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c. Selecting the minimum required oriÞce area based upon
relieving conditions derived from full knowledge of the pressure-relieving system and the requirements of the applicable
codes and regulations.
d. Providing data for sizing and selection. For the convenience of the purchaser, a sample speciÞcation sheet is given in Appendix A.
Nameplate nomenclature and requirements for stamping
are detailed in Appendix B.
1.2 REFERENCED PUBLICATIONS
The latest edition or revision of the following standards,
codes, and speciÞcations shall, to the extent speciÞed, form a
part of this standard.
RP 520 SulÞde Stress Cracking Resistant Metallic
Materials for Oil Field Equipment The manufacturer is primarily responsible for the
following: Sizing, Selection, and Installation of Pressure
Relieving Devices in ReÞneries, Parts I and II
Seat Tightness of Pressure Relief Valves a. Designing and manufacturing pressure relief valves to satisfy the requirements of this standard and the purchaserÕs
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
Section VIII, Pressure Vessels, Division 1 and 2
Section IIÑMaterial SpeciÞcations
Carbon-Steel Castings Suitable for
Fusion Welding for High-Temperature
Martensitic Stainless Steel and Alloy
Steel Castings for Pressure-Containing
Parts Suitable for High-Temperature
Austenitic Steel Castings for Pressure
Nickel and Nickel Alloy Castings b. Publishing relieving capacities based upon certiÞed test
data. Std 527
B16.34 c. Advising the purchaser of any nonconformance to the purchaserÕs speciÞcation.
d. Final sizing veriÞcation using the manufacturerÕs actual
oriÞce area and certiÞed coefÞcient of discharge.
1.5 CONFLICTING REQUIREMENTS
Whenever the information included on the purchaserÕs
speciÞcation sheet or purchase order conßicts with the provisions of this standard, the purchaserÕs speciÞcation sheet or
purchase order shall govern. Where conßicting requirements
exist, the manufacturer shall call them t...
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