Interpretation Detail  
Standard Designation: BPV Section VIII Div 1
Edition/Addenda:
Para./Fig./Table No:
Subject Description: Section VIII, Division 1, UG-28
Date Issued: 11/18/1986
Record Number: BC86-447
Interpretation Number : VIII-1-86-107
Question(s) and Reply(ies):

      Question: The design length of the vessel section L is diagrammatically shown in Fig. UG-28 as the distance between schematically drawn bolted flanges. Does this length L apply if the bolted flanges are loose type flanges per Fig. 2-4 sketch (1) or (1)(a), assuming the flanges meet the requirements of UG-29 for stiffening rings?

      Reply: No.




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