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    SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  04-01-2006

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2003

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Summary of amended pages
    Section 1. General
               1.1 Scope
               1.2 Interpretation
               1.3 Definitions
               1.4 Responsibilities
               1.5 Information and requirements to be agreed and to be
                    documented
               1.6 Thicknesses
    Section 2. Materials
               2.1 Selection of materials
               2.2 Materials for low temperature applications
               2.3 Nominal design strength
    Section 3. Design
               3.1 General
               3.2 Application
               3.3 Corrosion, erosion and protection
               3.4 Construction categories and design stresses
               3.5 Vessels under internal pressure
               3.6 Vessels under external pressure
               3.7 Supports, attachments and internal structures
               3.8 Bolted flanged connections
               3.9 Flat heat exchanger tubesheets
               3.10 Design of welds
               3.11 Vessels with external jackets or limpet coils
               3.12 Manholes, inspection openings and quick release
                    openings
               3.13 Protective devices for excessive pressure or
                    vacuum
    Section 4. Manufacture and workmanship
               4.1 General aspects of construction
               4.2 Cutting, forming and tolerances
               4.3 Welded joints
               4.4 Heat treatment
               4.5 Surface finish
    Section 5. Inspection and testing
               5.1 General
               5.2 Approval testing of fusion welding procedures
               5.3 Welder and operator approval
               5.4 Production control test plates
               5.5 Destructive testing
               5.6 Non-destructive testing
               5.7 Acceptance criteria for weld defects revealed
                    by visual examination and non-destructive
                    testing
               5.8 Pressure tests
               5.9 Inspection requirements for cast components
    Annex A Requirements for design where loadings and components
            are not covered by Section 3
    Annex B Requirements for cylindrical, spherical and conical
            shells under combined loadings, including wind and
            earthquakes
    Annex C Assessment of vessels subject to fatigue
    Annex D Requirements for vessels designed to operate below 0
            degree C
    Annex E Recommendations for welded connections of pressure
            vessels
    Annex G Recommendations for the design of local loads, thermal
            gradients, etc.
    Annex H Recommendations for post-weld heat treatment of dissimilar
            ferritic steel joints
    Annex J Recommendations for pressure relief protective devices
    Annex K Requirements for design stresses for British Standard
            materials
    Annex L Guidance on structural tolerances
    Annex M Requirements for establishing the safe external working
            pressure for cylindrical sections outside the circularity
            limits specified in 3.6
    Annex N Requirements for vessel design and the provision of
            information concerning UK statutory requirements for
            the demonstration of the continued integrity of
            pressure vessels throughout their service life
    Annex Q Recommendations for preparation and testing of production
            control test plates
    Annex R Guidance on additional information for flat ends and
            flat plates
    Annex S Guidance on optical documentation for supply with
            vessel
    Annex T Recommendations for arc welded tube to tubeplate joints
    Annex U Guidance on the use of fracture mechanics analyses
    Annex V Requirements for testing and inspection of serially
            produced pressure vessels
    Annex W Worked examples
    Annex Z Guidance on the application of PD 5500 to pressure vessels
            falling within the scope of the European Pressure Equipment
            Directive
    Aluminium supplement Requirements for aluminium and aluminium
    alloys in the design and construction of unfired fusion
    welded pressure vessels
    Copper supplement Requirements for copper and copper alloys in the
    design and construction of unfired fusion welded or brazed
    pressure vessels
    Nickel supplement Requirements for nickel and nickel alloys in the
    design and construction of unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
    Index
    List of references

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    Describes requirements for the design, construction, inspection, testing and verification of compliance of new unfired fusion welded pressure vessels.

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    Committee PVE/1
    Development Note Supersedes BS PD5500(2000). (02/2003) Supersedes 02/708725 DC. (03/2004) Supersedes 03/116749 DC. (09/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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