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Public comments may be submitted on proposed new ASME Standards drafts and on proposals to revise, reaffirm, or withdraw approval of existing ASME Standards. Comments should be addressed to the Staff Contact indicated for the particular proposal, with a copy to the Board of Standards Review, American National Standards Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036. Fax: 212-840-2298; e-mail: psa@ansi.org

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Revise current ANS: ASME A13.1 - 20XX, Scheme for the Identification of Piping Systems


Riad Mohamed 08/11/20
This Standard is intended to establish a common system to assist in identification of hazardous materials conveyed in piping systems and their hazards when released in the environment.

Public Review Draft File(2922KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B16.1 - 20XX, Gray Iron Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings Classes 25, 125, and 250


Ray Rahaman 07/19/20
This Standard covers Classes 25, 125, and 250 Gray Iron Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings. It includes
(a) pressure–temperature ratings
(b) sizes and method of designating openings of
reducing fittings
(c) marking
(d) materials
(e) dimensions and tolerances
(f) bolting and gaskets
(g) pressure testing

Public Review Draft File(744KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B16.34 - 20XX, Valves — Flanged, Threaded, and Welding End


Andres Carrion 08/17/20
This Standard applies to new construction and covers pressure–temperature ratings, dimensions, tolerances, materials, nondestructive examination requirements, testing, and marking for cast, forged, and fabricated flanged, threaded, and welding end and wafer or flangeless valves of steel, nickel-base alloys, and other alloys.

Public Review Draft File(5369KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B16.36 - 20XX, Orifice Flanges


Andres Carrion 07/26/20
This Standard covers pressure-temperature ratings,
materials, dimensions, tolerances, testing, and making
of flanges (similar to those covered in ASME B16.5) that
have orifice pressure differential connections.

Public Review Draft File(4865KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B16.47 - 20XX, Large Diameter Steel Flanges NPS 26 Through NPS 60 Metric/ Inch Standard


Andres Carrion 08/25/20
This Standard covers pressure–temperature ratings, materials, dimensions, tolerances, marking, and testing for pipe flanges in sizes NPS 26 through NPS 60. Included are flanges with rating class designations 75, 150, 300, 400, 600, and 900 with requirements given in both SI (Metric) and U.S. Customary units, with diameter of bolts and flange bolt holes expressed in inch units.

Public Review Draft File(5368KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B16.48 - 20XX, Line Blanks


Andres Carrion 07/26/20
This Standard covers pressure–temperature ratings, materials, dimensions, tolerances, marking, and testing for operating line blanks in sizes NPS 1?2 through NPS 24 for installation between ASME B16.5 flanges in the 150, 300, 600, 900, 1500, and 2500 pressure classes.

Public Review Draft File(2759KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B16.5 - 20XX, Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings NPS ½ Through NPS 24 Metric/Inch Standard


Andres Carrion 09/01/20
This Standard covers pressure–temperature ratings, materials, dimensions, tolerances, marking, testing, and methods of designating openings for pipe flanges and flanged fittings.

Public Review Draft File(9066KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B31.8 - 20XX, Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems


Paul Stumpf 08/03/20
This Code covers the design, fabrication, installation, inspection, and testing of pipeline facilities used for the transportation of gas. This Code also covers safety aspects of the operation and maintenance of those facilities. This Code is concerned only with certain safety aspects of liquefied petroleum gases when they are vaporized and used as gaseous fuels. All of the requirements of NFPA 58 and NFPA 59 and of this Code concerning design, construction, and operation and maintenance of piping facilities shall apply to piping systems handling butane, propane, or mixtures of these gases.

Public Review Draft File(20550KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B31.8S - 20XX, Managing System Integrity of Gas Pipelines


Paul Stumpf 08/03/20
This Code applies to onshore pipeline systems constructed with ferrous materials and that transport gas. The principles and processes embodied in integrity management are applicable to all pipeline systems. This Code is specifically designed to provide the operator with the information necessary to develop and implement an effective integrity management program utilizing proven industry practices and processes. The processes and approaches described within this Code are applicable to the entire pipeline.

Public Review Draft File(6655KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B31.9 - 20XX, Building Services Piping


Ray Rahaman 08/18/20
This Code Section has rules for the piping in industrial, institutional, commercial, and public buildings, and multi-unit residences, which does not require the range of sizes, pressures, and temperatures covered in B31.1. This Code prescribes requirements for the design, materials, fabrication, installation, inspection, examination, and testing of piping systems for building services.

Public Review Draft File(9867KB)

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