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Note that the 6dd is used as a decimal marker for metric data. This document establishes acceptable levels of leakage through the test valve and also external leakage after exposure to a fire for a minute time period.
For more information, contact: Piping upstream of the test valve larger than one inch 25 mm nominal pipe size or one-haif of valve nominal size whichever is smaller must be enveloped in 6rd for a distance of at least six inches mm.
Test valve mounted in its normal operating position. Requests for permission to reproduce or translate all or any part of the material published herein should also be addressed to 6fv director. The formulation and publication of API standards is not intended in any way to inhibit anyone from using any other practices. The degree of exposure to asbestos varies with the product and the work practices involved.
Larger Wafer Type Check Aapi Fires of greater duration are considered to be of a major magnitude with consequences greater than those anticipated in this test. Sometimes a one-time extension of up to two years will be added to this review cycle. Certain serious adverse health effects are associated with asbestos, among them the serious and often fatal diseases of lung cancer, asbestosis, and mesothelioma a cancer of the chest and abdominal linings.
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Record the reading on the calibrated sight gauge Item 4. Safety and health information with respect to particular products or materials can be obtained from the employer, the manufacturer or supplier of that product or material, or the material safety data sheet.
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. Piping arranged to 6fx vapor trap. Questions concerning the interpretation of the content of this standard or comments and questions concerning the procedures under which this standard was developed should be directed in writing to the director of the Exploration and Production Department, American Petroleum Institute, North Pearl, SuiteDallas, Texas For the test, it may be necessary to modify this joint to eliminate leakage.
The test setup shall include l l h ” 38 mm cube calorimeter blocks made of carbon steel with a thermocouple located in the cen- 3. This specifcation shall become effective on the date printed on the cover but may be used voluntarily from the date of distribution. This service is not available if you are a URL user where you do not log in with an email address. Continue collecting water in the calibrated container for use in establishing the external leakage rate.
Maintain this pressure during the burn and cool-down period. The burn period has been established on the basis that it represents the maximum time required to extinguish most fires. The maximum external leakage shall not be greater than the value shown apu Ref. Shipping International Orders — Standard international shipping is by air express courier service. The test may continue with no downward adjustment of the burner controls and provided that at least one flame thermocouple and one calorimeter are functioning.
Cooling may, at the manufacturer’s option, be natural or forced. Flame temperature thermocouples Ref. Verify pressurization of the entire test valve body by briefly opening the body cavity vent valve Item 15 6fv, and observing flow.
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Consult the most recent edition of the U. Close valves Items 16 and Appi standards under the jurisdiction of this committee include: Such drops in indicated temperature s shall he noted in the test report. Zpi for water 4. Manufacturers and users are encouraged to develop and use effective substitute materials which can meet the specifications for, and operating requirements of, the equipment to which they would apply.
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Empty the graduated downstream container Item Subscription updates are sent by First-Class Mail. Fires of greater duration are considered to be of a major magnitude with consequences greater than those anticipated in this test.
The performance requirements of this document are intended to establish standard limits of acceptability regardless of size or pressure rating. This edition of Spec 6FD is the first edition and was approved by letter ballot in September Nothing contained in any API publication is to be construed as granting any right, by implication or otherwise, for the manufacture, sale, or use of any method, apparatus, or product covered by letters patent.
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