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3-Day NFPA 86 Combustion Applications Workshop

    Certification of Completion will be provided upon successful completion of the course.

3-Day NFPA 86 Combustion Applications Workshop


This Three (3) Day Workshop provides more in-depth knowledge of NFPA 86 combustion safety and equipment than the one-day basic workshops with added hands-on simulation. Day One provides a detailed overview of combustion equipment fundamentals. Day Two builds beyond the basics by offering practical application knowledge using simulators and props, as well as provides troubleshooting tips. Day Three focuses on control and tuning. furnace standards and Combustion Hazard Awareness.

Workshop Outline

• Combustion System Basics
• Equipment Fuel Train Basics- W/Simulator
• Safety Interlock Testing- W/Simulator
• Burner Management Sequencing
• Safety Shutoff Valve Tightness Testing (SSOV & Manual Type)- W/Simulator

• Combustion System Troubleshooting- W/Simulator
• NFPA 54 Gas Piping Safety

• Combustion Control & Tuning
• NFPA 86 Furnace & Oven Standards

• Combustion Hazard Awareness

• Supervisors, Managers
• EHS & Risk Professionals
• Engineering Staff
• Maintenance, MTE’S, MTM’S
• Operations, Facilities, Utilities Employees
• Planners, Buyers, Purchasing Agents

• Apply NFPA learned lessons to your facility
• Understand fuel-train components
• Recognize vented and ventless gas-train designs
• Apply combustion and air/fuel ratio controls
• Identify applicable Standard and Code requirements
• Correctly service system device or component and test same per code or standards
• Understand BMS System Sequencing process
• Develop a maintenance combustion program with annual valve-train safety inspections

Rockford Combustion appreciates your business and your trust in us as your preferred training partner. In response to the ever-developing uncertainties the Coronavirus pandemic has created, Rockford Combustion will do its utmost to accommodate the wellbeing of both your employees and our instructors. With this in mind there are some safety protocols we have recently implemented for the duration of this pandemic.

Travel Information

• Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Approx 70-mile drive NW to Rockford Training Center
• Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
Approx 85-mile drive NW to Rockford Training Center
• Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
Approx 85-mile drive SW to Rockford Training Center

Airport Shuttle Bus Available

2024 Dates

    • January 23-25th, 2024
    • June 18-20th, 2024
    • September 17-19th, 2024
    • November 12-14th, 2024
    • January 3-5th, 2024
    • March 19-21, 2024
    • April 30-May 2nd, 2024
    • July 30-August 1st, 2024
    • September 24-26th, 2024
    • December 3-5th, 2024
    • Available upon request, 6 Person Minimum.

Training Instructor

Our instructor, Mr. Lee Gilbert, is an accomplished professional with a distinguished career in Mechanical Engineering. Holding a Masters Degree in the field, Mr. Gilbert has consistently demonstrated his commitment to excellence and innovation. With a strong foundation in engineering principles, he embarked on his journey at Collins Aerospace, where he honed his skills and contributed significantly to the advancement of the company’s engineering endeavors. Subsequently, he extended his expertise to Eclipse Combustion, further solidifying his reputation as a proficient engineer.

Currently serving as a dedicated project manager at Rockford Combustion, Mr. Gilbert continues to excel. His responsibilities encompass a diverse spectrum, from conducting meticulous audits to delivering comprehensive training. With over 5 years of hands-on experience in the realm of combustion, Mr. Gilbert brings an unparalleled level of engineering proficiency to the table, enabling him to offer innovative solutions to complex challenges. His commitment to precision and technical prowess has established him as a valuable asset, inspiring both his colleagues and the wider professional community.

Training Center

All training courses are held at our Rockford, Illinois, training center, which is located 70 miles northwest of Chicago O’Hare Airport.

Rockford Systems, LLC
DBA Rockford Combustion
5795 Logistics Parkway
Rockford, IL 61109

Rockford Area Hotel Accomodations

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