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    Standards Official Notice - Effective October 2016

    ANSI/AWWA C104/A21.4-16 Cement-Mortar Lining for Ductile Iron Pipe and Fittings (December 22, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C514-16 Resilient-Seated Cast-Iron Eccentric Plug Valves (December 21, ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective September 2016

    ANSI/AWWA C541-16 Standard for Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinder and Vane-Type Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates (January 8, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C542-16 Standard for Electric Motor Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates (April 7, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C671-16 Standard for Online Turbidimeter Operation and Maintenance (November 18, ...

  • ASTM and SAE-AMS Standards and Specifications for Stainless Steel

    For the first time, virtually all ASTM and SAE-AMS standards dealing with stainless steel are available in a single volume.Approximately 190 ASTM and 197 SAE-AMS standards appear in this new, well-indexed compilation—virtually all of the ASTM and AMS standards dealing with stainless steel. The ASTM standards, compiled from 16 volumes of the ...

  • Standards for Direct Contact Barometric & Low Level Condensers, 8th Edition

    Provides practical information on nomenclature, definitions, dimensions, construction, and testing of this equipment. A section on condenser performance includes topics on design, types of duty, loading, types of service, and air-vapor relationships. An engineering section deals with inlet and outlet sizing, piping, and pressure drop. The ...

  • API RP 591 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This recommended practice (RP) provides recommendations for evaluation of a manufacturer's valve construction and quality management system for the purpose of determining a manufacturer's capability to provide new valves manufactured in accordance with the applicable standards listed in Section 2.Qualification of valves under this RP is ...

  • API STD 598 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers inspection, examination, supplementary examinations, and pressure test requirements for resilient-seated, nonmetallic-seated (e.g. ceramic), and metal-to-metal-seated valves of the gate, globe, plug, ball, check, and butterfly types. Resilient seats are considered to be:soft seats, both solid and semi-solid grease type (e.g. ...

  • API STD 526 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard is a purchase specification for flanged steel pressure-relief valves. Basic requirements are given for direct spring-loaded pressure-relief valves and pilot-operated pressure-relief valves as follows:— orifice designation and area;— valve size and pressure rating, inlet and ...

  • API RP 576 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This recommended practice (RP) describes the inspection and repair practices for automatic pressure-relieving devices commonly used in the oil and petrochemical industries. As a guide to the inspection and repair of these devices in the user's plant, it is intended to ensure their proper performance. This publication covers such automatic devices ...

  • API STD 609 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers design, materials, face-to-face dimensions, pressure-temperature ratings, and examination, inspection and test requirements for gray iron, ductile iron, bronze, steel, nickel-based alloy, or special alloy butterfly valves that provide tight shutoff in the closed position. The following two categories of butterfly valves are ...

  • API SPEC 11V1 Standard for Exploration & Production

    PurposeThis specification was formulated to provide gas lift valves, reverse flow (check) valves, orifice valves, dummy valves and wireline retrievable valve mandrels (WRVM) that are consistently manufactured to a predictable level of quality. Technical content provides requirements for design, materials, tests and inspecting, welding, marking, ...

  • API RP 520 P2 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This recommended practice covers methods of installation for pressure-relief devices for equipment that has a maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP) of 15 psig (1.03 bar g or 103 kPA) or greater. Pressure-relief valves or rupture disks may be used independently or in combination with each other to provide the required protection against ...

  • API STD 600 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This International standard specifies the requirements for a heavy-duty series of bolted bonnet steel gate valves for petroleum refinery and related applications where corrosion, erosion and other service conditions would indicate a need for full port openings, heavy wall sections and large stem diameters.This International standard sets forth the ...

  • API RP 11V2 Standard for Exploration & Production

    Test site recommendations (Section 3): This section outlines the equipment needed for testing valves to determine the following:Valve flow coefficients (Cv).Pressure drop ratio factor (Xt).Gas-lift valve performance curves.Gas-lift valve probe tests (Section 4): This test method is outlined for determining the stem travel as pressure is applied ...

  • API RP 621 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This recommended practice (RP) provides guidelines for reconditioning heavy wall (API 600 and API 594 type) carbon steel, ferritic alloy (up to 9 % Cr), stainless steel, and nickel alloy gate, globe, and check valves for ASME pressure classes 150, 300, 400, 600, 900, 1500, and 2500. Guidelines contained in this RP apply to flanged and butt weld ...

  • API STD 527 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard describes methods of determining the seat tightness of metal- and soft-seated pressure relief valves, including those of conventional, bellows, and pilot-operated designs.The maximum acceptable leakage rates are defined for pressure relief valves with set pressures from 15 pounds per square inch gauge (103 kilopascals gauge) to 6,000 ...

  • API SPEC 16C Standard for Exploration & Production

    PURPOSE. This specification was formulated to provide for safe and functionally interchangeable surface and subsea choke and kill systems equipment utilized for drilling oil and gas wells. Other parts of the Choke and Kill System not specifically addressed in this document shall be in accordance with the applicable sections of this ...

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