PD 5500:2012 Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels

PD 5500:2012+A1:2012 Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels

 

PD 5500:2012+A1:2012 Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels

BSI / 2012 / 1012 pages

ISBN:978 0 580 80762 6

 

PD 5500:2012+A1:2012 Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels.PD 5500:2012 is the latest specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. It covers vessels manufactured from carbon, ferritic alloy and austenitic steels, aluminium, copper and nickel. PD 5500 applies to equipment designed to BS 5500 or PD 5500, in use outside of the EU or manufactured under the Pressure Equipment Directive. The specification will be updated every three years.The PD 5500:2012 specification refers to pressure vessels connected to piping by bolts, screws or welding, as well as supports, brackets and other direct attachments. It applies to vessels that are subject to electrical heating or heated process streams, but not vessels exposed to direct heat or flame. The specification can be used with equipment and systems designed or manufactured to BS 5500 or PD 5500. And the 2012 specification is also relevant to pressure vessels in use outside of the EU as well as those designed and manufactured under the Pressure Equipment Directive.