API IRE C6 4th Edition, December 1, 1982
Guide for Inspection of Refinery Equipment Chapter VI-Pressure Vessels (Towers, Drums, and Reactors)
Additional Comments: 821-00006 * W/D S/S BY API RP 572
Published By:American Petroleum Institute (API)
This chapter covers the inspection of pressure vessels. It includes a description of the various types of pressure vessels and the standards for their construction and maintenance. The reasons for inspection, causes of deterioration, frequency and methods of inspection, methods of repair, and preparation of records and reports are covered. Safe and efficient operation are emphasized.