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AN INTERNATIONAL CODE 2010 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Py eee Vill RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PRESSURE VESSELS ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Committee on Pressure Vessels Date of Issuance: ly ‘decider at Adena ited July 2008 and earer “This interatinal code or standard was developed under procedures acre as meeting the citera for American National ‘Standards and ic an Amaia Naina Standart. The Standards Cems that sppoved the coe ox standard was balanced to ase tet indivi from competent and concerned interests have al en opportu 0 parlpue The propsed code ‘or tindard as made avilable for publi evew aod comalnt tar provides an opportunity fr addtional publ input rom Inde, academia reiltory agencies andl the publica large. "ASME doesnot “approve,” “rat” o enor” any Hem, comtreon, poetry device or ati. "ASME doesnot ake any position with respect to the validity of any pte righ axsred in connection with any toms mendoned in tis dosent, and des ot undertake to insure anyone wing a tard aginst lity for iningesent of ‘ny appisbe eters puten, no aure any such Mab. User fa code ot standard are expressly avid that detention ofthe valcy of any sash ptet righ, andthe rk of iningeent of soc rights, entizly thei own responsi, Paripaon by federal gency repesctatves) opens) Matt with indy is oto be inerpeted as goverment oc jas enderoment of tis code cr sundard. ASME asset esponsbiiy for only thse itrpetations of this document sued in atcordance wih he established ASME procedures and policies, which precludes the issuance of interpretations by individuals, ‘Th foots in this document are pat of his American Nations Sanda ASE ASME colesive menberip tk SS, BORVO Rm Be BHHBOOM ‘The ove ASME symbols ae registred in the US. Patent Office ““ASIME nthe trademark ofthe Amarican Society of Mechanics! Engineers, [No pact ofthis documect nay be zeprodoed in any form, i a electronic retreat oe ‘teri, without the pir weltzn pecmision of the publisher. Litrary of Congress Catlog Card Number: 563954 ‘Printed inthe United States of America Adopted ty the Couns ofthe American Society of Mechanical Engincors, 1914 Roviaed 1940, 1941, 194, 146, 1949, 1982, 1953, 1985, 1959, 1962, 1965, 196, 1971, 1974, 1977, 198, 1983, 1986, 1999, 1992, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 “The American Soci of Mechanical Engineers ‘Tce Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5990, CCopsight ©2010 by “THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS All Rig Reserved CONTENTS List of Sections xv Foreword -.-secescssesseesees xvii ‘Statements of Policy xxix Personnel. mx Summary of Changes . seer : 7 xi List of Changes in Record Number Order .. : : atv Introduction i 1 SUBSECTION A GENERAL REQUIREMENTS ......... - 8 Part UG General Requirements for All Methods of Construetion and All Materials : a ees UG4 Soope... a ae Materials uG4 General... : eee ee UG-s Plate eee ee UG-6 Forgings UG-7 Castings. : UG-8 Pipe and Tubes 7 u69 Welding Materials... UG-10 Material Identified With or Produced to « Specification Not Permitted by ‘This Division, and Material Not Fully Identified ...... feereeeiO) UG-IL Prefabricated or Preformed Pressure PaIts ....+.s-ssscsccseseesessesseceeey UI UG-12 Bolts and Smads eee UG.13 Nuts and Washers see ates) UG-I4 Rods and Bars : eres eld UG-15 Product Specification eae te B Design UG-16 General we : eae 13 UG-17 Methods of Fabrication in Combination ids UG-18 Materials in Combination 4 UG-19 Special Constructions... fae ee UG-20 Design Temperature cneteels uG-aL Design Pressure eee pecderaiG, UG-22 Loadings : eer teae ig: uG.23 Maximum Allowable Stress Values Ree eee UG-24 Castings. .. +B 06-25 Corrosion 18 UG.26 Linings 19 UG.27 Thickness of Shells Under Intermal Pressure... 19 UG-28 ‘Thickness of Shells and Tubes Under External Pressure. 20 UG-29 Stiffening Rings for Cylindrical Shells Under External Pressure - 2B UG-30 Attachment of Stffening Rings....-....e..00+0 Hee 25