Ball Valves to API Spec 6D

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Question NumberQuestionResponse
1During pressure testing a company submitted
their Valve Test report Type 3.1 Certificate
which included Pressure, Test Duration, Test
Medium & Result Detail).

A query was raised by Third Party Inspectors /
Customer Nominated TPIs on (QSL-1, 2 ,3 Valves)
which must be submitted as a separate chart
record used for pressure tests for Review as per
the Table J.4

Are pressure test records in the form of charts
mandatory (including pressure, test duration,
test medium and acceptance criteria)?

The mandatory requirement is that OEM
must provide a copy of the pressure test
report and the chart. The pressure tests
report will contain all the information as
listed, (i.e., Pressure, Test Duration, Test
Medium & Result Detail), and the chart
will only have the pressure vs time on it.

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