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Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : January 1991 Replaced By : BS 5500:1994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StatusRevised, Withdrawn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Withdrawn Date01 January 1994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 ByAMD 6792
BS 5500 ENQ 91:1991
AMD 7422
AMD 7691
BS 5500 EQ 100:1993
BS 5500 EQ 101:1993
BS 5500 EQ 71:1986
BS 5500 EQ 99:1993
BS 5500 EQ 98:1993
AMD 7941
BS 5500 EQ 90:1993
BS 5500 EQ 91:1991
BS 5500 EQ 102:1993
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 Enquiry cases 12, 50, 38, 62 and 80 have been replaced by 52, 53, 55, 70 and 92 respectively.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.
Draft Superseded By92/73884 DC92/79966 DC
DescriptorsStructures, Welding, Pressure vessels, Design, Unfired pressure vessels, Inspection, Verification, Construction materials, Fusion welding, Aluminium, Aluminium alloys, Temperature, Pressure, Strength of materials, Alloy steels, Grades (quality), Thickness, Dimensions, Corrosion, Wear resistance, Stress corrosion, Internal pressure, Loading, Load capacity, Flanged fittings, Flanges, Mathematical calculations, Welded joints, Jackets (insulation), Manholes, Safety measures, Heat treatment, Surface treatment, Test specimens, Non-destructive testing, Marking, Visual inspection (testing), Thermal stress, Fatigue testing, Impact testing, Butt joints, Ferritic steels, Stainless steels, Arc welding, Connecting flanges, Acceptance (approval), Structural design, Unalloyed steels, Steels, Austenitic steels, Stress analysis, Design calculations
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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