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INSPECTION & TESTING REQUIREMENTS REVISION: 04/04 CODE NUMBER: PAGE:

SAUDI ARAMCO FORM-175 REPLACES: 12/00 043000

SCOPE:
Valve Material Certification Requirements: for SA-175 forms
043600, 043601, 045600 & 341900

Body Materials Group

Group I
Bronze/Ductile-Cast Iron
Size Pressure Class End Connection Cert level Comments
All All All 3 Low severity utility valves

Group II
A. Steel ( includes standard stainless steels, i.e. 304, 316, 410 ), except all API 6A valves
B. Aluminum Bronze
Size Pressure Class End Connection Cert level Comments
2" and under All All 2
> 2" but < 12" CL 900 or less All 2 Note 2 applies
> 2" but < 12" Greater than CL 900 All 1
> 14" All All 1

Group III
Cr-Mo; Stabilized Stainless Steel (i.e., 321 & 347); Super Stainless Steel (i.e., 254SMO, AL6XN); Inconel and other high
alloys (i.e., Inc 625, Alloy 20, Alloy 2205)
Size Pressure Class End Connection Cert level Comments
2" and under All All except flanged 2
2" and under All Flanged 1
>2" All All 1

Group IV
API 6A Valves ( all body materials)
Size Pressure Class End Connection Cert level Comments
All < 10,000 PSI All 1 Certifications must also meet respective API 6A
PSL req'mts . Refer to 045600 and 04 SAMSS
049 for 10,000 PSI valves
Definitions :
Level 1 Requires minimum EN10204 3.1.b Certifications for body, bonnet and trim

Level 2 Requires minimum EN10204 3.1.b Certifications for body, bonnet and 2.2 type for trim components
Level 3 Requires minimum EN10204 2.2 Type certification for body, bonnet and trim components

Trim ComponentsAs per API 600


Notes :
1. Above levels represent Minimum requirements. Additional requirements may be specified by the PO.
2. 410SS or 17-4PH trim components supplied to meet NACE requirements require 3.1.b certification.