ASME provides 2007 Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

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Available on July 1, 2007 edition of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code includes 12 sections establishing rules of safety relating to construction, operation, testing, and maintenance of boilers, transport tanks, nuclear power plant components, and other pressure systems. Updated Section VII, Div 2 presents rules, requirements, and specifications relating to material toughness, stress and fatigue in components, multiple loading, and other conditions.



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The 2007 Edition Of The ASME Boiler And Pressure Vessel Code To Be Available In July



NEW YORK, June 6, 2007 - The 2007 edition of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code will be available July 1.

The internationally recognized code establishes rules of safety relating to the construction, operation, testing, and maintenance of boilers, transport tanks, nuclear power plant components, and other pressure systems. The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code includes 12 sections.

ASME regularly updates the code to reflect advancements in design, materials, construction methods, and applications, and issues a new edition every three years. The 2007 code includes a completely revised and updated Section VII, Division 2, covering the construction of pressure vessels.

Section VII, Division 2 presents rules, requirements, specifications, and other information relating to material toughness, stress and fatigue in components, multiple loading, and other conditions in pressure systems.

The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code is referenced by purchasers, regulators, inspectors, insurers and municipal authorities worldwide. A volunteer group of more than 800 engineers drawn from varied industries develops and maintains the code. More than 92,000 copies of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code are in use around the world.

To order the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, contact ASME at (800) 843-2763.

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization promoting the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences. ASME develops codes and standards that enhance public safety, and provides lifelong learning and technical exchange opportunities benefiting the engineering and technology community.

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