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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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Maintain ANS under Stabilized Maintenance: ASME Y32.7 - S20XX, Graphic Symbols for Railroad Maps and Profiles


Fred Constantino 02/04/20
This standard represents a compilation and correlation of graphic symbols for use on railroad maps and profiles.

Reaffirm current ANS: ASME Y14.2 - 2014 - R20XX, Line Conventions and Lettering


Fred Constantino 02/04/20
This Standard establishes the line and lettering practices for use in the preparation of drawings, including the recognition of the requirements for computer aided design (CAD) and manually prepared drawings.

For proposed reaffirmations and withdrawals, copies of the current standard may be purchased from ASME Customer Care at customercare@asme.org or by calling 800-843-2763. You may also purchase a copy online at https://www.asme.org/shop/standards.

Revise current ANS: ASME A112.19.7/CSA B45.10 - 20XX, Hydromassage Bathtub Systems


Angel L. Guzman Rodriguez 02/25/20
This Standard specifies general requirements, test methods, and markings for whirlpool and air-jetted bathtubs and suction fittings used in hydromassage bathtub systems that incorporate a bathtub and circulation pump. The circulation pump can be with or without (a) a piping system; and (b) induction of air (which can be achieved by integral suction or through an air pump).

Create a new American National Standard (ANS): ASME PTC 52 - 20XX, Concentrated Solar Power Plants


Fred Constantino 02/18/20
This Code provides procedures, methods, and definitions for the performance testing of the solar-to-thermal conversion systems for Parabolic Trough, Linear Fresnel, and Power Tower CSP Systems. This Code also provides guidance on thermal energy storage systems that are often integral parts of CSP plant designs.

Revise current ANS: ASME B30.8 – 20XX - 20XX, Floating Cranes and Floating Derricks


Kathleen Peterson 02/02/20
ASME B30.8 applies to cranes and derricks mounted on barges or pontoons. The requirements of this Volume are applicable only to floating cranes and floating derricks used for vertical lifting and lowering of freely suspended unguided loads.

Public Review Draft File(174KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME RAM 1 - 20XX, Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability of Equipment and Systems in Power Plants


Justin Cassamassino 01/28/20
This Standard provides the requirements to establish a RAM program for any power-generation facility.

Revise current ANS: ASME BPVC Section V - 20XX, Nondestructive Examination


Carlton Ramcharran 02/04/20
Section V of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code contains requirements and methods for nondestructive examination (NDE) which are referenced and required by other Sections of the Code. These NDE methods are intended to detect surface and internal imperfections in materials, welds, fabricated parts and components. The following NDE methods are addressed: radiography, ultrasonics, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current, visual, leak testing, and acoustic emission.

Please click here for Information on Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code proposals available for public review.

Revise current ANS: ASME Y14.24 - 20XX, Types and Applications of Engineering Drawings


Fred Constantino 01/28/20
This Standard defines the types of engineering drawings most frequently used to establish engineering requirements. It describes typical applications and minimum content requirements.

Revise current ANS: ASME A120.1 - 20XX, Safety Requirements for Powered Platforms and Traveling Ladders and Gantries for Building Maintenance


Elijah Dominguez 02/10/20
This Standard establishes safety requirements for powered platforms (scaffolds) for buildings where window cleaning and related services are accomplished by means of suspended equipment at heights in excess of 35 ft (11 m) above a safe surface (e.g., grade, street, floor, or roof level). Additionally, this Standard establishes safety requirements for permanent traveling ladders and gantries (TLG).

Public Review Draft File(188KB)

Revise current ANS: ASME B73.1 - 20XX, Specification for Horizontal End Suction Centrifugal Pumps for Chemical Process


Daniel Papert 03/17/20
This Standard is a design and specification standard that covers metallic and solid polymer centrifugal pumps of horizontal, end suction single stage, centerline discharge design. This Standard includes dimensional interchangeability requirements and certain design features to facilitate installation and maintenance and enhance reliability and safety of B73.1 pumps.

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