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Self Actuated Pressure Control Valve Functional Testing

SELF ACTUATED PRESSURE CONTROL VALVE FUNCTIONAL TESTING

1) Pressure Reducing Method

Test Equipment Required :-

  1. Regulator
  2. Test Gauge

Typical Test Set-up

Self Actuated Pressure Control Valve Functional Testing

Functional Testing Procedure

a. Check instrument data, check for pressure requirement.

b. Check vendor’s specification sheet or instrument nameplate maximum allowable pressure.

c. Hook-up instrument as typical test set-up.

d. Open Valve A, note down pressure indication of the test gauge B as the set pressure.

e. If the set pressure is not as per specification carry out as follows:

  • Remove the cover of the set point adjustment screw
  • Adjust the set point screw until the test gauge indicates the desired pressure.

f. Records all results in Instrument Calibration Check sheets.

2) Back Pressure Regulator Method

Test Equipment Required :-

  1. Regulator
  2. Test Gauge

Typical Test Set-up

Self Actuated Pressure Control Valve Functional Testing using Back pressure Regulator

Functional Testing Procedure

a. Check instrument data, check for pressure requirement.

b. Check vendor’s specification sheet or instrument nameplate maximum allowable pressure.

c. Hook-up instrument as typical test set-up.

d. Open Valve A, note down pressure indication of the test gauge B as the set pressure.

e. If the set pressure is not as per specification carry out as follows:

  • Remove the cover of the set point adjustment screw
  • Adjust the set point screw until the test gauge indicates the desired pressure.

f. Records all results in Instrument Calibration Check sheets.

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