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API STD 670

Machinery Protection Systems

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 November 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 256
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General

This standard covers the minimum requirements for a machinery protection system (MPS) measuring radial shaft vibration, casing vibration, shaft axial position, shaft rotational speed, piston rod drop, phase reference, overspeed, surge detection, and critical machinery temperatures (such as bearing metal and motor windings). It covers requirements for hardware (transducer and monitor systems), installation, documentation, and testing.

NOTE A bullet ( • ) at the beginning of a subsection or paragraph indicates that either a decision is required or further information is to be provided by the purchaser. This information should be indicated on the datasheets (see Annex A); otherwise, it should be stated in the quotation request or in the order.

Document History

API STD 670
November 1, 2014
Machinery Protection Systems
General This standard covers the minimum requirements for a machinery protection system (MPS) measuring radial shaft vibration, casing vibration, shaft axial position, shaft rotational speed, piston...
December 1, 2000
Machinery Protection Systems
This standard covers the minimum requirements for a machinery protection system measuring radial shaft vibration, casing vibration, shaft axial position, shaft rotational speed, piston rod drop,...
December 1, 2000
Machinery Protection Systems
1.1 SCOPE This standard covers the minimum requirements for a machinery protection system measuring radial shaft vibration, casing vibration, shaft axial position, shaft rotational speed, piston rod...
December 1, 2000
Machinery Protection Systems
This standard covers the minimum requirements for a machinery protection system measuring radial shaft vibration, casing vibration, shaft axial position, shaft rotational speed, piston rod drop,...
January 1, 1993
Vibration, Axial Position, and Bearing Temperature Monitoring Systems
1.1 Scope This standard covers the minimum requirements for monitoring radial shaft vibration, casing vibration, shaft axial position, and bearing temperatures. It outlines a standardized monitoring...
June 1, 1986
Vibration, Axial-Position, and Bearing-Temperature Monitoring Systems
This standard covers the minimum requirements for monitoring machinery shaft vibration, shaft axial position, and bearing temperatures. It outlines a standardized system for monitoring these items...
June 1, 1976
NONCONTACTING VIBRATION AND AXIAL POSITION MONITORING SYSTEM
This specification covers the minimum requirements for shaft vibration and axial position monitoring using noncontacting, eddy current proximity devices. It outlines a standardized system for...

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