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BS 4208

67th Edition, September 30, 1967

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Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Containment Structure for Stationary Nuclear Power Reactors

Includes all amendments and changes through Amendment 1, June 1983

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  • Revision: 67th Edition, September 30, 1967
  • Published Date: June 1983
  • Status: Not Active, See comments below
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Page Count: 106
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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Covers steel containment structures and defines materials and nominal design stress; basic design of shells, flat ends, conical ends, domed ends, spherically domed and bolted ends, openings and branch connections, bolted flanged connections, flat tube plates , welded joints, foundation and support requirements, thermal insulation, lightning and missile protection, air locks, vacuum breakers, inspection facilities; final design appraisal; manufacture; inspection and tests of components and structures in cluding non-destructive examination and pressure testing. Appendices cover roof loading and wind loads; welding procedure qualification, welder and operator performance qualifications and procedure weld tests; plate pressing procedure tests; ultrasonic inspection of plates; selection of economic flanges.