API RP 615

API RP 615

Valve Selection Guide
Valve Selection Guide

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Publication Date: 08/01/2016 - Complete Document *

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This Recommended Practice (RP) provides general guidance on valve selection for the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI), which includes refineries and petrochemical, chemical, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and their various associated processes. Selection guidance is provided for valve types covered by ASME B16.34 and API Valve Standards for the Downstream Segment, which include gate, ball, plug, butterfly, check, and globe valves.

Modulating control valves and pressure relief valves are outside the scope of this RP.

 

Document Type : Complete Document

Edition : Second Edition

Language : English

Page Count : 44

Publication Date : 08/01/2016

Revision : 2

Status : Current

Title : Valve Selection Guide

Publication Date: 06/01/2010 - Complete Document *

Description :

This recommended practice (RP) provides guidance on the selection of common types of valves used by the petroleum refining, chemical, petrochemical and associated industries. These include gate, ball, plug, butterfly, check, and globe valves covered by API and ASME Standards.

Modulating control valves and pressure relief valves are outside the scope of this RP.

Installation issues are discussed briefly for a few valve types.

Document Type : Complete Document

Edition : First Edition

Language : English

Page Count : 50

Publication Date : 06/01/2010

Revision : 1

Status : Historical

Title : Valve Selection Guide