Heat Treatment Load

Definition(s)


Heat Treatment Load

  • For batch furnaces: material placed on loading or carry devices and moved as a batch through one heat treat cycle
  • For continuous furnaces: group of pieces of material with the same nominal size that is moved sequentially through the heat treatment process using the same process parameters.

Source: API Specification 16A, Specification for Drill-through Equipment, Fourth Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

Source: API STANDARD 16AR, Standard for Repair and Remanufacture of Drill-through Equipment, First Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

Heat Treatment Load

That material moved as a batch through one heat treatment cycle.

Source: API SPEC 16A, Specification for Drill-through Equipment, Third Edition, June 2004 (Errata/Supplement November 2004). Global Standards

Source: API SPEC 16RCD, Specification for Drill Through Equipment—Rotating Control Devices, Upstream Segment, First Edition, February 2005. Global Standards