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Guidelines on Terminology for Valves and Fittings (ANSI-approved American National Standard)

This Standard Practice lists and defines principle terms and acronyms widely used to describe general purpose valves, fittings, and related components. It is comprised of separate sections which contain:
• Acronyms for organizations whose documents are applicable to valves and fittings, and a brief summary of the applicable area of interest.
• A glossary of terms used in valve and fittings specifications to describe design, operation, and performance characteristics.
• Abbreviations commonly used in the valve and fittings industry.


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