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API 16A Specification for Drillthrough equipment 3rd Edition

HP/HT Considerations Jan. 2014


API 16A Chairman: John Busby
Co-Chair: Jim McCabe

API 16A Specification for Drillthrough equipment - Status


3rd Edition / June 2004 / Effective Date:
December 1, 2004
Reaffirmed: August 2010
Present Status: Under 4th Revision

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Updated Temperature chart to include
three ranges and qualification testing
Welding: defined HAZ zone
Established minimum design criteria

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Removed 25k & 30k classes (ref
17TR8)
16A Representation in 17TR8
Bolting hardness per API 20E
BSL-2

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Five Work Groups Formed
Gas testing qualification
Sealing characteristics
PSI-A v/s PSI-G
Closure bolting
Product history records
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