API RP 591:2008 pdf download

API RP 591:2008 pdf download

API RP 591:2008 pdf download.Process Valve Qualification Procedure.
C) approved supplier list;
d) most recent supplier evaluation record;
e) inspection and test plan for purchased pressure containing components;
f) confirmation of sub-supplier quality management system following the pnncipals of ISO 9001;
9) documents and records relating to special processes such as those used in welding, heat treatment, and nondestructive examination;
h) final product examination and testing documents;
I) test equipment Mst; and
j) traceability procedures of pressure containing components:
1) certified mill test reports (CMTRs).
2) certificates of compliance (CoCs).
5.3 Right of Access
The manufacturer’s procurement documents shall requwe their suppliers to provide access to their plant facities and records for inspection or audit by the manufacturer, hislher designated representative, or other parties authorized by the manufacturer.
5.4 Document Control
Documents supplied during valve qualification shall be controlled documents.
6 Valve Qualification
6.1 Data to be Provided by Manufacturer
6.1.1 General assembly drawings of one valve size of each desgn for each pressure dass shall be available to the test facility These drawings shall show all applicable construction details: indudirig stem-to-wedge, ask, ball, or plug connection: guides; bearings; stem seals; body joint, body joint gasket, seat(s) and seal(s). They shall also include descriptions of the construction materials for all of the parts, including fasteners. The manufacturer shall also identify the trim and sealing matenals used.
6.1.2 If welding, including casting repair; was used in the manufacture of the valves being evaluated, the applicable qualification arid procedure documents shall, upon request, be available for evaluation.
6.1.3 The manufacturer shall make available a tabulation of the foundries and forges from which castings or forgings used for bodies, bonnets, covers, and closure elements (e.g. wedges, disks or balls) were obtained and the manufacturing facilities from which completed valves were obtained. The table shal indude any spectal marking or coding used by the manufacturer to trace, distinguish and identify component parts from different sources. including each manufacturing location and address
6.1,4 The manufacturer shall provide the recommended closure torques or rim-pull handle forces required to adequately seat the valve for all sizes of valves being evaluated.
a) owning entity of the trademark, valve design, casting patterns or forging dies;b) entity responsible for implementing the facilities QMS/QC program; and
c) the business relationship between the manufacturing facility(s) and the trademark owner (valve supplier,joint
venture, partial ownership, majority of controlling ownership).
Asigned statement shall be included in the final report as required in Qualification Facility
The manufacturer shall engage an independent qualification facility, to perform the inspections, examinations, andtests described in this section. The facility(s) used shall be mutually agreeable to the purchaser and the manufacturer.The qualification facility staff responsible for testing shall include a degreed or licensed metallurgical engineer ormechanical engineer.
The qualification facility(s) shall be equipped and capable of performing,or supervising the performance ofnondestructive examination, physical tests, and chemical analyses on materials. The qualification facility staff shall befamiliar with the applicable APl valve standards and with the codes, standards, and specifications referenced in thosestandards.The facility’s proposed program shall cover the following.