BS 5500:1985 - Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels

BS 5500:1985

Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels

Status : Withdrawn, Superseded, Revised   Published : January 1985 Replaced By : BS 5500:1988

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Materials and design stresses; design calculations for scantlings of cylindrical and spherical shells, domed and flat ends, openings and branch connections, bolted flange connections, tubeplates; manufacturing procedures, tolerances, welding; inspection, non-destructive and pressure testing for 3 categories of construction subject to internal or external pressure. Other design considerations detailed in appendices. See also PD 6497.

Standard NumberBS 5500:1985
TitleSpecification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
StatusWithdrawn, Superseded, Revised
Publication Date01 January 1985
Withdrawn Date01 January 1988
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 5500:1988
Amended ByAMD 5586
BS 5500 ENQ 72
BS 5500 ENQ 69/70/71
AMD 4859
ENQ Case 67 to BS 5500
ENQ Case 68 to BS 5500
AMD 5153
Enquiry Cases 5500/15 & 17 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/18-20 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 5500/45-47 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/52-53 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/55-58 Free of charge*Enquiry Case 5500/59 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/61-62 Free of charge*Enquiry Cases 5500/64-6 Free of charge*Generally, enquiry cases remain extant until incorporated into the standard. Issue 2 of Enquiry Case 5500/71 was published in October 1987.
DescriptorsFlow nozzles, Marking, Flanges, Gaskets, Loading, Unfired pressure vessels, Conical shape, Non-destructive testing, Heat treatment, Boiler tubes, Design calculations, Dimensions, Supports, Stress, Pressure regulators, Shell structures, Stress analysis, Inspection, Forgings, Pressure vessels, Bolting, Double-skinned pressure vessels, Fatigue, Pipe connections, Design, Welded joints, Bars (materials), Impact strength, Covers, Strength of materials, Structural design, Seatings, Flanged fittings, Stays, Sheet materials, Acceptance (approval), Life (durability), Aluminium alloys, Pressure testing, Spherical shape, Fusion welding, Welding, Aluminium, Creep, Joints, Low temperatures, Castings, Metal sections, Tensile strength, Pipes, Thermal stress, Steels, Holes, Stiffeners, Cylindrical shape
Title in FrenchRécipients sous pression soudés par fusion, non soumis à l'action des flammes
Title in GermanUnbeheizte, schmelzgeschweisste Druckkessel
ISBN0 580 14036 9
File Size21.66 MB

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