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Set pressure tolerance for Tank Breather valve testing

Set pressure tolerance for Tank Breather valve testing

Set pressure tolerance for Tank Breather valve testing

Can you pls inform me the set pressure tolerance(while conducting the calibration in RV shop) for Tank breather valve is +/- 10% in any engineering units ( like psig, mmH20, millibar, pounds per square inch, ounces per square inch, or inches of water column…)

For example,
1. Set pressure is 25 mmH2O, tolerance is 22.5 ~ 27.5 MMH20
2. Set pressure is 25 mbarg, tolerance is 22.5 ~ 27.5 mbarg
3. Set pressure is 25 kPa, tolerance is 22.5 ~ 27.5 kPa.

Based on the attached tolerance, above data is correct?


RE: Set pressure tolerance for Tank Breather valve testing

What standard is the vent tested to? What standard is the tank constructed to?

RE: Set pressure tolerance for Tank Breather valve testing

Tank breather valve testing as per API 2000.

RE: Set pressure tolerance for Tank Breather valve testing

Current API-2000 7th Edition (2014) - see attached extract, states that set pressure et., should be in accordance with the applicable tank design specification...and that consultation should be done between the tank designer and valve manufacturer.

Your extracts appear to be from the valve manufacturer and state the applicable tolerances which you have calculated in your original post.

Per ISO-4126, only the term Safety Valve is used regardless of application or design.

RE: Set pressure tolerance for Tank Breather valve testing


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