ASME B31.5-2022


Refrigeration Piping and Heat Transfer Components

2022 Edition

Published by ASME International, 01/21/2023

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  1. Scope: The ASME B31.5 standard is applicable to the design, manufacturing, installation, inspection, and maintenance of refrigeration piping and heat transfer components. This includes pipes, fittings, valves, and equipment used in refrigeration systems.
  2. Design Requirements: The standard specifies design requirements for the piping system, including material selection, pipe dimensions, considerations for temperature and pressure, and ensuring the safety of the system.
  3. Manufacturing: ASME B31.5 outlines requirements for the manufacturing of pipes and related components to ensure they meet the design requirements specified in the standard.
  4. Installation: The standard provides detailed descriptions of the installation process for the piping system, including provisions for support, connections, welding, and other relevant aspects.
  5. Inspection: ASME B31.5 mandates inspections of the piping system to ensure compliance with the specified requirements, including non-destructive testing and pressure testing.
  6. Maintenance: The standard includes recommendations and provisions for the maintenance of the piping system to ensure its safety and effective operation during use.
  7. Appendices: The standard may include appendices providing additional guidance, calculation methods, or information on material properties.

Product Details

Revision: 2022 Edition

Published Date: Jan 21, 2023

Status: Active, Most Current

Document Language: English

Published By: ASME

Page Count: 106



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