ASME Section VI


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

2023 Edition

Published by ASME International, 07/01/2023

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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 ASME BPVC Section VI 2023?

  • Added definition of relief valve to Article 2 so it was consistent with ASME Section 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.

Product Details

Revision: 2023 Edition

Published Date: July 1, 2023

Status: Active, Most Current

Document Language: English

Published By: ASME

Page Count: 101



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