Category Archives: API 6A

API 6D Monogram License – What’s Required?

We are interested in getting an API 6D monogram license for our ball valves.  We plan to outsource product design, manufacturing, assembly and testing.  We need a consultant’s support with explaining API 6D requirements to our providers of all activities … Continue reading

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Estimating the cost for API Q1 certification & API 6A Monogram License

QUESTION: From: Eugene P., March 6, 2017 – During the past months, we have received several inquiries asking if our company was API Q1 certified or if we had an API 6A monogram.  How much does it cost to get API … Continue reading

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Are Exclusions to ISO 9001:2015, Permitted?

Inquiry:  Our organization provides mobile crane rental services. We recently received a request from a client to deliver a crane to their site location. This was the extent of the services provided to the client.  Can we exclude ISO 9001:2015, subclause 8.3 requirements … Continue reading

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API 6A Monogram Restricts Remanufactured Equipment

Inquiry:  My question is regarding application of the API monogram. Our company is an API 6A licensee. We manufacture valves and other related equipment at our facilities here in the USA and overseas.  During a recent re-certification audit, the Auditor … Continue reading

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