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API - RP 615

Valve Selection Guide

active, Most Current
Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 August 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 44
scope:

This Recommended Practice (RP) provides general guidance on valve selection for the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI), which includes refineries and petrochemical, chemical, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and their various associated processes. Selection guidance is provided for valve types covered by ASME B16.34 and API Valve Standards for the Downstream Segment, which include gate, ball, plug, butterfly, check, and globe valves.

Modulating control valves and pressure relief valves are outside the scope of this RP.

 

Document History

RP 615
August 1, 2016
Valve Selection Guide
This Recommended Practice (RP) provides general guidance on valve selection for the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI), which includes refineries and petrochemical, chemical, and liquefied natural...
June 1, 2010
Valve Selection Guide
This recommended practice (RP) provides guidance on the selection of common types of valves used by the petroleum refining, chemical, petrochemical and associated industries. These include gate,...

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