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Proposed Revisions Currently Available For Public Review
( Comment period for proposed revisions displayed on this site coincide with ANSI public review dates )

Comments on the proposal may be submitted for committee consideration. Comments should be addressed to the Staff Contact indicated for the particular proposal.
For Intent Interpretations listed, only the proposed revision portion of the proposal is subject to public review.
Record#: Code Sections Affected by the Proposed Revision Proposal: Staff Contact: Comment Period End Date: File:

Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels - 20XX

16-1874
BPVC-X
Revise BPVC Section X, Table 1.1 to include Part 8 ASTM References Paul Stumpf 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File
19-770
BPVC-X
Revise BPVC Section X, Forms. Paul Stumpf 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File
19-1767
BPVC-X
Revise BPVC Section X, Appendix 8. Paul Stumpf 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2023
BPVC-X
Revise BPVC Section X, RS-133. Paul Stumpf 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File
22-481
BPVC-X
Revise BPVC Section X, 8-100.6. Paul Stumpf 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File
22-482
BPVC-X
Revise BPVC Section X, 8-700.5.8. Paul Stumpf 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File

Nondestructive Examination - 20XX

17-1862
BPVC-V
Add a new NONMANDATORY APPENDIX S Proposal Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
17-2035
BPVC-V
Revise Article 4, Para. T-451 to add a Definition of High Alloy Steel Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-346
BPVC-V
Add a definition for "sizing accuracy" into ASME V: Article 1 Mandatory Appendix I, I-121 General Terms. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-2052
BPVC-V
Amend Remote Visual to accommodate deployment mechanisms like UAS/UAV & robots. Allowing exception for Direct Visual Equivalence. HOIS JIP study (shared to support codification) presents the USAF 1951 Resolution Chart. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-1983
BPVC-V
A new Mandatory Appendix to Article 8, describing TANGENTIAL FIELD (TF) EXAMINATION OF FERROMAGNETIC AND NONFERROMAGNETIC MATERIALS AND WELDS FOR THE DETECTION AND MEASUREMENT OF SURFACE BREAKING DISCONTINUITIES Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2863
BPVC-V
Revise Article 6, Para. T-676.4 to be consistent with Para. T-777.2 to include "Glasses and Lenses". Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2943
BPVC-V
Propose to use back-wall instead of backwall or back wall Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2944
BPVC-V
Propose to use Time-of-flight instead of Time of flight Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-69
BPVC-V
Revised the Definition of Hood Technique (Hood Test) in Article 1, Mandatory Appendix I, Para. I-121.7 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-352
BPVC-V
Add a new definition proposal for "Dual Linear Array Search Unit and Linear Array Search Unit." Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-779
BPVC-V
Create the Mandatory Appendix III: Methodology for the evaluation of the Sensitivity of an Acoustic Emission Instrumentation . The modification of Article 12 to include this mandatory appendix is the subject of record 20-780 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-780
BPVC-V
Modify Article 12 to include a mandatory appendix describing the methodology to determine the sensitivity of the instrumentation used in an Acoustic Emission test, according to the location methodology used, zonal or planar. The Mandatory Appendix III is the subject of Record 20-779 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-790
BPVC-V
Adopt ASTM E213-20 into the next edition of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-793
BPVC-V
Adopt ASTM E1067-18 into the next edition of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1379
BPVC-V
This record addresses whether a procedure qualification is required for workmanship criteria and how it can be successfully accomplished, when required. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2043
BPVC-V
Update definition of Multidirectional Magnetization in Article 1, para I-121.4. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2600
BPVC-V
Revised BPV Section V Article 1, T-150(a) and T-150(b) to specify that the procedure demonstration must be performed on a sample with a known discontinuity or as otherwise stated by the referencing Code. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2651
BPVC-V
ASME V, art. 22. Adopt ASTM E 999-20 as SE 999-20 to replace current SE 999 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2652
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E243 – 2018, Standard Practice for Electromagnetic (Eddy Current) Examination of Copper and Copper-Alloy Tubes as SE-243 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2679
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM A745 – 2020, Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Examination of Austenitic Steel Forgings as SA-745 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2680
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E2491 – 2018, Standard Guide for Evaluating Performance Characteristics of Phased-Array Ultrasonic Testing Instruments and Systems as SE-2491. In addition, a change to Article 4, XI-435 and XI-462.8.1; changing the reference from ASTM E2491 to SE-2491 as it is part of BPV V. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2681
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E2700 – 2020, Standard Practice for Contact Ultrasonic Testing of Welds Using Phased Arrays as SE-2700 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2725
BPVC-V
Add General Note to Table T-276 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2730
BPVC-V
Modify Table T-672 to directly address HAZs Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2862
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E1118 – 2020, Standard Practice for Acoustic Emission Examination of Reinforced Thermosetting Resin Pipe (RTRP) as SE-1118 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2863
BPVC-V
Remove ASTM E1419 – 2015, Standard Practice for Examination of Seamless, Gas-Filled, Pressure Vessels Using Acoustic Emission, SE-1419, from Subsection B of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2864
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E2075 – 2020, Standard Practice for Verifying the Consistency of AE-Sensor Response Using an Acrylic Rod as SE-2075 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-124
BPVC-V
Update Sensor Placement Guidelines according to current AE practices, including drawings for generic types of vessels Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-366
BPVC-V
Revise T-277.1(d) and insert new paragraph (e) in Article 2 Mandatory Appendix IX, IX-277.1 and move existing paragraph (e) to (f) Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-367
BPVC-V
Revision of ASME Section V, Article 1, Mandatory Appendix II, Table II - 121-1 for additional training and experience requirements in another technique for individuals previously certified in a radiography technique. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-369
BPVC-V
(e) Reflectors, filters, glasses, and lenses shall be clean prior to use. Cracked or broken reflectors, filters, glasses, or lenses shall not be used. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-370
BPVC-V
Revise para. T-692(c) to remove "number or letter designation". Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-433
BPVC-V
Revise T-120(j) Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-581
BPVC-V
Adopt ANDE-1-2020 into the next edition of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-638
BPVC-V
Added statements requiring compliance with T-434-1.7 to Non-piping, Technique 1, and Technique 2 calibration blocks. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-647
BPVC-V
Change T-150(d)(3) where it says "effectively reveal" to "reveal.' Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-892
BPVC-V
Revise Para XI-481.1.2” to delete the redundant 1% rule. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1003
BPVC-V
Correct the Equation for FSCF in XI-1063.6 to yield a product that is positive in sign Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1071
BPVC-V
Adopt E1165-2020 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1072
BPVC-V
Adopt ASTM D7091-21 into the next edition of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1073
BPVC-V
Adopt ASTM E1114-2020: Standard Test Method for Determining the Size of Iridium-192, Cobalt-60, and Selenium-75 Industrial Radiographic Sources as Article 22, SE 1114. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1074
BPVC-V
Adopt ASTM E2491-13 (Reapproved 2018) into the next edition of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1075
BPVC-V
Adopt ASTM E273-20 into the next edition of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2047
BPVC-V
Revise Article 1, Para. T-120(e) to reference the 2020 edition of SNT-TC-1A, and include modifications to SNT-TC-1A and CP-189 in the paragraph, thereby deleting Mandatory Appendix III and Appendix IV. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2328
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E750-2020, Standard Practice for Characterizing Acoustic Emission Instrumentation as SE-750 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2333
BPVC-V
Adopt ASTM E797/E797M-21 as an update to SE-797/SE-797 M into the next edition of BPV Section V Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2334
BPVC-V
ASME BPV Section V Art 22. Adopt ASTM E1030/E1030M-21 as SE-1030/1030M-21 to replace the current SE 1030 Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2387
BPVC-V
Reduce the number of CR and DR practical examinations for Level I and II personnel with the required additional CR/DR training from 5 each to a minimum of 2 each, and revise the requirements of each test specimen. In addition, for Level I and II personnel without the required additional CR/DR training, allow the additional 8 practicals to be raw, unfiltered digital images. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2455
BPVC-V
Revise para. III-471.9 per the attached proposal file to clarify that a UT technique other than TOFD must be used for supplemental I.D./O.D. near surface examinations. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-440
BPVC-V
Change the values in the table (II-440), back to the correct values from 2013 Ed. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-441
BPVC-V
Revise Article 4, Mandatory Appendix XI, Par. XI-435 and XI-462.8.1 to reference SE-2491. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-442
BPVC-V
Revise Para. III-471.9 to change the term "mechanized" to "semi-automated or automated" Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-888
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E976-15(2021) – Standard Guide for Determining the Reproducibility of Acoustic Emission Sensor Response. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-889
BPVC-V
Adoption of E2597-22 is no longer needed. Remove SE-2597 – Standard Practice for Manufacturing Characterization of Digital Detector Arrays from Subsection B Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-890
BPVC-V
Adoption of ASTM E2261-17(2021) – Standard Practice for Examination of Welds Using the Alternating Current Field Measurement Technique Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-891
BPVC-V
Adoption of E213-2022 – Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Testing of Metal Pipe and Tubing Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-931
BPVC-V
See proposal file Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1375
BPVC-V
Revise Paragraph T-223 in order to reflect the correct referenced paragraph numbers in Article 2, Mandatory Appendix VIII and IX. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1712
BPVC-V
To remove all instances of the word "paths", and replace with the word "mode" Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2157
BPVC-V
Add additional language to clarify use of lead letter "B" to Paragraph T-223 and I-223. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2224
BPVC-V
Revise the SI conversion for 14 in. in Note (2) from 356 mm to 350 mm. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File

Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers - 20XX

21-667
BPVC-VII
Add section 103.1.4 to include operational information for Changeover valves Umberto D'Urso 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1714
BPVC-VII
Revise Section VII to address gender specific phrases to maintain consistent approach with Section I. Umberto D'Urso 02/14/23 Public Review Draft File

Recommended Rules for the Care and Operation of Heating Boilers - 20XX

18-1938
BPVC-VI
Incorporation of revised Modular Boiler requirements to reflect Section IV. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2702
BPVC-VI
Add clauses to BPV VI 6.4 "Pressure Relief Valve Discharge Piping" to incorporate additions to BPVC IV HG-716.6 and creation of BPVC XIII section 12.8. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2704
BPVC-VI
Introduce changes to address inconsistency - use of stamp and Certification Mark Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-284
BPVC-VI
Proposal for Revision. Carlton R.M. Ramcharran 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File

Rules for Construction of Power Boilers - 20XX

11-2105
BPVC-I
Approve revision of Ksc correction factors in Tables PG-67.5 and PG-67.5M . Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
15-321
BPVC-I
Add new article, PG-73.5.3(a)(3), to have allowance for acceptable seat tightness methods when beyond the production test equipment capability. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-58
BPVC-I
Update PG-110, item (h) Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-313
BPVC-CC-BPV
Update CC 2180 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-315
BPVC-CC-BPV
Update CC 2327 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-734
BPVC-I
Include the 2020 ASNT Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A for inclusion in A-360 Referenced Standards replacing the referenced 2006 Edition Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-735
BPVC-I
Include the 2020 Edition ASNT Standard CP-189 in A-360 replacing the 2006 Edition Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-2443
BPVC-I
Revise PG-104 to clarify subcontracted work that is welding vs. subcontracted "work". Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-266
BPVC-I
This proposal revises PW-51.4 and PW-52.2 to clarify that the Examination Data Report is the Code Document for radiographic examinations and ultrasonic examinations performed in accordance with PW-51 and PW-52 and clarifies the retention period for examination records associated with radiographic examinations and ultrasonic examinations. The proposal also revises the paragraph reference in A-302 for radiographic examination records retention. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-430
BPVC-I
Change the unit "lb" within Section I to "lbf" or "lbm" as appropriate. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-1346
BPVC-I
New subparagraph PFT-29.2 to allow fillet welded staybolt for locomotive type boilers not falling under PL. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2254
BPVC-I
Revise PG-53, Add New Example and Figure in NM Appendix A (A-76) to clarify application of PG-53 rules Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2892
BPVC-I
Add new paragraph PG-71.3.1 and change PG-71.3 to allow an exception for a changeover valve between PRV and boiler. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-60
BPVC-I
Revise PG-19 to clarify the exact two conditions that would mandate the post forming heat treatment. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-102
BPVC-I
Add paragraph PL-49 to address dome throttles located inside the boiler. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-208
BPVC-I
Add new paragraphs to PW-28 to allow for elevated temperature tensile testing of dissimilar metal welds at the design temperature. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1055
BPVC-I
To add words to PW-28.1.3 permitting simultaneous qualification of weld procedures by more than one organization. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2062
BPVC-I
Clarify the words in PMB-5.1 to say that materials used in the construction of pressure parts for miniature boilers shall conform to one of the specifications in Section II and shall be limited to those permitted by PG-6, PG-7, PG-8, and PG-9. Add a new paragraph PMB-5.5 to provide rules when austenitic stainless materials are acceptable for miniature boilers. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2646
BPVC-I
Expand reference at end of PG-5.1 from PG-5 through PG-13 to PG-5 through PG-14 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2756
BPVC-I
Restructured PW-41.2.2 and add PW28.1.4 to improve clarity of the paragraph. Refer to Proposal File attachment. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2785
BPVC-I
Establish the basis of y factors in Section I consistent with how they were introduced in 1952 and link those with Sec II-D T-Notes. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2940
BPVC-I
Delete the contents of Mandatory Appendix III and replace with a reference to ASME CA-1, include a reference to ASME CA-1 in Mandatory Appendix VII, and update references to the PRT I Designator. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2
BPVC-I
Addition of words permitting elevated preheat to be maintained only on the ferritc material and not the austenitic side of a dmw. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-23
BPVC-I
Revise PW-28.2 to clarify that performance qualification of a welder or welding operator with the production weld involves the first three feet of the first production weld. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-53
BPVC-I
add "except through a discharge pipe that will carry such vapors to a safe point of discharge." at the end of the first sentence" to accommodate industry practices Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-147
BPVC-I
Revise the current PWHT exemption under Table PW-39-4 (a)(6)(d). Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-506
BPVC-I
Correct BEP boundaries on Figure PG-58.2-5 and modify how alternatives are shown on Figure PG-58.2-4 to be consistent with other figures. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-525
BPVC-I
Revise PG-42.2 to clarify marking requirements for products constructed to ASME product standards. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-890
BPVC-I
Add words to PW-39.2 addressing the use of buttering welds without PWHT of both materials. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-950
BPVC-I
Approve proposed revision. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1285
BPVC-I
Modify Table A-360 Notes to appear in numerical order as they appear in the Table Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1378
BPVC-I
Update preamble to exclude liquified petroleum gas vaporizers from the scope of Section I Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1380
BPVC-I
Consolidate P-4A and P-4B into one form adding instructions that when describing the piping covered to indicate what piping is welded versus mechanically assembled. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1402
BPVC-I
Revise Form P-4 Table A-354 reference 20 to allow the use of NPS(DN) and OD in the specification of the pipe or other product form. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1403
BPVC-I
Revise Form P-4 to include section when documenting BEP under qualifying conditions. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1404
BPVC-I
(1) Break the PG-58.4.3 into some subparagraphs to improve readability. (2) Add PG-58.4.3.1 by uing similar words to PG-58.4.1 (3) Move second sentence of PG-58.4.3 to PG-58.4.3.2 (4) Move second paragraph of PG-58.4.3 to PG-58.4.4 (5) Renumber PG-58.4.4 to PG-58.4.5 (6) Revise PG-58.4.4 to PG-58.4.5 in PG-58.4, Figure PG-58.2-4 and Figure PG-58.2-5 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1485
BPVC-I
Revise PG-11.5, PG-11.5.2 and PG-11.5.8 to include brazing as a welding process. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1615
BPVC-I
Convert all instances where the term "Engineering Contractor" appears without a hyphen to "Engineering-Contractor". Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1616
BPVC-I
Revise the wording of note (g) to clarify the meaning. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2631
BPVC-I
Revise Table PW-11 General Note (h) to properly spell "electroslag." Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-17
BPVC-I
Add new paragraph PW-27.4 and renumber existing paragraphs PW-27.4 and PW-27.5. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-175
BPVC-I
Improve readability of the overpressure protection requirements by moving the large multi-page tables for supercitical correction fractors and superheat correction factors to an appendix. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-177
BPVC-I
Revise Figure PG-58.2-2 to change callout designated as (1), (2), and (3) to (a), (b), and (c) respectively and reference in PG-58.4.3. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-185
BPVC-I
Update wording to improve the overall readability of this paragraph Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-350
BPVC-I
Revise PG-1 to improve clarity without changing technical content. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-553
BPVC-I
Simplify the wording in Section PW-28 to provide easier reading and clearer understand of requirements Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-554
BPVC-I
Simplify the wording of section PW-26 to provide clearer reading and easier understanding of the requirements Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-910
BPVC-I
Correct reference in Part PFE for Section VIII Div 1 PRV requirements Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-916
BPVC-I
Delete Nonmandatory Appendix G Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1176
BPVC-I
Revise PG-106.8.1(a) as shown in the Proposal File Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1402
BPVC-I
Revise Section I Paragraph PW-50 to improve clarity. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1403
BPVC-I
Revise Section I Paragraph PW-51 and Figure PW-16.1 to improve clarity. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1404
BPVC-I
Revise Section I Paragraph PW-52 to improve clarity Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1405
BPVC-I
Revise Section I Nonmandatory Appendix A-260 to improve clarity Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1406
BPVC-I
Revise Section I Nonmandatory Appendix A-270 to improve clarity Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1429
BPVC-I
Update wording to improve the overall readability of this paragraph Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1430
BPVC-I
Update wording to improve the overall readability of this paragraph Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1482
BPVC-I
Revise wording to: "The fabrication of boiler pressure parts shall conform to the general fabrication requirements in the following paragraphs. Additional requirements for fabrication are found in the Parts of this Section that pertain to the specific methods of construction used. PG-75.1 Visual examination shall be performed ..." Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1483
BPVC-I
Revise wording to: "PG-76.1 Plates may be cut by machining, punching, shearing, electric arc or gas process, laser, thermal or plasma processes, or high-pressure water jet (with or without abrasives or other additives). Any unfinished edge shall retain sufficient metal to meet the requirements of PG-79. PG-76.2 End faces of nozzle or manhole necks may remain unwelded in the completed vessel. When these end faces are cut by shearing, at least 1?8 in. (3 mm) of additional metal shall be removed by any method that will produce a smooth finish." Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1488
BPVC-I
Revise Section I Paragraph PW-35 to improve clarity and add ",incl." in the table after Up to 1/8(3) Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1625
BPVC-I
Proposed to correct the term"his" in seven locations on this record via "pronoun-to-noun" conversion methodology. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1710
BPVC-I
Modifiy code to change gender specificic terms Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1731
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.1-2020 and revise Endnote 12 to remove reference to class 800. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1736
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.3-2021 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1739
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.4-2021 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1740
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.5-2020. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1741
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.24-2021 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1742
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.34-2020. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1744
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.42-2021. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1745
BPVC-I
Revise Table A-360 to reference B16.47-2020. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1746
BPVC-I
Move to adopt the 2022 Edition of B31.1 as the reference for this Code in Table A-360 as shown on the marked up page in the C. File Attachments; 1. Proposal File. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1747
BPVC-I
Update Table A-360 to accept current editions of E186-20, E280-21 and E446-20 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1750
BPVC-I
update B1.20.1-2013, B18.1.2-1972, A126-2004 and E125-63 to reflect the most recent year the standards were reaffirmed/reapproved Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1751
BPVC-I
The proposal contains updates to the latest editions of the following ASTM Standards referenced in BPV I, Table A-360; ASTM B139-2007 update to ASTM B139/B139M-12 (2017) and update ASTM E8/E8M-13a to ASTM E8/E8M - 22 and update ASTM E9-09 to ASTM E9-19. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1787
BPVC-I
Revise remaining gender specific references to neutral wording. Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2138
BPVC-I
To correct the nomenclature of Figure PG-31 (a) to be aligned with the text of paragraph PG-31.4 Umberto D'Urso 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File

Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels - 20XX

13-163
BPVC-VIII-1
Large number of minor changes throughout UHX to improve internal consistency. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
13-227
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise 3.11.6.1(b) to mandate impact testing when the MDMT is colder than the permitted temperatures in Tables 3.4 and 3.5. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
13-866
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Add SA 387 Grade 22 Class 2 and other relevent Cr-Mo steels to Tables 31.1 (Div 1) and 3.1 (Div 2) as indicated in the Proposal File Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
14-345
BPVC-VIII-1
To address requirements for sharing of proof testing reports between Manufacturers owned by the same entity. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
14-1936
BPVC-VIII-3
Add a note to reference to the hopper diagram in Figure 9-200.1 that refers to the examples in Div. 2. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
15-121
BPVC-VIII-1
Edit the appropriate paragraphs and equations in VIII-1 Part UHX that will allow concentric cones to be used as channels on shell and tube heat exchangers. Changes to Division 2 are in record 22-369. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
15-990
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Remove SA-283 Grades A and B from VIII-1 and VIII-2 Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
16-1269
BPVC-VIII-2
Fillet weld size between the flange and nozzle neck in Section VIII Division 2; Table 4.2.9 Details 9 is proposed to be revised where the size of the fillet weld will match the Division 1 details. (See the proposal file for details). Detail 10 equations are proposed to be kept without any change. See the explanation for further justification for keeping Detail as-is in the explanation section of this Record. A note will be added to both details to show go = tn since both are integral type flanges. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
16-1995
BPVC-VIII-1
Add SA-249 UNS N08904 to Section VIII, Division 1; Table UHA-23. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
16-2100
BPVC-VIII-1
Add SA/IS 2062 Grade E250, sub-qualities A, BR, B0, C and new Note 1 to Table UCS-23 as shown in the Proposal File. Also updated Figure UCS-66 by adding new Note (1)(d) and Figure UCS-66M by adding new Note (1)(d). Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
16-2249
BPVC-VIII-1
UG-10 revised as shown in the proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
17-1358
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise multiple paragraphs in Div.2 with minor technical and grammatical changes. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
17-2259
BPVC-VIII-3
Modify KM-101 as shown in proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-278
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
1) To update Note (6) in ASME SEC VIII D1, Figure UCS-66.2, as well as UG-99(h) and UG-100(c) 2) To develop new requirements in Paragraph 8.2.4(a) of ASME SEC VIII D2 to provide guidance to the user for determining minimum pressure test temperature Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-381
BPVC-VIII-1
1. Incorporate Code Case 2912 into UG-35.2(b) on Quick-Actuating Closures as shown in the attached proposal file. 2. Annul Code Case 2912 6 months after annulment announcement in the applicable Supplement. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-1873
BPVC-VIII-3
Update KS-100 (7) to include PHT Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-2112
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise 8.2.4 and 8.2.5 as shown in the proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-539
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Remove the same heat treated condition for PQR plate for P. No. 1 and Gr. 1&2 materials in UG-84(h)(2)(-b) and 3.11.8.3(f)(1) & (2) Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-1785
BPVC-VIII-1
Editorial corrections to nomenclature in Para. 9-5 (c)(8) Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-1935
BPVC-VIII-1
Clarify that 'W' in the formula for M* in Step 8 is Wm1. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2980
BPVC-VIII-2
BPV VIII-2, 4.15.6 Nomenclature Corrections for Yield Strength Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-87
BPVC-CC-BPV
BPVC-VIII-1
1) Revise Table UNF-23.5 to add SB-752 Alloy Grades 702C and 705C [UNS R61702 and R61705] 2) Annul Code Case 2633 6 months after incorporation into VIII-1, II-B, II-D and IX. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-510
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
1) To update ASME SEC VIII D1, UCL-27 by providing impact test exemption temperature rules for base materials with applied linings and corrosion resistant integral cladding. 2) To update ASME SEC VIII D2 to include new paragraph 3.3.6.6 pertaining to Low Temperature Operations, consistent with UCL-27 changes above in D1. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-748
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise 8.1.4 to prohibit valves from being installed in the pressure gage line during the pressure test. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1218
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise text to use proper terminology and for improved clarity. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1221
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise UCS-67(a)(3) and UHA-51(f)(4) to apply correct welding terminology and improve clarity Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1466
BPVC-VIII-3
KM-270 regarding aluminum alloys references ASTM E338 and E602 test methods that have been withdrawn without replacements. As a result of withdrawn ASTM test methods, KM -270 has been revised to incorporate the ASTM test method to measure the notch tensile strength ratio. . Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1641
BPVC-VIII-1
Approve the proposed revisions to UCS-85 to clarify the intent of the required material testing rules. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1723
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise Table 4.2.3, Material Type 1, third bullet to clarify that only SA-387 Grade 12 and SA/EN 10028-2 Grade 13CrMo4-5 are included under P-No. 4, Group 1 by adding "only" before SA-387 Grade 12. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1961
BPVC-VIII-2
Approve change to BPVC-VIII-2 Paragraph 7.4.2 Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2076
BPVC-VIII-2
1. Add missing note for Ferritic steels in Table 3-D.1 and Table 5.7( note is in current Table KM-620 of Section VIII Division 3 and in Table 2E.8 of API-579 ). 2.Change description for "Precipitation Hardenable, Nickel Base" in Table 3-D.1 to match the description in Table 2E.8 of API 579. 3..Change description for "Precipitation hardenable, nickel base alloys" in Table 5.7 to match the description in Table 2E.8 of API 579 (see background file for API 579 Table) Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2144
BPVC-VIII-1
Move the requirements of Non-Mandatory Appendix A into mandatory section UW-20. Delete Non-Mandatory Appendix A. Proposal locates all tube-tubesheet joint strength rules in one location for Section VIII Div.1. (This is consistent with Section VIII Div.2.) Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2697
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
1) Revise Section VIII, Division 1, UG-6 and UG-14 per Proposal 2) Revise Section VIII, Division 2: 3.2.5 per Proposal Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2709
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise as shown in the proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2729
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise as shown in the proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2893
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise Table UNF-23.5 to delete SB-523 R60705 Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-87
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise Table UCS-56.1 and Table 6.16 to address interpolation of time for temperature reductions less than 50°F. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-94
BPVC-VIII-2
Request approval to relocate bolting materials SA320, SA-437, SA508 Gr 5 cl2, and SA-540 (except Table 2, Note 4) to paragraph 3.11.6 from paragraph 3.11.2.4(b) with necessary editorial changes . Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-114
BPVC-VIII-1
Modify the requirements as mentioned in para 3.9.2.2 of Sec VIII Div.2 in Sec VIII Div.1 Appendix 20,para 20.2 to remove the “SA” and add the “carbon and low alloy steels” for reduction area requirement of test specimens in hub machined from plate. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-463
BPVC-VIII-1
Delete Mandatory Appendix 42 Add new UW-55 Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-544
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise the impact testing requirements to better recognize the effects of welding on toughness. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-661
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Motion 1: VIII-1- Revise UHA-51(f)(3) to eliminate conflicts with UHA-51(f)(4)(-e). Motion 2: VIII-2-Revise3.11.4.5(c) to eliminate conflicts with 3.11.4.5(d)(5). Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-699
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise Para UW-16(d)(1) and Note below Figure UW-16.1, sketches (i), (j), (k), and (l) per attached Proposal File Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-860
BPVC-VIII-3
Modify KG-3 as found in the attached proposal Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-984
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Add a PWHT exemption for fittings and forgings in Table UCS-56-3 (b) (2), (3) and (4) and Table UCS-56-4 (b) (2), (3) and (4). Similar exemption in Div.2 Table 6.10 and Table 6.11. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1068
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise the PRT designator to PRT VIII-1 (Div. 1) and PRT VIII-2 (Div. 2) throughout the Code books. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1088
BPVC-VIII-2
BPVC-VIII-2 Interp
1. Approve intent interpretation as shown in the proposal file. 2. Revision of VIII-2 Table 4.16.4 for Xh and 4.16.7 for hp as seen in attached proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1092
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Add requirements for maintenance of welder/brazer continuity records in Div. 1 & 2 per attached proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1364
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise 4.15.3.5 (c), (d), (e), Figure 4.15.3 and Figure 4.15.4 as shown in the Annex Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1712
BPVC-VIII-3
Revise Tables KM-400-1 and KM-400-1M, Note (5). Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1768
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise Part UHX and Appendix 41 as shown in the proposal Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1769
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise Mandatory Appendix 26 Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1792
BPVC-VIII-3
Approve updates as shown in proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1871
BPVC-VIII-3
In Tables KM-400-1 and KM-400-1M, revise Note (16) and add Note (16) reference to ASME SA-372, Grade J, Class 110 forgings and ASME SA-231 and SA-232 wire materials. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2000
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise definition of the bolt cross sectional area Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2030
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise Appendix 47 as shown in the Proposal File Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2126
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
1) Approve the revision to Section VIII, Division 1, UG-19(a)(3) as shown in the Proposal File. 2) Approve the revision to Section VIII, Division 2, Paragraph 4.1.8.2(b) as shown in the Proposal File. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2132
BPVC-VIII-3
Add ASME SA-574, Grades 4137 and 4340 fasteners up to 550oF (288oC) to Tables KM-400-1 and KM-400-1M. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2254
BPVC-VIII-1
To revise 42-3(b)(2) as shown in the proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2298
BPVC-VIII-1
The proposal will complete the following: 1. Change the title of UW-35 to Completed welds 2. Adding a paragraph to UW-35 (no content change) 3. Adding detail to reduction in thickness by including undercut. 4. Changing the wording in UW-36 from adequate penetration to fusion. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2301
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise Note (a) in both tables to clarify that radiography in lieu of PWHT is only an option for full-penetration butt welds Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2302
BPVC-VIII-2
Modify as shown in the proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2308
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Homogenize text and terminology in Div.1 UCS-56 and Div.2 Sec.6.4.2 PWHT tables as shown in the proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2423
BPVC-VIII-3
Add clarifying statements to KM-250 regarding supplemental impact testing. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2510
BPVC-VIII-2
Modify 3.11.2.5(d) in ASME SEC VIII D2 to be consistent with the requirements of ASME SEC VIII D1, UCS-66(b)(1)(-b). Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2552
BPVC-VIII-2
BPVC-VIII-3
Correct material description in VIII-2 and VIII-3 as shown in the proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2598
BPVC-VIII-2
Approve proposal as shown Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2614
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Revise UG-85 and 3.2.7.1(c) as shown in proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2623
BPVC-CC-BPV
BPVC-VIII-1
1. Actions to Incorporate CC 2591: a) Incorporate CC 2591 stress values for UNS S31002 for SC VIII-1 applications up to 600F (316C) into SC II-D Table 1A in US customary and metric units. b) Incorporate CC 2591 yield and tensile strength values for UNS S31002 into SC II-D Tables Y-1 and U in US customary and metric units c) Approve external pressure chart assignment HA-2 for SC II-D Table 1A. d) Include UNS S31002 into SC VIII-1 Table UHA-23. e) Assign P-No 8, Group No. 2 and incorporate in SC IX Table QW/QB-422. 2. Annul CC 2591 six months after publication of the revision. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2624
BPVC-CC-BPV
BPVC-VIII-1
1. Actions to incorporate CC 2586-1: a) Incorporate CC 2586-1 stress values for UNS S32707 for SC VIII-1 applications up to 500F (260C) into SC II-D Table 1A in US customary and metric units. b) Incorporate CC 2586-1 yield and tensile strength values for UNS S32707 into SC II-D Tables Y-1 and U in US customary and metric units c) Approve external pressure chart assignment HA-5 for SC II-D Table 1A. d) Include UNS S32707 into SC VIII-1 Table UHA-23. e) Assign P-No 10H, Group No. 1 and incorporate in SC IX Table QW/QB-422. 2. Annul CC 2586-1 six months after publication of the revision Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2627
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise incorrect flange type references Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2636
BPVC-VIII-1
Add UG-84 (d) (3) for impact test requirements of diffusion welding Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-324
BPVC-VIII-2
BPVC-VIII-2 Interp
1) Approve the Proposal File. 2) Approve the following Intent Interpretation: Question: Is it the intent that the fatigue Figures and Equations in Annex 3-F for "Series 3XX High Alloy Steels, Nickel–Chromium–Iron Alloy, Nickel–Iron–Chromium Alloy, and Nickel–Copper Alloy" may also be used for austenitic-ferritic duplex stainless steels? Reply: Yes. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-333
BPVC-VIII-3
Move linear elastic rules for connections to Appendix 9. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-369
BPVC-VIII-2
Edit the appropriate paragraphs and equations in VIII-2, Part 4.18 that will allow concentric cones to be used as channels on shell and tube heat exchangers. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-370
BPVC-VIII-2
Large number of minor changes throughout Part 4.18 to improve internal consistency. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-372
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Update VIII-1 Appendix 5-3(f) and VIII-2 Para 4.20.2(d) to permit calculation of general membrane stress using FEM approach in lieu of UG-27 and 4.3.3 for straight flanges of flexible shell expansion joint Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-392
BPVC-VIII-1
Update year of acceptable edition in Table U-3 as noted in the proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-393
BPVC-VIII-2
Update year of acceptable edition in Table 1.1 as noted in the proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-394
BPVC-VIII-3
Update year of acceptable edition in Table KG-141; delete standards in Table KG-141 as noted in the proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-412
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise the paragraph reference in Figure UHX-4-1, sketches (a) and (b). Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-753
BPVC-VIII-3
Revise KD-110(i) to delete mention of strip winding. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-874
BPVC-CC-BPV
BPVC-VIII-1
Motion 1: Approve proposed revisions to UG-101(m)(2) as shown in the revision file. Motion 2: Adopt an implementing code case for immediate use of this proposed revision. Motion 3: Annul the code case six months after publication of the proposed code revisions. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1100
BPVC-VIII-3
Accept proposed changes in proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1432
BPVC-VIII-1
Revision of Table UNF-23.5 to remove the SB-523 grade R60705 material Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1512
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Adding ASTM E1820 reference to Div.1, Table U3 and Div. 2, Table 1.1 Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1550
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-1Interp
BPVC-VIII-2
BPVC-VIII-2 Interp
1) Approve the following Intent Interpretation (also included in the Proposal File for convenience): Question: Is it the Intent of Section VIII, Division 1, UCS-66(c)(1) that evidence be provided for certification to fine grain practice? Reply: No. 2) Approve the following Intent Interpretation (also included in the Proposal File for convenience): Question: Is it the Intent of Division 2, 3.11.2.4(a) that evidence be provided for certification to fine grain practice? Reply: No. 3) Approve the Proposal File (including the above Interpretations). Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1615
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
Grant express permission to use Section IX, QG-106.4 as shown in the proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1713
BPVC-CC-BPV
BPVC-VIII-1
1. Revise Table UNF23.3 to include N06617 to complete RN 19-439 incorporation of Code Case 2923. 2. Annul Code Case 2923 six months after publication of the new Section VIII Division 1 2023 Edition. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1835
BPVC-VIII-1
Update year of acceptable edition in Table U-3 as noted in the proposal file Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1836
BPVC-VIII-2
Update year of acceptable edition in Table 1.1 as noted in the proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1838
BPVC-VIII-3
Update year of acceptable edition in Table KG-141 Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1897
BPVC-VIII-1
BPVC-VIII-2
BPVC-VIII-3
Remove cross reference Appendices/Annex (Div. 1 Appendix PP, Div. 2 Annex 9B, Div. 3 Appendix M), remove associated reference text, change 3 Part KR references to KOP per the attached proposal file. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1900
BPVC-VIII-1
Revise Table UCS-23 and Table UHA-23 to remove materials SA-557 and SA-731, respectively. Also revise reference to Supplementary Requirements S1 and S3 in UW-2(a)(3)(-b)(-3) by referring to SA-450 Section 25 with regard to nondestructive examination methods. Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1924
BPVC-CC-BPV
BPVC-VIII-1
1. Incorporate Code Case 2788 2. Annul Code Case six months after publication of next edition Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2202
BPVC-VIII-2
Update reference of API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 as shown in the Proposal File Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2203
BPVC-VIII-3
Update reference of API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 as shown in the Proposal File Steven Rossi 02/07/23 Public Review Draft File

Section XI Rules for Inservice Inspection of Nuclear Power Plant Components - 20XX

18-408
BPVC-XI-1
More clearly depict O-P-Q-R (O-P-Q-S for Figure IWB-2500-7(c)) inside radius examination volume and add a definition in the Legend for existing dimension "a" Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-485
BPVC-XI-1
Add a Paragrpah b) to IWA-6310 and rename the existring paragrpah as Paragraph a). Paragraph b) to address the issue of lifetime record retention given known radiographic film deterioration. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-837
BPVC-XI-1
Revises IWA-5213(b)(1) to add a procedure for addressing pressure fluctuations below the required test pressure while establishing the required Class 1 Leakage Testing hold times. Additional, revises IWB-5221(b) to allow normal fluctuations in test pressure in accordance with plant procedures during conductance of the Class 1 Leakage Tests. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
18-2118
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWA-1320(a)(2) to ensure class 2 and 3 portions of systems in support of RHR, ECCS, and CHR are consistently examined. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-543
BPVC-XI-1
This action modifies G-2215 to clarify that LTOP systems shall limit the maximum pressure in the vessel to 100% of the pressure determined to satisfy eq. (1) of G-2215 under isothermal (steady-state conditions). In other words, the action clarifies that the LTOP setpoint pressure shall be based on 100% of the pressure from the isothermal P-T limit curve. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-1518
BPVC-XI-1
Revise Table IWD-2500-1, Category D-A, Note 6 and 7 as necessary Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2568
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWB-5222 to clarify the boundary for Category B-P pressure tests at BWR plants. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2693
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWA-4600 to Eliminate the 48 hour NDE Hold and SA-302 Grade B Restriction Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2875
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWE-2430(a) to clarify requirements for additional examinations. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2877
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWE-3122.3(b) to no longer require augmented examination of Items in Category E-A if corrective measures have been performed during the current outage and the affected areas are re-examined during the next inspection period. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2883
BPVC-XI-1
Eliminate requirements for tendon wire or strand tests. Acceptance standards for these tests are also being deleted. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2885
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWL-5220 test pressure to be consistent with that specified in IWE-5223.1. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
19-2889
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWE-1220(d) to add clarification to the exemption requirements of piping pumps and valves what are part of the containment system, or which penetrate or are attached to the containment vessel. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-435
BPVC-XI-1
Revise Figure IWB-2500-7(d) Title to indicate this configuration is applicable to nozzles fabricated from weld buildups. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-539
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWA-4660 to address NRC 10CFR50.55a Conditions §50.55a(b)(2)(xii)(A) and (B) on Underwater Welding. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1294
BPVC-XI-1
Revise/remove preservice examination requirements for pressure retaining bolting Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1782
BPVC-XI-1
BPVC-XI-2
Revise IWA-4540, RIM-4.1, and RIM-4.2.5 for clarification. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1801
BPVC-XI-1
Add clarification to Figure IWB-3600-1 and C-2200 of Appendix C regarding flaw characterization for clad components for transformation of a subsurface flaw to a surface flaw. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-1856
BPVC-XI-1
Revision to IWA-4320 and deletion of IWA-4321 and IWA-4322 Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2040
BPVC-XI-1
Revise examination requirements for Class 1 (B-K, B10.20) and Class 2 (C-C, C3.20) piping welded attachments. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2064
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWE-1232 to incorporate ASME Interpretation XI-1-13-25. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2675
BPVC-XI-1
Revise to add an exemption from pressure testing for Class 2 or 3 welds that received a Construction Code and Owner’s Requirements volumetric or surface examination.. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
20-2831
BPVC-XI-2
Revise RIM 1.6.1 to insert the descriptor "during" in applicable places. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-17
BPVC-XI-1
Revise Nonmandatory Appendix W to remove the limitation for use of mechanical clamps on Class 1 piping from the body of the appendix because Class 1 is already excluded by the title of the appendix. Delete the limitations on the use of mechanical clamping devices on: portions of piping that forms part of containment boundary; on high energy piping greater than NPS 2; and on moderate energy piping larger than NPS 6. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-145
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWL-3221.1(c) to clarify that measurements from all previous examinations shall be included when trending tendon prestress force losses. This is consistent with how U.S. plants are trending tendon prestress force losses, and it is appropriate to make this change. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-298
BPVC-XI-1
1) Revision to Section XI, Appendix VIII, Supplement 4 for consistency regarding flaw location. 2) Section XI Appendix VIII, Supplement 6 change "Examinations" to "Tests". 3) Revise Appendix VIII supplements to align with allowing divulgence of full-scale mock-up identification to candidates. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-330
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWL-2330 Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-363
BPVC-XI-2
Revise BPV XI, Div. 2 for alignment with Section XI charter Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-364
BPVC-XI-2
Revise Section XI, Div.2 to address editors comments Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-372
BPVC-XI-2
Revise Division 2 Appendix VII Paragraphs 1.4.9.1 and 3.4.9.1 to be consistent with Division 1 Paragraph IWB-3522.1 based on Division 1 Record 18-956. This action seeks to remove the phrase, “prior to continued service” from Paragraphs 1.4.9.1 and 3.4.9.1. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-427
BPVC-XI-1
BPVC-XI-2
Update the referenced standards and specifications information of Tables IWA-1600-1 and RIM-1-9-1 for the 2023 Edition publication. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1008
BPVC-XI-1
Revise Table IWE-2500-1(E-A), Note 1(b) to be consistent with terminology used in NE-4435 and CC-4543. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1009
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWE-3122.3(b) to clarify changes approved under Record #19-2877. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1510
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWA-5120 Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1515
BPVC-CC-NC
BPVC-XI-1
To replace the wording of Section XI, Appendix VIII - Supplement 11 with the contents of the latest ASME Board-approved Code Case N-653-2. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2053
BPVC-XI-1
All crack growth rate provisions in Appendices A, C, L, O and U will be moved into Appendix Y. Revisions to stress corrosion cracking growth rates in Appendix C under the Board approved Record 19-3156 will be incorporated into Appendix Y. The provisions for stress corrosion cracking growth rates in the revision to Code Case N-909 under Record 21-109 will be incorporated into Appendix Y. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2287
BPVC-XI-1
Revise Appendix C to clarify the determination of the length of a circumferential flaw by using flaw angle, theta, in place of flaw length, l. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2326
BPVC-CC-NC
BPVC-XI-1
Revise Mandatory Appendix I Supplement 1 to add the option of using calibration blocks fabricated from similar chemical analysis, tensile strength and metallurgical structure using the approved language found in N-639-1. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2484
BPVC-XI-1
BPVC-XI-2
Revise to clarify that the repair/replacement plan can be a single document or a set of documents used to implement the applicable IWA-4000 requirements for each repair/replacement activity. Changes to Division II, 4.3 and 6.2.1d are also being made under this action. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-36
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWB-2200 and IWC-2200 and revise Interpretation XI-1-17-15 to be consistent with published Interpretation XI-1-16-10. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-255
BPVC-XI-1
Revise IWB-2200 & IWC-2200 to include reference to IWB-3514.8 and IWC-3514.6 requirements for welds susceptible to PWSCC or IGSCC that are placed into service and contain an ID connected flaw in reactor environments that may initiate cracking. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-260
BPVC-XI-2
Revise Division 2 Article VI-1.1 (g) to be consistent with Article IV-1.3.2.2 Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-268
BPVC-XI-2
Update RIM-2.7.3 Preservice Inspection to include any MANDE methods approved by the MANDEEP for creating a preservice baseline Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-317
BPVC-XI-2
Revise RIM-1.2 Jurisdiction Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-473
BPVC-XI-1
BPVC-XI-2
Editorial revisions - change practical to practicable Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-526
BPVC-XI-2
Revise RIM-4.2.4 to clarify requirements for Repair/Replacement Activities Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-557
BPVC-XI-2
Revise Mandatory Appendix IV-1.3.2.2(d) to clarify how many NDE Level IIIs are required on the MANDEEP and the requirements for the NDE Level III to be certified for NDE methods and techniques. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-715
BPVC-XI-1
To provide stress intensity factor coefficients (G values) for inside surface flaws with depth greater than one-half the flaw length, specifically Tables A-3630-9 through A-3630-16 for circumferential inside surface flaws, and Tables A-3650-9 through A-3650-16 for axial inside surface flaws have been added. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-717
BPVC-XI-2
RIM-2.7.6-2(b) Examination Locations needs to be expanded to be more generic in (b) (1), to add (b)(4) "Select locations where damage mechanisms are most likely to occur," and b)(5) “A sampling of MANDE out-of-scope SSCs and other SSCs within the program scope, that do not have examinations specified, to address unexpected degradations with input from the MANDEEP as noted in Figure I-1.1-3” to address advanced designs with no operating experience to manage unexpected degradation. Identified during editorial review; however, not an editorial change. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-731
BPVC-XI-1
BPVC-XI-2
Delete reference to NCA-4134.17 from IWA-6330, IWB-3112 and IWC-3112. Division 2 changes to add "Owner's Requirements" to VII-1.3.1.1 and VII-3.3.1.1. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-850
BPVC-XI-1
Delete IWA-6340(j)(2). Renumber IWA-6340(j)(3) and (j)(4). Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1456
BPVC-XI-2
Revise BPV XI, Division 2, Appendix A, Subarticles A-1.2 and A-4.5 to clarify the intents Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1457
BPVC-XI-2
Replace “Candidate Reliability Targets” with “Trial Reliability Targets” at several places in BPV XI, Division 2, Appendix II, and add definitions of these two terms in RIM-7 Glossary. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1558
BPVC-XI-2
This action proposes to remove the thermal aging degradation mechanism for 9Cr-1Mo or other high temperature super alloys, operating at 930F or higher, from the list of possible LWR degradation mechanisms. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2209
BPVC-XI-2
This action proposes to revise Sec. XI, Div. 2 VII-1.5 and VII-3.5 to keep the consistency between Div. 1 and Div. 2. Daniel Miro-Quesada 03/07/23 Public Review Draft File

Welding, Brazing and Fusing Qualifications - 20XX

20-2022 See Proposal File. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-294
BPVC-IX
To revise Nonmandatory Appendix L Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-321 Revise QB-161.2, QB-211, and QB-212. Revise the opening phrase of QB-322 and move most of QB-322(b) into a new paragraph, QB-322.1. Correct the title of QB-351.2. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-635
BPVC-IX
Revise QW-404.12. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-636
BPVC-IX
Revise QW-381.1, QW-382.1 (d), and publish accompanying intent interpretation. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-637
BPVC-IX
Revise QW-382.1 (g), and publish intent interpretation. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-1017
BPVC-IX
Revise QW-306 and Fig. QW-462.4(a). See Attached Proposal File for details. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2251 Update reference to latest AWS SWPS B2.1-1-209 in Section IX, Mandatory Appendix E. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2273 Revise Table QW-255 to delete QW-409.2 and to add a new nonessential variable, QW-409.30 Transfer mode Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2310
BPVC-IX
Revise reference to TN-34 in definition of Manufacturer's Qualified Electrofusion Procedure Specification (MEFPS) in QG-109.2, and in QF-201.2(b)(1) to read MAB-02. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2311
BPVC-IX
In QF-402.3, correct Table reference from QF-254 to QF-255 Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2338
BPVC-IX
Revise Form QW-484A to include new qualification variables for welders performing manual and semiautomatic laser welding as added in item 21-347 Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2345
BPVC-IX
Add "and heat-affected zones" after "welds" within QW-193 Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2531
BPVC-IX
Revise radiographic examination criteria for relevant rounded indications per the attached proposal to be more consistent with production welds and clarify the requirements. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
21-2534
BPVC-IX
Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-196
BPVC-IX
Add a sentence to QW-181.1 specifying that both sides of the procedure qualification plate for fillet welds shall be welded and include a note to the editors that the edge of the fillet weld on the hidden side of the figure shall be shaded. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-926
BPVC-IX
Add reference to QW-195.3 in QW-195.1 and QW-193.1.2. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1031
BPVC-IX
Revise minimum specified tensile values and typical product form entries per proposal file in C.File Attachments Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1049
BPVC-IX
Revise thickness limits per proposal file in C.File Attachments Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1116
BPVC-IX
Question: Is it the intent of QW-202.4(b)(1) to allow an expanded range of qualified base metal thickness for materials assigned one of the listed P-Numbers under the specified conditions when one of these materials are used as the thicker member of a dissimilar thickness weld joint? Reply: Yes. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1415
BPVC-IX
Revise as shown in the proposal file Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1476
BPVC-IX
Revise QW-421.1, Table QW/QB-422 title and J-100 of Appendix J per 1. Proposal File in C. File Attachments Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-1716
BPVC-IX
Revise QW-162.1 to state that a bend specimen from a coupon joining members requiring different maximum bend radii may be bent around the larger of the two radii. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2047
BPVC-IX
Modify the title of QW-600 to better reflect what is being qualified. Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2233 Modify QW-421.3(a), QW-421.4, and Table QW/QB-422 as shown in the proposal file Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
22-2256
BPVC-IX
See proposal Ray Rahaman 02/15/23 Public Review Draft File
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