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BS EN 736-3 Valves - Terminology - Part 3: Definition of terms 5 Year Systematic Review

What is it?:
This European standard defines the terms and their definitions (or the source if defined in other European standards) used for several types of valves or in several fields of application. These terms concern the pressures and temperatures, the dimensions, the design, the flow control characteristics and the test of valves.

Why Is it Important?:
It applies to all valves and actuators manufactured to European valve product standards. It was last revised in 2008. It is subject to the 5 year review. It is important that the definitions are both correct and complete.

Published in Valve User Magazine Issue 44


Spring 2018 // Issue 44
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