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Standard 520, Part II

Sizing, Selection, and Installation of Pressure-Relieving Devices— Part II—Installation

Covers the methods of installation for pressure relief devices for equipment that has a maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP) of 15 psig (1.03 bar g) or greater. Pressure relief valves or rupture disks may be used independently or in combination with each other to provide the required protection against excessive pressure accumulation. The term “pressure relief valve” includes safety relief valves used in either compressible or incompressible fluid service, and relief valves used in incompressible fluid service. Covers gas, vapor, steam, and incompressible fluid service.

6th Edition | March 2015

Companion document to Std. 520, Part IStd. 521, and RP 576

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