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  • BS PD5500(2015) : 2015

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    SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  30-11-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  30-04-2015

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Section 1 - General
    Section 2 - Materials
    Section 3 - Design
    Section 4 - Manufacture and workmanship
    Section 5 - Inspection and testing
    Annexes
    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 degrees 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 allowable
              external 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 optional 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 X - Guidance for the tensile testing of
              9% nickel steel weld metal using
              strain-gauged tensile specimens
    Annex Z - Guidance on the application of PD 5500 to
              pressure vessels falling within the scope of the
              European Pressure Equipment Directive
    Supplements
    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
    Duplex supplement: Requirements for duplex and
                       super duplex steels (austenitic-ferritic
                       stainless steels) in the design and
                       construction of unfired fusion welded
                       pressure vessels
    Nickel supplement: Requirements for nickel and nickel
                       alloys in the design and construction of
                       unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
    Titanium supplement: Requirements for titanium and
                         titanium alloys in the design and construction
                         of unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
    Index
    List of references

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    Defines 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(2012) & 14/30317548 DC. (05/2015) Effective date: 01-01-2018. 2015 Edition Re-issued in October 2017 & incorporates AMD 3 2017. Supersedes 15/30334800 DC. (11/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Withdrawn
    Supersedes

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