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Why do we allow leaking during testing the down hole safety vAlve

Why do we allow leaking during testing the down hole safety vAlve

(OP)
Hey guys
Anybody has an idea why leaking is permitted when u test the safety valve?

RE: Why do we allow leaking during testing the down hole safety vAlve

(OP)
I mean across the flapper.

RE: Why do we allow leaking during testing the down hole safety vAlve

Maybe, Safety Valve, is not Control Valve, so whether the valve will function in emergency is key point for test, not for leakage.

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