API ball valve

API Ball Valve

  • follow set specifications and manufacturing recommendations in terms of size and structural detailing
  • suitable for flow control in long pipelines, overpressure relief, and the detection of leaks


API Ball Valve: Product Overview

API Ball Valve Specifications

API Ball Valve Standards

Design and Manufacturing Standards

API 600, API 6D

Face to Face Standards

ASME B16.10

Flange Dimension Standards

ASME B 16.5, ASME B16.47

Pressure Test Standards

API 598, API 6D

Fire Safety Test Standards


Quality/Product Certifications

ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001

Fugitive Emissions

ISO 15848-1, API 622


NACE MR 0103 NACE MR 0175

API Standard: What does Ball Valve API Means?

API standard is set by the American Petroleum Institute, a regulatory body in the oil and gas industry. 

It sets standards for valves, pipeline size, and pipeline management protocols. 

An API ball valve is, valve used to open or cut off the flow of media in accordance with the standards set by the institute. 

API 6D Ball Valve Standard

API valve standards differ but the most prominent one is the API 6D.  Each of units delivers high standards of media flow management and is certified as a fire safe ball valve

API Ball Valves: Industrial Applications

  • Api ball valve for gas

Gas products have to be separated before they can be packaged or processed further. API ball valves are recommended for controlling their flow in such gas plant processes. 

  • oil flow control valve 

Manufacturers rely on pipelines to distribute petroleum products within certain radiuses. The ability of API ball valves to maintain required pipeline pressure within lengthy distances makes them ideal for this application.

  • Chemical ball valve 

Bulk production of chemicals requires reliable fluid management systems to control flow and maintain chemical integrity during processing and storage. The high design standards of API ball valves work well for such uses.

  • pipeline ball valve for Upstream and Midstream Hydrocarbon Processes 

Pipeline systems that handle petroleum raw materials need to be monitored and managed just as carefully as distribution pipelines. API ball valves can be used to achieve this as well as to maintain uniform flow standards at all levels of production.

Api 6d ball valve manufacturer

As a certified API ball valve manufacturer, XHVAL adheres to all these guidelines and maintains exceptional standards of production. API valves are rigorously inspected, tested, and documented before approval. While they are primarily designed for the petrochemical industry, their precision and efficiency also make them ideal for related sectors with similar needs.

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