JIP33 has issued “S-712 General purpose gear units” for public review. The consultation period runs for four weeks and will close on November 22nd.
The purpose of this specification is to define a minimum common set of specification requirements for the procurement of general purpose gear units in accordance with API Standard 677, Third Edition, April 2006, for application in the petroleum and natural gas industries.
The procurement specification follows a common document structure comprising four documents, which together with the purchase order define the overall technical specification for procurement.
It has been developed in consultation with a broad user and supplier base to realize benefits from standardization and achieve significant project and schedule cost reductions.
The files are available to download at https://www.iogp-jip33.org/library/s-712/.