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API STD 6DX

Standard for Actuators and Mounting Kits for Valves

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 February 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 44
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This standard defines the requirements for design, mechanical integrity, and sizing of actuators and related components, and is applicable to all types of electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic actuators, inclusive of mounting kit, installed on valves that conform to API Specification 6D.

This standard is not applicable to actuators installed on control valves, valves being used for regulation, valves in subsea service, handheld powered devices, manually operated gearboxes, instrument tubing and associated fittings, and actuator control equipment.

Document History

API STD 6DX
February 1, 2020
Standard for Actuators and Mounting Kits for Valves
This standard defines the requirements for design, mechanical integrity, and sizing of actuators and related components, and is applicable to all types of electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic...
October 1, 2012
Standard for Actuator Sizing and Mounting Kits for Pipeline Valves
This International Standard defines the requirements for mechanical integrity and sizing of actuators used on valves manufactured under ISO 14313 and API Specification 6D. This International...

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