Auxiliary components generally include the following piping systems for the following services:
- Seal flushing , cooling , quenching systems
- Seal drains and vents
- Bearing lubrication , cooling systems
- Seal chamber or stuffing box cooling, heating systems
- Pump pedestal cooling systems
Auxiliary piping systems include tubing, piping, isolating valves, control valves, relief valves, temperature gauges and thermocouples, pressure gauges, sight flow indicators, orifices, seal flush coolers, dual seal barrier/buffer fluid reservoirs, and all related vents and drains.
All auxiliary components shall comply with the requirements as per standard codes like API 610 (refinery services), API 682 (shaft sealing systems) etc.