Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes Adopted

29 April 2016

Reference #:  IB-BP-2016-01

Topic: Announcement of new boiler and pressure vessel codes adopted

Effective April 26, 2016, under Ministerial Order M 147 deposited as B.C. Reg. 97/2016 (attached to this information bulletin), the Schedule to the Power Engineers, Boilers, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation has been amended as set out in the table below. The amendments include the repeal of a code that is no longer being published, the adoption of new editions of codes and the correction of a spelling error.

The Schedule to the Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation has been amended as follows:

Schedule Section Number


Text prior to

April 26, 2016

Amended Text Effective

April 26, 2016

1 (e)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

(e) ASME B31.11 Slurry Transportation Piping Systems 2002 Edition

(e) “repealed”

 

Note: ASME has discontinued B31.11.

2

American National Standards Institute and National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (ANSI/NB)

ANSI/NB-23 National Board Inspection Code 2013 Edition

ANSI/NB-23 National Board Inspection Code 2015 Edition

3 (a)

American Petroleum Institute (API)

(a) API STD 530 Revision / Edition 6 Calculation of Heater- Tube Thickness in Petroleum Refineries

2008 Edition with 2009 errata

(a) API STD 530 Revision/Edition 7 Calculation of Heater- Tube Thickness in Petroleum Refineries

2015 Edition

4(a)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

(a) ASME Section I — Rules for Construction of Power Boilers 2013 Edition

(a) ASME Section I — Rules for Construction of Power Boilers

2015 Edition

4 (b)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

(b) ASME Section IV — Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers 2013 Edition

(b) ASME Section IV — Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers 2015 Edition

4 (c)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

(c) ASME Section VIII — Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels, Divisions 1, 2 and 3, 2013 Edition

(c) ASME Section VIII — Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels, Divisions 1, 2 and 3, 2015 Edition

4 (d)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

(d) ASME Section X — Fibre-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels 2013 Edition

(d) ASME Section X — Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels 2015 Edition

4 (e)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

(e) ASME Section XII — Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks 2013 Edition

(e) ASME Section XII — Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks 2015 Edition

Tony Scholl
Provincial Safety Manager – Boilers and Pressure Vessels

References:

-       Safety Standards Act SBC 2003, Chapter 39 s. 88(2)(s)
-       B.C. Reg. 104/2004 Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel & Refrigeration Safety Regulation