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Online Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes: Criteria and Commentary on Select Aspects of the Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes

Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2020

Quick-actuating closures have been used on ASME pressure vessels for more than 50 years. This chapter was written because of the number of lawsuits filed against manufacturers of quick-actuating closures even though these were operated by the owners of pressure vessels for 20, even 30 and more, years without any serious accidents. This is because, in order to bring forth litigation, lawyers would skillfully take words in the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code completely out of context. Or, some attorneys for the injured party may misinterpret the Code rules to accuse the manufacturer of not having complied with...

1.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Unfired Pressure Vessels
, 1952 Edition.
2.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Unfired Pressure Vessels
, 1952 Edition,
1954 Addenda
.
3.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Unfired Pressure Vessels
, 1958 Edition,
Winter 1960 Addenda
.
4.
The Random House Dictionary of the English Language
, Second Edition,
Unabridged
,
1987
.
5.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Unfired Pressure Vessels
, 1962 Edition,
Summer 1962 Addenda
.
6.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Unfired Pressure Vessels
, 1965 Edition,
Summer 1966 Addenda
.
7.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Division 1, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
, 1998 Edition,
1998 Addenda
.
8.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Division 1, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
, 1998 Edition,
2000 Addenda
.
9.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Division 1, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
, 2004 Edition,
2004 Addenda
.
10.
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII
,
Division 1, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
, 2007 Edition,
2007 Addenda
.
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