MSS SP 81 2013 Edition, January 1, 2013
Stainless-Steel or Stainless-Steel-Lined, Bonnetless, Knife Gate Valves with Flanged Ends
This Standard Practice covers all stainless-steel or stainless-steel-lined, cast, or fabricated bonnetless, knife gate valves with flanged ends from size NPS 2 (DN 50) through NPS 36 (DN 900).
The valves identified in this Standard Practice are intended for use in applications where shock loadings are not encountered. Applications at conditions other than those specified in Section 3 require special design considerations.