The technical report is limited to automated valves normally operating in either a full open or full closed position. The boundary of the automated valve includes the following:
- Limit switches and other monitoring devices
- Air regulation and filtration system
- Valve actuator whose fail position is specified as spring-return fail closed, spring-return fail open, or double acting
- Valve body specified to meet the functional requirements for its application
The technical report does not address automated valves used for regulatory control applications.
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