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Usual standards for valves

General standards

EN 736-3

Valves - Terminology - Part 3: Definition of terms

May 2008

EN 12266-1

Industrial valves - Testing of metallic valves Pressure tests, test procedures and acceptance criteria. Mandatory requirements

May 2012

EN 12516

Industrial valves - Shell design strength - Parts 1 to 4

(acc.to parts)

EN 1267

Industrial valves - Test of flow resistance using water as test fluid

March 2012

EN 12627

Industrial valves - Butt welding ends for steel valves

November 2017

EN 12760

Industrial valves - Socket welding ends for steel valves

July 2016

EN 12982

Industrial valves - End-to-end and centre-to-end dimensions for butt welding end valves (including DIN 3202-4)

October 2009

EN 19

Industrial valves - Marking of metallic valves

May 2016

EN 558

Industrial valves - Face-to-face and centre-to-face dimensions of metal valves for use in flanged pipe systems (PN & Class)

February 2022

EN 16722

Industrial valves - End-to-end and centre-to-end dimensions for valves with threaded ends

December 2015

EN 1074

Valves for water supply - Fitness for purpose requirements and appropriate verification tests - Parts 1 to 6

(acc. to parts)

EN 1092

Flanges and their joints - Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, PN designated - Parts 1 to 4

(acc. to parts)

EN 1759

Flanges and their joints - Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, Class designated - Parts 1 to 4

(acc. to parts)

EN 61508

Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems

January 2011

EN 10497

Testing of valves - Fire type-testing requirements

February 2022

ISO 7-1

Pipe threads where pressure-tight joints are made on the threads - Part 1: Dimensions, tolerances and designation

January 1994

ISO 228-1

Pipe threads where pressure-tight joints are not made on the threads - Part 1: Dimensions, tolerances and designation

September 2000

ISO 15848

Industrial valves - Measurement, test and qualification procedures for fugitive emissions

June 2015

ISO 5208

Industrial valves - Pressure testing of metallic valves

June 2015

ISO 6708

Pipework components - Definition and selection of DN (nominal size)

July 1995

ISO 7268

Pipe components - Definition of nominal pressure

May 1983


Product standards

EN 593

Industrial valves - Metallic butterfly valves for general purposes

December 2017

EN 1983

Industrial valves - Steel ball valves

October 2013

EN 1349

Industrial process control valves

December 2009

EN 1074

Valves for water supply - Fitness for purpose requirements and appropriate verification tests - Parts 1 to 6

(acc. to parts)

EN 4126-1

Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure - Part 1: Safety valves

September 2013


ANSI standards

ANSI B1.20

Pipe Threads, General Purpose, Inch

November 2013

ANSI B16.1

Gray Iron Pipe Flanges And Flanged Fittings: Classes 25, 125, And 250

November 2020

ANSI B16.5

Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings: NPS 1/2 through NPS 24, Metric/Inch Standard

February 2021

ANSI B16.9

Factory-Made Wrought Buttwelding Fittings

October 2018

ANSI B16.10

Face-to-Face and End-to-End Dimensions of Valves

June 2017

ANSI B16.11

Forged Fittings, Socket-Welding and Threaded

October 2018

ANSI B16.20

Metallic Gaskets for Pipe Flanges

December 2017

ANSI B16.25

Buttwelding Ends

December 2017

ANSI B16.34

Valves-Flanged, Threaded, and Welding End

January 2021


API standards

API 6FA

Standards for Fire Test of Valves

January 2020 (5th)

API 6D

Specification for Pipelines and Piping Valves

November 2021 (25th)

API 598

Valve inspection and testing

October 2016 (10th)

API 600

Steel Gate Valves-Flanged and Butt-welding Ends, Bolted Bonnets

May 2021 (14th)

API 602

Gate, Globe and Check Valves for Sizes DN 100 (NPS 4) and Smaller for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries

May 2015 (10th)

API 607

Fire Test for Quarter-turn Valves and Valves Equipped with Nonmetallic Seats

June 2016 (7th)

API 608

Metal Ball Valves - Flanged, Threaded and Welding Ends

January 2020 (6th)

API 609

Butterfly Valves: Double-flanged, Lug- and Wafer-type, and Butt-welding Ends

April 2021 (9th)

API 622

Type testing of Process Valve Packing for Fugitive Emissions

July 2018 (3rd)

API 623

Steel Globe Valves - Flanged and Butt-welding Ends, Bolted Bonnets

January 2021 (2nd)


Actuation standards

EN 15081

Industrial valves - Mounting kits for part-turn valve actuator attachment

December 2007

EN 15714-1

Industrial valves - Actuators - Part 1: Terminology and definitions

December 2009

EN 15714-2

Industrial valves - Actuators - Part 2: Electric actuators for industrial valves (**Replaced by ISO 22153**)

December 2009

EN 15714-3

Industrial valves - Actuators - Part 3: Pneumatic part - Turn actuators for industiral valves - Basic requirements

December 2009

EN 15714-4

Industrial valves - Actuators - Part 4: Hydraulic part-turn actuators for industrial valves - Basic requirements

December 2009

ISO 22153

Electric actuators for industrial valves - General requirements

January 2020

ISO 5211

Industrial valves - Part-turn actuator attachments

March 2017