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BS 5163:1986 - WITHDRAWN (replaced by BS 5163-1:2004 BS 5163-2:2004 BS EN 1074-1:2000 BS)

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Specification for predominantly key-operated cast iron gate valves for waterworks purposes

     Gate valves

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BS 5163:1986


Two types of valves in the range of sizes DN 50 to DN 600 for nominal pressures PN 10, PN 16 and PN 25. Type A valves are for T-key operation only and type B valves, which are designed for heavier duty than type A valves, are usually for key/bar operation.

BSi code: BS 5163:1986
ISBN number: 0 580 15383 5
Product code: 00160087
Publication Date: 31st Oct 1986

Subjects Related to BS 5163:1986: Gate valves - Valves - Fluid equipment - Water valves - Cast-iron - Waterworks - Water supply engineering - Size - Valve bodies - Flanges - Dimensions - Valve components - Design - Test pressure - Test duration - Marking - Pressure testing - Potable water - Contamination - Designations - Materials in contact with food