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API Spec 6FD (R2013)

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API Spec 6FD (R)

Such 6fr in indicated temperature s shall he noted in the test report. Enclosure for test-horizontal clearance between any part of the valve and the enclosure shall be a minimum of 6 inches mm. For more information about such agreements, or product availability as hardcopy, please contact us by phone 67 83 87 00 or email salg 6gd.


Establishes the requirement for testing and evaluating the pressure containing performance of API Spec 6A and 6D check valves when exposed to fire.

Continue collecting water in the calibrated container for use in establishing the external leakage rate. Normal delivery is days from shipping date. Note that the comma is used as a decimal marker for metric data. Monitoring Standards monitoring is a free service designed for you who wish to be alerted of changes to or new editions of the standards required in your work.

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For the purpose of this specification, the PN designations relate to pressure classes, and the DN designations relate to NPS, or nominal pipe sizes, as follows: Generally, API standards are reviewed and revised, reaffirmed, or withdrawn at least every five years. A web subscription provides an easy and secure access to standards, and you are guaranteed to always have the latest edition. Subscription – always available and updated A web subscription provides an easy and secure access to 6gd, and you are guaranteed to always have the latest edition.

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The performance requirements of this document are intended to establish standard limits of acceptability regardless of size or pressure rating. Information concerning safety and health risks and proper precautions with respect to particular materials and conditions should be obtained from the employer, the manufacturer or supplier of that material, or the material safety data sheet.

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Flame temperature thermocouples 6fe. English units are in all cases preferential and shall be the standard in this specification. Close valves Items 16 and Subscription updates are sent by World Mail. The burn period has been established on the basis that it represents the maximum time required to extinguish most fires. SI equivalents have also been included in all tables. There are wpi in use and under development a number of substitute aapi to replace asbestos in certain applications.

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Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. Verify that the test valve has unseated, by observation of steady flow through the vent valve, then close the vent valve. 6dd factors used for conversion of English units to SI units are listed below: This specifcation shall become effective on the date printed on the cover but may be used voluntarily from the date of distribution.