FCI 70.2 PDF

FCI Control Valve Seat Leakage. FCI Edition, Complete Document. Control Valve Seat Leakage. View Abstract. Product Details . ANSI/FCI AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD. Control Valve Seat Leakage. Sponsor. Fluid Controls Institute, Inc. 标准分享网 免费 . There are actually six different seat leakage classifications defined by ANSI/FCI (European equivalent standard IEC ). The most commonly.

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Similarly, Class VI leakage consists of specified leakage rates based on diameter see accompanying piece on Class V tests. And at a low Cv it is often not practical to achieve a class IV shutoff.

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Select One Alexandria Egypt Nigeria. Actuator should be adjusted to operating conditions specified with full normal closing thrust applied to valve plug seat. That is why there are leakage class standard which in favor for manufacturers, since most of process requirement are not necessarily requires Tight Shut Off.

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Standards Update: Seat leakage standard revised – ISA

Using FCI or API Hi srhash, Agree with you, zero leakage can only be achieved with a very expensive valve on a very clean service let say pure oxygen, etc. Just want to broaden the view for others. In one such fcci this is a 8″, RF flange connection type valve.

Developers included a low-pressure air test to determine seat leakage to class V. ISA members have access to dozens of unique benefits.


ISA awarded me a scholarship to help fund my education. To reduce both internal and external lead times, now is a good time for U. For valves designed specifically for gas service, cryogenic service, or clean service, water testing becomes impractical. Because the valve Cv increases approximately as the square of the nominal pipe size, but the length of the fco 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.

Also, at the same time i have valves wiht classes defined e. The Architecture, Engineering and Construction AEC industry is constantly looking for process improvements ffci better manage potential project delays and costs. Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate 70. Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. FCI recognizes the need for a formal standard for evaluating regulator seat leakage and the prior use of the control valve standard as a guide.

The FCI standard is an established and widely accepted standard for production testing control valves within the industry. Pressure applied to valve inlet with outlet open to atmosphere or connected to a low head loss measuring device fco normal closing thrust provided by actuator.

Greenfield fcii Brownfield have one thing in common; Valve s is deemed to “run to fail” earlier shall compared to other equipments Fic Class-V which are only performing isolation emergency shut-off and no other controlling function similar to that of a normal control valve; should i test their leakage rates based on FCI or as per API?


Additionally, this is a SIL rated valve. This can be converted so you will gate Seating force.

Seat leakage standard revised

They are not an operating qualification test for an actuated valve or a basis for predicting seat leakage rates at operating conditions. Soft Seat Valves are those where the seat or shut-off disc or both are made from some ffci of resilient material such as Teflon. Few production environments have the luxury of ordering new equipment to replace existing machines on their shop floor.

The regulator seat leakage standard applies to pressure regulators, back-pressure regulators, and temperature regulators. By including a class V test procedure for low-pressure air testing, you can accommodate a broader range of control valves and services, yet you will want to preserve the original high-pressure water for the more specialized valves for which it was originally intended.

Greenfield and Brownfield have one thing in common; Valve s is deemed to “run to fail” earlier shall compared to other equipments. Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!

Although the FCI standard is not applicable to valves with Cv values of less than 0. This would be an alternate to the water test at full operating pressure.

On the market now is a seat leakage standard for regulators-FCI There is a practical limit to the port size for structural reasons as Cv.