ASME B31.5-2013


Refrigeration Piping and Heat Transfer Components

standard by ASME International, 05/31/2013

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ASME B31.5, 2013 Edition – Refrigeration Piping and Heat Transfer Components

This Refrigeration Piping and Heat TransferComponents Code is a Section of the American Societyof Mechanical Engineers Code for Pressure Piping, B31.This Section is published as a separate document forsimplicity and for convenience of Code users. The usersof this Code are advised that in some areas legislationmay establish governmental jurisdiction over the subjectmatter covered by the Code. The owner of a pipinginstallation shall choose which piping code(s) are applicableto the installation and shall have the overallresponsibility for compliance with this Code. (SeeNonmandatory Appendix C.) The owner of a completepiping installation shall have the overall responsibilityfor compliance with this Code.

It is required that the engineering design specify anyspecial requirements pertinent to the particular serviceinvolved. For example, the engineering design shall notfor any service specify a weld quality lower than thatstipulated in para. 527.3.2(d) for the Code-requiredvisual examination quality and for the types of weldsinvolved; but where service requirements necessitateadded quality and more extensive nondestructive examination,these are to be specified in the engineeringdesign and any revision thereto, and when so specified,the Code requires that they be accomplished.

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