Tag: API 6D

What is New with API 6D?

The American Petroleum Institute (API) specification 6D defines the requirements for design, manufacturing, and testing of axial, ball, check, gate, and plug valves. In the United States, it is referenced by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA); and by state regulators.

What is New with API 6D?

How changes reflected in the 25th edition of this widely used specification, API 6D will affect manufacturers, engineering contractors, and operators.

CORTEC named a licensed API 6D manufacturer

CORTEC, a leading manufacturer of high-quality API valves, has been audited and approved as an API 6D licensed manufacturer.

Check Valves overcome installation hurdles

For some valve manufacturers it’s a struggle to demonstrate proper check valve operation for compressor and pump station applications especially when valves are operated horizontally.

Cameron acquires Brazil’s Vescon

Cameron has acquired Vescon Equipamentos Industriais Ltda., a company which manufactures onshore wellhead and Christmas trees systems and API 6A and 6D valves.