FCI 70.2 PDF

FCI 70.2 PDF

ANSI/FCI AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD. Control Valve Seat Leakage. Sponsor. Fluid Controls Institute, Inc. 标准分享网 免费 . FCI Control Valve Seat Leakage. FCI Edition, Complete Document. Control Valve Seat Leakage. View Abstract. Product Details . This standard establishes six classes of seat leakage for control valves. Also defined are specific test procedures to determine the appropriate.

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Gas Test bubbles min. Because the valve Cv increases approximately as the square of the nominal pipe size, but the length of the leakage path between the plug or sealing member and the seat orifice increases linearly with that diameter, these leakage class criteria become theoretically less stringent with increasing size.

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The maximum permissible leakage rates shall be 1. Control valves leak and FCI classifies the rate of the leakage. The permissible seat leakage rates are based on a percentage of full flow-calculated from the valve Cv and the test pressure differential. Latest Press Releases ISA to provide end-user perspective in new international smart manufacturing collaboration.

Allow time for leakage flow to stabilize and use suitable measuring device. For valves designed specifically for gas service, cryogenic service, or clean service, water testing becomes impractical. This is closely related to seating force fully closed position. On the other hand, API details both seat leakage tests and hydrotests along with other tests.

We wish all of our customers, partners, vendors, colleagues and friends a wonderful holiday season. Download Now White Paper: Conversely, these leakage criteria are becoming progressively more stringent for low-flow trims.

Muktiadi, i think the answer is much simpler. Gasket between valve-body and valve-bonnet is damaged Stem Pakking is worn, loose or damaged Both of them can have several causes. API is not specific to control valves and there is no mention of class-wise segregation of valves and the corresponding allowable leakage rates.


The API standard Defense manufacturing is all about project manufacturing and project accounting. Yesterday from Gemco Valve’s Twitter. Also, at the same time i have valves wiht classes defined e. The tube axis shall be perpendicular to the surface of the water. Fluid Controls Institute, Inc. Other measuring devices may be constructed and the number of fc per minute may differ from those shown as long as they correctly indicate the flow in milliliters per minute.

Small difference in the seating force value which driven by the actuator setting have a big difference on seat leakage criteria. It is suited fcu critical applications where the control valve may be closed-without a blocking valve-for a long time with high differential pressure across the seating surfaces.

It could be difficult to train some of those control systems engineers who 7.02 think that they are superior to piping engineers.

The answer could be much simpler. Pressure applied to valve inlet after filling entire body cavity and connected piping with water and stroking valve plug closed. Is also know as dust tight and can refer to metal or resilient seated valves.

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Seat leakage standard revised. Digital Transformation may be defined in 7.2 number of different ways by analysts or enterprise software vendors.

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For more information about the Fluid Controls Institute and its available standards and a list of current members, visit the FCI Web site at www. It requires special manufacturing, assembly and testing techniques. Just want to broaden the view for others.

Would welcome more view points on the discussion from other members. Measuring control valve parameters are not directly related to leakage testing itself, however it is assurance of how it 07.2 comply with the SIL parameter.

Similarly, Class VI leakage consists of specified leakage rates based on diameter see accompanying piece on Class V tests. Also, at the same time i have valves wiht classes defined e. I am a little confused as to which standard should be used for valve fic leakage tests and hydrotests shell test.


The intent is to provide a consistent set of procedural requirements and acceptance criteria that can be considered in conjunction with valve specific standards appropriate for specific applications. Register now while it’s still free! Use net specified max actuator thrust, but no more, even if available during test. The seat closure test must be performed at a fluid liquid or gas pressure no less than 1. Therefore, shall the actuator already tuned according to Manufacturer standard as new builtit should comply with FCI In the case of resilient seated valves, a high-pressure closure test may degrade subsequent closure sealing performance in low-pressure applications.

However shall this valve being tested as a manual valve shall possible or without actuator mount on it, I would recommend ISO as a standard. You can leak-test pressure regulators-Classes II to VI-at 45 to 60 pounds per square inch pressure differential. II psig or max.

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Remark s of the Author This theoretical reduction fxi stringency is offset by the challenges of maintaining the tolerances, flatness, concentricity, and alignment of the fcj surfaces with increasing size. Automation Federation completes third review and update of the original Automation Competency Model.

Today, however, the class V test often applies to all types of control valves-with leakage rates that fall between the class IV and class VI test. Indevelopers issued a leakage standard for regulators, FCI Allow time for leakage flow to stabilize. InTech Magazine Web Exclusive: Addressing the Workforce Demands of Modern Industry.