Interpretation Detail  
Standard Designation: BPV Section VIII Div 1
Edition/Addenda: 2015
Para./Fig./Table No: UG-44 & UG-11(a)& (c)
Subject Description: External loads Applied to Nozzle Standard Flange
Date Issued: 10/25/2016
Record Number: 16-1609
Interpretation Number : BPV VIII-1-16-85
Question(s) and Reply(ies):

Question: When superimposed static or dynamic reactions, as required by UG-22, are specified for the design of a pressure vessel, is it permitted to use an ASME standard product as defined in UG-11(c) produced in accordance with an ASME Standard referenced in UG-44 without performing supporting calculations that indicate the component is acceptable for all design conditions?

Reply: No.

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