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What is the Major Difference between API & ASME Standards?

API & ASME standards

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) produces a series of documents. API (American Petroleum Industry) also produces a series of documents. I don’t know where in this small world of ours you are located but in the United States, all states except for two have adopted ASME as code or law. This means that the facilities located in these states ... Read More »

Questions Related to Materials

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1. What is the ASTM code for the following? A. Pipes :- I. Carbon Steel II. Alloy Steel III. Stainless Steel IV. Nickel Steel. B. Tubes:- I. Carbon Steel II. Alloy Steel III. Stainless Steel IV. Nickel Steel. C. Wrought Iron Fittings:- I. Carbon Steel II. Alloy Steel III. Stainless Steel IV. Nickel Steel. D. Forged Fittings:- I. Carbon Steel ... Read More »

Which Standard and Codes will you Refer while Designing the Piping?

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Ans: Following are the codes and standards – ASME SEC I Rules for construction of power boilers. ASME SEC VIII Rules for construction of pressure vessels. ASME B 31.1 Power piping ASME B 31.3 Process piping ASME B 31.4 Pipeline transportation system for liquid hydrocarbon and other liquids. API RP 520 Sizing selection and installation of pressure relieving Devices in refineries ... Read More »

Piping Codes and Standards

Piping codes and standards

The following codes and standards shall be used together with this standard specification for materials, design and dimensional requirements. American National Standard Institute (ANSI) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) ASME B 31.1 Power piping ASME B 31.3 Process Piping for Petroleum refineries, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Textile, Paper, Semiconductor & Cryogenic plant ASME B 31.4 Piping generally used for transporting & ... Read More »

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