Interpretation Detail  
Standard Designation: BPV Section VIII Div 1
Edition/Addenda: 2013
Para./Fig./Table No: UCL-11
Subject Description: Section VIII, Division 1; UCL-11 - Clad Plate
Date Issued: 05/14/2015
Record Number: 15-1147
Interpretation Number :
Question(s) and Reply(ies):

Question (1): Is it the intent of Section VIII, Division 1, UCL-11 to permit clad plate that is constructed by welding multiple cladding plates together prior to bonding to the base material to be used when the cladding material is not used for strength purposes?

Reply (1): Yes.

Question (2): Is it the intent of Section VIII, Division 1, UCL-11 to permit clad plate that is constructed by welding multiple cladding plates together prior to bonding to the base material to be used when the cladding material is used for strength purposes, the clad plate is delivered per one of the ASME material specifications listed in UCL-11(a), and the cladding welding performed prior to bonding to the base material is performed by a clad plate processor who does not have a Certificate of Authorization?

Reply (2): No, see UW-26.

Question (3): Is it the intent of Section VIII, Division 1, UCL-11 to permit clad plate that is constructed by welding multiple cladding plates together prior to bonding to the base material to be used when the cladding material is used for strength purposes, the clad plate is delivered per one of the ASME material specifications listed in UCL-11(a), and the cladding welding performed prior to bonding to the base material is performed by a clad plate processor who has a Certificate of Authorization?

Reply (3): Yes, see UG-120(c).


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