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ISO 15848-1ISO
15848-1
Qualification Test
andISO 15848-2
Production testsAPI
standard 622 (FE
test of packing in a
testfixture).API
standard 624 (FE
test of 622 packing
in avalve).
> Developed in
2006, still on
1strevision.> Develop
ed in 2006. 2nd
revision in
2011.> This standard
is being
published. Inprocess
of 1st publication.>
Has many levels of
testing
andacceptance
criteria which makes
itdifficult for
customers to
evaluateperformance
> Powell has qualified
multiple
API 622packing
suppliers.> Powell has
done preliminary
testing to thelatest
draft and plans to
undergo
officialtesting once
standard is
published> Uses the
"global" test
method.> Uses the
local "sniffing /
flushing"
testmethod.> Uses
the "sniffing" test
method.> Testing
peformed on a valve.>
API 622 test is
performed in a test
fixturedesigned to
simulate a valve. The
testqualifies the
"packing"
only.> Testing of API
622 qualified
packing in aPowell
Valve.
[1] ISO 15848-1 has several
different classes for the
acceptance criteria, number
of test cycles, and test
temperatures.
1st 2006-08-151st
2006-01-15Current
RevisionV a l v e
D e s i g n P r o
d u c t i o n P a
c k i n g
I S O 1 5 8
4 8 - 2 A P I
6 2 2 A P I
6 2 4
In process of 1st
publication
2nd Oct
2011H e l i u m
o r M e t h a
n e H e l i u m
M e t h a n e
M e t h a n e T
est MediumPre-
RequisiteValve
DesignQualifies
ISO 15848-1 qualified
valvedesign
N o n
e N o
n e
API 622 qualified Packing
Y e s Y
e s P a c
k i n g T e
s t e d i n
V a l v e V a
l v e F i x t
u r e V a l v
e
Ambient and 500F
(260C)Rated Valve
Pressure at
TestTemperature per
ASME B16.34
T e s t P r
e s s u r e 6
b a r ( 8 7
p s i ) 0 -
6 0 0 p s i
The lower of 600 psi
ormaximum
allowablepressure at
500F (260C)per
B16.34Test
TemperatureVariable
[1]
Ambient
Ambient and 500F
(260C)
310Variable
[1]
053Mechanical
CyclesVariable
[1]
5 1 , 5
1 0 Thermal
CyclesVariable
[1]
Variable
[3]
5 0 0 p p m
1 0 0 p p m
M e a s u r
e d U n i t
s m g / s e c
-
m p p m p p
m
[4] Valve must be same
basic stem and packing
design. Gate and globe
valves each require separate
qualification testing due to
the difference in a non-
rotating stem (gate) and a
rotatingstem (typical globe).
[5] The scope of the
standard is class 150
through 1500 valves 24" and
smaller