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ASME BPVC-VI, 2023 Edition, July 1, 2023 – SECTION VI – RECOMMENDED RULES FOR THE CARE AND OPERATION OF HEATING BOILERS
This Section covers general descriptions, terminology and operation guidelines applicable to steel and cast iron boilers limited to the operating ranges of Section IV Heating Boilers. It includes guidelines for associated controls and automatic fuel burning equipment. Illustrations show typical examples of available equipment. Also included is a glossary of terms commonly associated with boilers, controls, and fuel burning equipment.
What are the key changes for 2023 BPVC Section VI (ASME BPVC-VI)?
- Added definition of relief valve to Article 2 so it was consistent with ASME BPVC XIII..
- Added clauses to para. 6.4 “Pressure Relief Valve Discharge Piping” to align with similar changes made to ASME BPVC IV, para. HG-716.6, along with the creation of ASME BPVC XIII, Section 12.8.