Hot Spot New API Task Group- Hydrogen Valves

What is it?

API have started work on a new document API 6Z Standard for Valves in Hydrogen Gas (H2) Service at Normal Temperature. The BVAA will be involved in the task group who are writing the standard, this will allow us to keep members informed of progress. However, if any members would like to be directly involved in the API task group please let the BVAA secretariat know by 2nd September 2022.

Why is it Important?

The work on API 6Z has been approved in recognition of the importance of correctly specified valves to the developing hydrogen energy technologies. It also serves to emphasise the continuing investment in this technology that is been made by API members.

The BVAA Hydrogen TEG will shadow this work and so members will be able to review the draft specification and influence its development via continued membership of this group. However, this is also an opportunity for BVAA members to be involved directly in the task group and participate with other API members if desired.

Continuous Improvement - Did we miss anything?

Hot Spots are intended to alert members and provide a brief overview of new standards, activities or procedures that are being introduced in the industry. If there is key information missing that would be helpful, please let us know so that we can improve our future service.

Please Note: This Hotspot is for information purposes, and we invite comments from BVAA members only. Please also note that at time of publication ballots may be closed. For more information, please contact the Secretariat.

BVAA Members: Did you know we have a hotspot tab on the BVAA website? Head over to www.bvaa.org.uk/login-here.asp and log into the member only area. You then need to select ‘Hotspots’ for the latest. For information on how to access the member only area of the website please contact jane@bvaa.org.uk


Published: 17th August 2022

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