Can ASTM material use for ASME application.

Under ASME, ASTM materials are NOT automatically accepted. SA designated material should be used at all time ( NOT ASTM A designation), with following exception from Interpretation VIII-1-92-74: Hence, the inspector MUST verify that the Year edition of the ASTM specification detailed on material certification is accepted by the specified edition of ASME code section … Continue reading Can ASTM material use for ASME application.

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EN 81-20/50: NEW LIFT STANDARDS

New European Standards – EN 81-1 EN 81-2 Almost 3 years ago, new European standards for the design, manufacture and testing of lifts were introduced. The standards apply to both passenger lifts and passenger goods lifts and come with the catchy names of EN81-20 and EN81-50. The introduction commenced with a three year transition period … Continue reading EN 81-20/50: NEW LIFT STANDARDS

What is the Difference between Code, Standard and Specification?

The difference between Code, Standard and Specification is very important. What is Standard?   Follow TWI: Below maybe easy understand: Standard can define as a set of technical definitions and guidelines – or simply a “how to” instructions for designers and manufacturers. It gives all the necessary requirements for the product, service, and operation. A designer will use the standard … Continue reading What is the Difference between Code, Standard and Specification?

Standard discharge connections for Piping ( shore connection flange )

We will summary the standard discharge connection for some piping system on ship, also called by Shore connection flange. The international shore connection is a universal hose connection that is to be provided on all ships as per the IMO SOLAS requirement. The purpose of the International Shore Coupling is to keep a standby hose attachment … Continue reading Standard discharge connections for Piping ( shore connection flange )