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2019 ASME BPVC: Transport Tanks

2021 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) is Now Available for Pre-Order.

Pre-order ASME BPVC Section XII: Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks

ISBN: 9780791871034

This Section covers requirements for construction and continued service of pressure vessels for the transportation of dangerous goods via highway, rail, air or water at pressures from full vacuum to 3,000 psig and volumes greater than 120 gallons. "Construction" is an all-inclusive term comprising materials, design, fabrication, examination, inspection, testing, certification and over-pressure protection. "Continued service" is an all-inclusive term referring to inspection, testing, repair, alteration and recertification of a transport tank that has been in service. This Section contains modal appendices containing requirements for vessels used in specific transport modes and service applications. Rules pertaining to the use of the T ASME Product Certification Marks are 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.

Referenced BPVC Sections

  • BPVC-II, A, B, C, D (Section II, Materials, Parts A through D)
  • BPVC-V (Section V, Nondestructive Examination)
  • BPVC-VIII-1-2 (Section VIII, Pressure Vessels, Division 1 and Division 2)
  • BPVC-IX (Section IX, Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications)

Referenced ASME Standards

  • B1.1 - Unified Inch Screw Threads (UN and UNR Thread Form)
  • B1.20.1 - Pipe Threads, General Purpose, Inch
  • Nine Standards from the B16 Series on pipe flanges and fittings
  • B18.2.2 - Square and Hex Nuts
  • B36.10M - Welded and Seamless Wrought Steel Pipe
  • PTC 25 - Pressure Relief Devices
  • QAI-1 - Qualifications for Authorized Inspection
  • CA-1 - Conformity Assessment Requirements

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