API RP 686

Recommended Practice for Machinery Installation and Installation Design
API RP 686 | 2nd Edition | December 2009 | Reaffirmed: November 2014 |

Provides recommended procedures, practices, and checklists for the installation and precommissioning of new, existing, and reapplied machinery and to assist with the installation design of such machinery for petroleum, chemical, and gas industry services facilities. In general, this RP is intended to supplement vendor instructions and the instructions provided by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) should be carefully followed with regard to equipment installation and checkout.