ASME Section VI


2023 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VI: Recommended Rules for the Care and Operation of Heating Boilers

Published by ASME International, 07/01/2023


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ASME Section VI, 2023 Edition – Recommended Rules for the Care and Operation of Heating Boilers

ASME Section VI covers general descriptions, terminology and operation guidelines applicable to steel and cast iron boilers limited to the operating ranges of ASME Section IV Heating Boilers. It includes guidelines for associated controls and automatic fuel burning equipment. Illustrations show typical examples of available equipment. Also included is a glossary of terms commonly associated with boilers, controls, and fuel burning equipment.

What are the key changes for 2023 BPVC Section VI (ASME BPVC-VI)?

  • Added definition of relief valve to Article 2 so it was consistent with ASME BPVC XIII.
  • Added clauses to para. 6.4 “Pressure Relief Valve Discharge Piping” to align with similar changes made to ASME BPVC IV, para. HG-716.6, along with the creation of ASME BPVC XIII, Section 12.8.

General Product Information:

Document Type PDF
ISBN 978-0-7918-7580-3
Pages 101
Document Language English
Publisher American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Status Current

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