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The Subgroup shall develop rules for the construction of fusion-energy-related components such as vacuum vessel (vacuum or target chamber), cryostat and superconductor structures and their interaction with each other. Other related support structures, including metallic and non-metallic materials, containment or confinement structures, fusion-system piping, vessels, valves, pumps, and supports will also be covered. The rules shall contain requirements for materials, design, fabrication, testing, examination, inspection, certification, and stamping. 

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Associated Committee Pages
Working Group on General Requirements (BPV III-4)
Working Group on In-Vessel Components (BPV III-4)
Working Group on Magnets (BPV III-4)
Working Group on Materials (BPV III-4)
Working Group on Vacuum Vessels (BPV III-4)
Division 4 Special Working Group On Fusion Stakeholders
Additional Committees
BPV Committee on Construction of Nuclear Facility Components (III)
Joint ACI-ASME Committee on Concrete Components for Nuclear Service (BPV III)
BPV III Executive Committee
Subgroup on Component Design (SC-D) (BPV III)
Subgroup on Containment Systems for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Material (BPV III)
Subgroup on Design Methods (SC-D)(BPV III)
Subgroup on General Requirements (BPV III)
Subgroup on High Temperature Reactors (BPV III)
Subgroup on Materials, Fabrication and Examination (BPV III)
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