b'WAFER PATTERN CHECK VALVES - ASG & AGW STYLEI N T R O D U C T I O NThe majority of this information is common knowledge to experienced valve users. When properly installed in applications for which they were designed, Australian Pipeline Valve - Supercheck valves will give long reliable service under normal conditions. This instruction manual is only a guide for installation and operation on standard service and covers general maintenance and minor repairs. An APV approved valve reconditioner should be used for reconditioning and major repairs.We do recommend however that this entire document be read prior to proceeding with any installation or repair. Australian Pipeline Valve and its parent company take no responsibility for damage or injury to people, property or equipment. It is Note the sole responsibility of the user to ensure only specially trained valve repair experts perform repairs under the supervision of a qualified supervisor.RESPONSIBILITY FOR VALVE APPLICATIONThe User is responsible for ordering the correct valves. The user is responsible for ensuring APV-Supercheck Valves are selected and installed in conformance with the correct pressure rating and design temperature requirements. Prior to installation, the valves, drawings and nameplates should be checked for proper identification to ensure the valve is of the proper type, material and is of a suitable pressure class and temperature rating to satisfy the applications requirements of the service application.Do not use any valve in applications where either the pressure or temperature is higher than the allowable working values.Also valves should not be used in service media if not compatible with the valve material of construction, as this will cause chemical attacks, leakage, valve failure.RECEIVING INSPECTION AND HANDLINGValves should be inspected upon receipt to ensure:-Conformance with all purchase order requirements.-Correct type, pressure class, size, body and trim materials and end connections.-Any damage caused during shipping.The User is advised that specifying an incorrect valve for the application may result in injuries or property damage. Selecting the correct valve type, rating, material and connections, in conformance with the particular performance requirements is Note important for proper application and is the sole responsibility of the user.2 Australian Pipeline Valve - Installation, Operation and Maintenance Manual'