Interpretation Detail  
Standard Designation: BPV Section VIII Div 1
Para./Fig./Table No:
Subject Description: Section VIII, Division 1 (1992 Edition); Appendix EE
Date Issued: 12/11/1992
Record Number: BC92-344
Interpretation Number : VIII-1-92-109
Question(s) and Reply(ies):

      Question: A half-pipe jacket is welded to the outside of a vessel wall. The angle of intersection between the wall of the jacket and the shell is 90 deg. (similar to the upper sketch in Fig. EE-4 of Section VIII, Division 1). May this joint be considered a Category C weld joint?

      Reply: The Code does not categorize this type of construction; see U-2(g).

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