API STD 609
Butterfly Valves: Double-flanged, Lug- and Wafer-type
|Publication Date:||1 February 2016|
This standard covers design, materials, face-to-face dimensions, pressure-temperature
If product is supplied bearing the API Monogram and manufactured at a facility licensed by API, the requirements of Annex Aapply.
The following two categories of butterfly valves are included.
a) Category A-Manufacturer's rated cold working pressure (CWP) butterfly valves, usually with a concentric disc and seat configuration. Sizes covered are NPS 2 to NPS 48 for valves having ASME Class 125 or Class 150 flangebolting patterns.
b) Category B-ASME Class and pressure-temperature
- For lug and wafer, Class 150: NPS 3 to NPS 48. For lug and wafer, Class 300 and Class 600: NPS 3 to NPS 48.
- For double-flanged long pattern, Class 150, 300, and 600: NPS 3 to NPS 36.
- For double-flanged short pattern, Class 150 and Class 300: NPS 3 to NPS 48.
- For double-flanged short pattern, Class 600: NPS 3 to NPS 24.
- Information to be specified by the purchaser is shown in Annex B.
Valve configurations include double flanged, lug- and wafer-type with facings that permits installation between ASME and MSS flanges that conform to the standards and specifications listed in Section 2. Typical valve construction and nomenclature for valve parts are shown inAnnex C.