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To approve for publication in Section II of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code material specifications for base metallic materials, and in conformance with the requirements of the individual Construction Codes, to establish and approve material design values and limits and cautions on the use of materials, for publication in Section II and in other sections of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, and for publication in the B16 and B31 Codes. 

The BPV Committee on Materials (BPV II) is responsible for the adequacy of material specifications in Section II, Parts A and B, and in Code Cases, and for supplementary rules in vessel sections concerning material specifications.  Further, BPV II is responsible for all mechanical and physical property tables and external pressure charts, (excluding fatigue properties) in Section II, Part D, Code Cases, and in vessel sections.

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Subgroup on External Pressure (SC II)
Subgroup on Ferrous Specifications (SC II)
Subgroup on International Material Specifications (SC II)
Subgroup on Nonferrous Alloys (SC II)
Subgroup on Physical Properties (SC II)
Subgroup on Strength, Ferrous Alloys (SC II)
Materials Database Working Group (BPV II)
WG on Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic Steels (II)
WG on Data Analysis (II)
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