedure
          • Testing of Protective Devices
        • Inspection and Maintenance
          • General
          • System Log
          • Compressors
          • Pressure Vessels and Heat Exchangers
          • Ammonia Pumps
          • Valves and Sensing Devices
          • Piping
          • Oil Maintenance and Removal
          • Motors and Drives
        • Title and Sources of Reference
        • Name Plate Data
        • System Component Group List
        • Machinery Room and Auxiliary Rooms Safety Equipment
        • Stress Corrosion Cracking
        • Pressure Tests
        • Typical Schedule for Inspection and Maintenance
        • Sample Details for Register
        • Sample System Log
  • Bulletin No. 114
    • Identification of Ammonia Refrigeration Piping and System Components
        • Introduction
        • Scope
        • Definitions
          • Piping Systems
          • System Components
        • Identification System
          • Piping Markers
          • Marker Body
          • Physical State
          • Pressure Level
          • Ammonia Piping Abbreviations
          • Directional Arrows
          • Pictorial View of a Pipe Marker
          • Identifying Small or Hidden Pipe
          • Pipe Marker Dimensions and Letter Sizing
          • Component Markers
          • Pictorial View of a Component Marker
          • Marker Material Requirements
        • Marker Location
        • Visibility
        • Reference Chart
        • Expanding the Identification Guidelines
  • Bulletin No. 116
    • Avoiding Component Failure in Industrial Refrigeration Systems Caused by Abnormal Pressure or Shock
        • Introduction
        • Scope
        • Definitions
        • Trapped Liquid
          • Causes
          • Preventive Measures
        • Sudden Liquid Deceleration
          • Causes
          • Preventive Measures
        • Vapor Propelled Liquid
          • Causes
          • Preventive Measures
          • Liquid in Hot Gas Lines
          • Initiation of Hot Gas Defrost
          • Termination of Hot Gas Defrost
          • Light and No-Load Conditions
        • Normal or Not Normal ?
  • Brief review of PSM/RMP, Ammonia Characteristic, Safety, Basic Refrigeration Cycle
  • Consequences of Deviation
  • GCAP’s Oil Draining Video Analysis
  • Adjusting and Balancing various ammonia systems and designs
  • Analyze your plants Specific P&ID’s one on one
  • PSI Data Collection on most Ammonia Valves DVD

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