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API STD 617

Axial and Centrifugal Compressors and Expander-compressors

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 September 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 386
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This standard specifies minimum requirements and gives recommendations for axial compressors, singleshaft and integrally geared process centrifugal compressors, and expander-compressors for special purpose applications that handle gas or process air in the petroleum, chemical, and gas industries. This part of API 617 specifies general requirements applicable to all such machines.

API 617 does not apply to fans (these are covered by API 673) or blowers that develop less than 34 kPa (5 psi) pressure rise above atmospheric pressure. API 617 also does not apply to packaged, integrallygeared centrifugal plant and instrument air compressors, which are covered by API 672. Hot gas expanders over 300 °C (570 °F) are not covered by API 617.

This part of API 617 contains information pertinent to all equipment covered by the other parts of this document. It shall be used in conjunction with the following parts, as applicable to the specific equipment covered:

- Part 2-Nonintegrally Geared Centrifugal and Axial Compressors,

- Part 3-Integrally Geared Centrifugal Compressors,

- Part 4-Expander-compressors.

Document History

API STD 617
September 1, 2014
Axial and Centrifugal Compressors and Expander-compressors
This standard specifies minimum requirements and gives recommendations for axial compressors, singleshaft and integrally geared process centrifugal compressors, and expander-compressors for special...
September 1, 2014
Axial and Centrifugal Compressors and Expander-compressors
This standard specifies minimum requirements and gives recommendations for axial compressors, singleshaft and integrally geared process centrifugal compressors, and expander-compressors for special...
July 1, 2002
Axial and Centrifugal Compressors and Expander-compressors for Petroleum, Chemical and Gas Industry Services
This standard covers the minimum requirements for axial compressors, single-shaft and integrally geared process centrifugal compressors and expander-compressor for use in the petroleum, chemical, and...
July 1, 2002
Axial and Centrifugal Compressors and Expander-Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical and Gas Industry Services
This standard covers the minimum requirements for axial compressors, single-shaft and integrally geared process centrifugal compressors and expander-compressor for use in the petroleum, chemical, and...
July 1, 2002
Axial and Centrifugal Compressors and Expander-Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical and Gas Industry Services
This standard covers the minimum requirements for axial compressors, single-shaft and integrally geared process centrifugal compressors and expander-compressor for use in the petroleum, chemical, and...
June 15, 1998
Centrifugal Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical, and Gas Service Industries
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1995
Centrifugal Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical, and Gas Service Industries
This standard covers the minimum requirements for centrifugal compressors used in petroleum, chemical, and gas industries services that handle air or gas. This standard does not apply to fans or...
January 1, 1995
Centrifugal Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical, and Gas Service Industries
1.1 Scope This standard covers the minimum requirements for centrifugal compressors used in petroleum, chemical, and gas industries services that handle air or gas. This standard does not apply to...
April 1, 1988
Centrifugal Compressors for General Refinery Service
This standard covers the minimum requirements for centrifugal compressors used in refinery service that handle air or gas. This standard does not apply to fans or blowers that develop less than 5...
November 1, 1979
Centrifugal Compressors for General Refinery Services
This standard is intended to cover the minimum requirements for centrifugal compressors used in refinery services handling air or gas. It does not cover machines which may be classed as fans or...
October 1, 1973
CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS FOR GENERAL REFINERY SERVICES
A description is not available for this item.
April 1, 1963
CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS FOR GENERAL REFINERY SERVICES
A description is not available for this item.
June 1, 1958
CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSORS FOR GENERAL REFINERY SERVICES
A description is not available for this item.

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