BS 5500:1991 - Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels

BS 5500:1991

Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : January 1991 Replaced By : BS 5500:1994

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General, material selection, design method, manufacture and workmanship, inspection and testing provisions for various geometries and three categories of vessel construction, with additional requirements, recommendations and guidance in appendices, alternative requirements for non-ferrous metals in annex and Enquiry Cases for significant interpretations.

Standard NumberBS 5500:1991
TitleSpecification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date01 January 1991
Withdrawn Date01 January 1994
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS 5500:1994
ReplacesBS 5500:1988
Amended ByBS 5500 EQ 99:1993
BS 5500 EQ 71:1986
BS 5500 EQ 98:1993
AMD 7941
BS 5500 EQ 90:1993
BS 5500 EQ 91:1991
BS 5500 EQ 102:1993
BS 5500 EQ 101:1993
BS 5500 EQ 100:1993
AMD 7691
AMD 7422
BS 5500 ENQ 91:1991
AMD 6792
Enquiry Case 5500/15 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/19 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/24 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/29 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/31 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/33 Free of charge incorporated*Enquiry Cases 5500/34 & 36 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/39-41 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/44 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/46-47 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/52 & 53 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/56 & 58 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/59 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/61 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/64-66 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/67 & 68 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/69-70 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/71 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/73 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/74 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/79 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/81-84 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/85 & 86 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/87-89 Free of charge*Generally, enquiry cases remain extant until incorporated into the standard. 18, 33, 36, 45, 52, 53, 55, 59, 71, 73, 79, 90 and 91 have been reissued. Enquiry cases 12, 50, 38, 62 and 80 have been replaced by 52, 53, 55, 70 and 92 respectively. Also enquiry cases 18, 55, 57, 72, 77 and 78 have been replaced by 91.
DescriptorsSafety measures, Unfired pressure vessels, Wear resistance, Impact testing, Surface treatment, Connecting flanges, Corrosion, Strength of materials, Unalloyed steels, Welding, Arc welding, Aluminium, Mathematical calculations, Pressure, Load capacity, Pressure vessels, Verification, Design calculations, Design, Stress analysis, Grades (quality), Stress corrosion, Thermal stress, Fatigue testing, Thickness, Austenitic steels, Flanges, Manholes, Butt joints, Structures, Non-destructive testing, Heat treatment, Construction materials, Test specimens, Dimensions, Temperature, Loading, Internal pressure, Inspection, Steels, Flanged fittings, Structural design, Alloy steels, Fusion welding, Jackets (insulation), Stainless steels, Acceptance (approval), Visual inspection (testing), Marking, Aluminium alloys, Welded joints, Ferritic steels
Title in FrenchRécipients sous pression soudés par fusion, non soumis à l'action des flammes
Title in GermanUnbeheizte, schmelzgeschweisste Druckkessel
ISBN0 580 19269 5
File Size0 KB

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