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    INSPECTION OF FIRED BOILERS AND HEATERS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  28-05-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2013

    Publisher:  American Petroleum Institute

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    1 Scope
    2 Normative References
    3 Terms, Definitions and Acronyms
    4 Common Heater and Boiler Designs
    5 Heater and Boiler Mechanical Reliability
    6 Deterioration Mechanisms
    7 Frequency and Timing of Inspections
    8 Safety Precautions, Preparatory Work, and
       Cleaning
    9 Outage Inspection Programs
    10 Boiler Outage Inspection
    11 On-stream Inspection Programs
    12 Tube Reliability Assessment
    13 Method of Inspection for Foundations, Settings,
       and Other Appurtenances
    14 Repairs
    15 Records and Reports
    Annex A (informative) - Sample Inspection Checklists for
                            Heaters and Boilers
    Annex B (informative) - Sample Heater Inspection Records
    Annex C (informative) - Sample Semi-Annual Stack Inspection
                            Record
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Describes the inspection practices for fired boilers and process heaters (furnaces) used in petroleum refineries and petrochemical plants.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher American Petroleum Institute
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASME FFS 1 : 2007 FITNESS-FOR-SERVICE
    API 556 : 2011 INSTRUMENTATION, CONTROL, AND PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS FOR GAS FIRED HEATERS
    API 556 REDLINE : 2011 INSTRUMENTATION, CONTROL, AND PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS FOR GAS FIRED HEATERS
    API 9100B : 1998 GUIDANCE DOCUMENT FOR MODEL EHS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
    API 584 : 2014 INTEGRITY OPERATING WINDOWS
    API 751 : 2013 SAFE OPERATION OF HYDROFLUORIC ACID ALKYLATION UNITS
    ASME PTB 2 : 2009 GUIDE TO LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT OF PRESSURE EQUIPMENT INTEGRITY
    NACE SP 01 70 : 2012 PROTECTION OF AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEELS AND OTHER AUSTENITIC ALLOYS FROM POLYTHIONIC ACID STRESS CORROSION CRACKING DURING A SHUTDOWN OF REFINERY EQUIPMENT
    API 585 : 2014 PRESSURE EQUIPMENT INTEGRITY INCIDENT INVESTIGATION
    API 970 : 2017 CORROSION CONTROL DOCUMENTS
    API 578 : 2018 GUIDELINES FOR A MATERIAL VERIFICATION PROGRAM (MVP) FOR NEW AND EXISTING ASSETS
    API 579-1 : 2016 FITNESS-FOR-SERVICE
    API 2001 : 2012 FIRE PROTECTION IN REFINERIES
    API 530 : 2015 CALCULATION OF HEATER-TUBE THICKNESS IN PETROLEUM REFINERIES
    EEMUA 193 : 2013 MANAGING COMPETENCE ASSURANCE FOR PERSONNEL UNDERTAKING IN-SERVICE INSPECTION OF PRESSURE EQUIPMENT

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASME PV CODE 5 : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION
    API 936 : 2014 REFRACTORY INSTALLATION QUALITY CONTROL - INSPECTION AND TESTING MONOLITHIC REFRACTORY LININGS AND MATERIALS
    API 560 : 2016 FIRED HEATERS FOR GENERAL REFINERY SERVICE
    ASNT SNT TC 1A : 2016 TOPICAL OUTLINES FOR QUALIFICATION OF NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING PERSONNEL
    ASME PV CODE 2C : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - MATERIALS - SPECIFICATIONS FOR WELDING RODS, ELECTRODES, AND FILLER METALS
    ASME B31.1 : 2016 POWER PIPING
    ASTM A 297/A297M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Iron-Chromium and Iron-Chromium-Nickel, Heat Resistant, for General Application
    API 535 : 2014 BURNERS FOR FIRED HEATERS IN GENERAL REFINERY SERVICES
    ASME B31.9 : 2014 BUILDING SERVICES PIPING
    ASME PV CODE 4 : 2017 BPVC Section IV-BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HEATING BOILERS
    API 576 : 2017 INSPECTION OF PRESSURE-RELIEVING DEVICES
    ASME PV CODE 2A : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - MATERIALS - FERROUS MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS (BEGINNING TO SA-450) AND (SA-451 TO END)
    ASME PV CODE 2B : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - MATERIALS - NONFERROUS MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
    ASME PV CODE 6 : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RECOMMENDED RULES FOR THE CARE AND OPERATION OF HEATING BOILERS
    ASME B16.28 : 1994 WROUGHT STEEL BUTT-WELDING SHORT RADIUS ELBOWS AND RETURNS
    ASME PV CODE 9 : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - WELDING, BRAZING, AND FUSING QUALIFICATIONS - QUALIFICATION STANDARD FOR WELDING, BRAZING, AND FUSING PROCEDURES; WELDERS; BRAZERS; AND WELDING, BRAZING, AND FUSING OPERATORS
    API 578 : 2010 GUIDELINES FOR A MATERIAL VERIFICATION PROGRAM (MVP) FOR NEW AND EXISTING ASSETS
    API 580 : 2016 RISK-BASED INSPECTION
    ASME PV CODE 1 : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF POWER BOILERS
    API 939-C : 2009 GUIDELINES FOR AVOIDING SULFIDATION (SULFIDIC) CORROSION FAILURES IN OIL REFINERIES
    AISC M015 : 1ED LOAD AND RESISTANCE FACTOR DESIGN (LRFD) MANUAL OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION
    API 571 : 2011 DAMAGE MECHANISMS AFFECTING FIXED EQUIPMENT IN THE REFINING INDUSTRY
    ASNT CP 189 : 2016 QUALIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION OF NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING PERSONNEL
    ASME B16.9 : 2012 FACTORY-MADE WROUGHT BUTTWELDING FITTINGS
    AWS QC1 : 2007 STANDARD FOR AWS CERTIFICATION OF WELDING INSPECTORS
    API 530 : 2015 CALCULATION OF HEATER-TUBE THICKNESS IN PETROLEUM REFINERIES
    W178.2-14 Certification of welding inspectors
    ASME PV CODE 2D CUSTOMARY : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - MATERIALS - PROPERTIES (CUSTOMARY)
    ASME B31.4 : 2016 PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS FOR LIQUIDS AND SLURRIES
    NACE RP 01 70 : 2004 PROTECTION OF AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEELS AND OTHER AUSTENITIC ALLOYS FROM POLYTHIONIC ACID STRESS CORROSION CRACKING DURING SHUTDOWN OF REFINERY EQUIPMENT
    ASME B31.3:2016 PROCESS PIPING
    ASME B31.8 : 2016 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems
    ASME PV CODE 2D METRIC : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - MATERIALS - PROPERTIES (METRIC)
    ASME B31.5 : 2016 REFRIGERATION PIPING AND HEAT TRANSFER COMPONENTS
    ASTM A 530/A530M : 2012-06 SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIALIZED CARBON AND ALLOY STEEL PIPE
    ASME PV CODE 7 : 2017 BPVC Section VII-BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR THE CARE OF POWER BOILERS
    CGSB 48.9712 : 2014 NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING - QUALIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION OF PERSONNEL
    API 572 : 2016 INSPECTION PRACTICES FOR PRESSURE VESSELS
    API 579-1 : 2016 FITNESS-FOR-SERVICE
    API 556 : 2011 INSTRUMENTATION, CONTROL, AND PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS FOR GAS FIRED HEATERS
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