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1998 Edition, December 1998

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Vessel/S&T Heat Exchanger Fabrication Specification ASME Code Section VIII, Divisions 1 and 2

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1998 Edition, December 1998
  • Published Date: December 1998
  • Status: Historical
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: Process Industry Practices (PIP)
  • Page Count: 36
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

[V/E] This Practice is to be used in conjunction with design drawings or Data Sheets, and for project-specific design criteria that may supersede the requirements of this Practice but not take exception to the requirements of the Code.

[V/E] Total compliance with the Code, including stamping, shall be a basic requirement of all vessels ordered to this Practice. Unless otherwise specified in the purchase order or the drawings, all “U-” {U2-} stamped vessels shall be National Board (NB) registered.

[V/E] Deviations from this Practice require written approval by the User.


[V/E] This Practice describes the general fabrication, examination, inspection, testing, and documentation requirements for pressure vessels and shell-and-tube heat exchangers to be constructed in accordance with Section VIII, Division 1 {or 2} of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, henceforth referred to as the Code.

[E] This Practice describes the additional requirements for shell-and-tube heat exchangers to be constructed in accordance with TEMA Standards of the Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association.