Standard for Actuators and Mounting Kits for Valves

Includes all amendments and changes through Errata , April 2023

Published by American Petroleum Institute, 01/03/2023


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API STD 6DX, March 2023 – Standard for Actuators and Mounting Kits for Valves

API STD 6DX defines the requirements for design, mechanical integrity, and sizing of actuators and related components, and is applicable to all types of electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic actuators, inclusive of mounting kit, installed on valves that conform to API Specification 6D.

This standard is not applicable to actuators installed on control valves, valves being used for regulation, valves in subsea service, handheld powered devices, manually operated gearboxes, instrument tubing and associated fittings, and actuator control equipment.

General Product Information:

Revision 2nd Edition
Document Type PDF
Pages 45
Document Language English
Publisher American Petroleum Institute (API)
Status Current


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