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ASME BPVC 2017: Heating Boilers

Find detailed descriptions of the ASME BPVC code sections for the construction, care and operation of heating boilers and pre-order the individual sections below:

These sections are intended for professionals concerned with the design, fabrication, assembly, erection, examination, inspection and testing of pressure vessels, including:

  • Manufacturers
  • Users
  • Constructor
  • Designers
  • All potential governing entities

Return to the main ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) page

Pre-order ASME BPVC Section IV: Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers

ISBN: 9780791870938

This Section provides requirements for design, fabrication, installation and inspection of steam heating, hot water heating, hot water supply boilers, and potable water heaters intended for low pressure service that are directly fired by oil, gas, electricity, coal or other solid or liquid fuels. It contains appendices which cover approval of new material, methods of checking safety valve and safety relief valve capacity, examples of methods of checking safety valve and safety relief valve capacity, examples of methods of calculation and computation, definitions relating to boiler design and welding, and quality control systems. Rules pertaining to use of the H, HV, and HLW ASME Product Certification Marks are also included.

Careful application of this Section will help users to comply with applicable regulations within their jurisdictions, while achieving the operational, cost and safety benefits to be gained from the many industry best-practices detailed within these volumes.

Pre-order ASME BPVC Section VI: Recommended Rules for the Care and Operation of Heating Boilers

ISBN: 9780791870952

This Section covers general descriptions, terminology and operation guidelines applicable to steel and cast iron boilers limited to the operating ranges of 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.

Careful application of this Section will help users to comply with applicable regulations within their jurisdictions, while achieving the operational, cost and safety benefits to be gained from the many industry best-practices detailed within these volumes.

Referenced BPVC Sections

  • BPVC-I (Section I, Rules for Construction of Power Boilers)
  • BPVC-II, A, B, C, D (Section II, Materials, Parts A through D)
  • BPVC-IX (Section IX, Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications)

Referenced ASME Standards

  • Seven Standards from the B16 Series on pipe flanges and fittings
  • PTC 25 - Pressure Relief Devices
  • QAI-1 - Qualifications for Authorized Inspection
  • CA-1 - Conformity Assessment Requirements

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