This presentation briefs about the basic requirements & overall structure of API 600 Standard. The presentation includes clause by clause illustration with examples. NPS 4 (DN 100) Class 150 (PN 20) Manually Operated Bolted Bonnet Gate Valve is taken as an example & the requirements for this valve has been highlighted in the presentation. So that it becomes easy for one to understand what API is asking for.
The various screenshots from different standards are added to make it simpler & easier to understand. The detailed guidelines for testing of the prototype valve (example) from API 598 have been included in this presentation. Similarly, marking guidelines are taken from ASME B16.34 as specified in this standard.
API 600 is the primary steel gate valve purchase specification. API 600 details valve design/construction criteria as well as material/trim designations. ISO 10434 is a similar spec published in the ISO format.
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