API IRE C16

Guide for Inspection of Refinery Equipment Chapter XVI-Pressure-Relieving devices

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 July 1985
Status: inactive
Page Count: 50
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This chapter describes automatic pressure-relieving devices commonly used in the oil and petrochemical industries. It is intended as a guide for the inspection and control of these devices in the user's plant to ensure proper performance. This information is not intended to supersede requirements established by regulatory bodies.

Included in this chapter are automatic devices such as spring-loaded pressure-relief valves. pilot-operated valves. and rupture disks. Inspections and tests made at manufacturers' plants, however, which are usually covered by codes or purchase specifications. are not discussed in this chapter. Other items not included are weak seams or sections in tanks. explosion doors. fusible plugs, control valves. and other devices that either depend upon an external source of power for operation or are manually operated.

Document History

API IRE C16
July 1, 1985
Guide for Inspection of Refinery Equipment Chapter XVI-Pressure-Relieving devices
This chapter describes automatic pressure-relieving devices commonly used in the oil and petrochemical industries. It is intended as a guide for the inspection and control of these devices in the...
August 1, 1974
Guide for Inspection of Refinery Equipment Chapter XVI - Pressure-Relieving devices
This chapter presents a general description of the various types of automatic pressure-relieving devices commonly used in the oil and petrochemical industries. It is intended as a guide for the...
January 1, 1961
Guide for Inspection of Refinery Equipment - Chapter XVI-Pressure-Relieving devices
This chapter presents a general description of the various types of automatic pressure-relieving devices commonly used in the oil and petrochemical industries. It is intended as a guide for the...

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