Technical rules for pressure vessels
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  • The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code is the world's most comprehensive collection of codes of practice governing the design, fabrication, and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels. It is used for steam boilers, unfired and fired pressure vessels and nuclear components.

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    The Code is also available as print copies.

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    • the basic collection
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    Folders are not supplied with the documents as standard. For Section 2 "Materials", Part A "Ferrous Material Specifications” you will need two folders. For each of the other sections one folder will be sufficient.

    The BPVC can be purchased either as a complete collection or in sections. It comprises 13 sections and two additional packages in the form of "code cases":

    • Code Cases: Boilers and Pressure Vessels
    • Code Cases: Nuclear Components
  • The ASME BPVC is used to build pressure-controlled equipment worldwide. The Code is indispensable, especially for mechanical and plant engineering companies exporting to the USA. Further users include manufacturing and supplying companies, as well as distributors and operators of

    • plant
    • components
    • piping
    • boilers
    • pressure vessels
    • appliances
  • ASME BPVC is a professional association for mechanical engineers in the USA. With a membership of over 140,000, the association develops, reviews and updates mechanical engineering standards and technical rules.

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code


Code Cases: Full Sets

Section 1: Rules for Construction of Power Boilers

Section 2: Materials

Section 3: Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components

Section 4: Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers

Section 5: Nondestructive Examination

Section 8: Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels

Section 9: Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications

Section 10: Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels

Section 11: Rules for Inservice Inspection of Nuclear Power Plant Components

Section 12: Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks

Section 13: Rules for Overpressure Protection

Complete Set incl. ring binders

Complete Set without ring binders

ASME BPVC ring binder

National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)

The most important international set of rules for the maintenance of your equipment - so that  high manufacturing standards are maintained after a repair or after the conversion of boilers and pressure equipment!