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Provides requirements for construction and continued service of pressure vessels for the transportation of dangerous goods via highway, rail, air, or water at pressures from full vacuum to 3,000 psig and volumes greater than 120 gallons. “Construction” is an all-inclusive term comprising materials, design, fabrication, examination, inspection, testing, certification, and over-pressure protection. “Continued service” refers to inspection, testing, repair, alteration, and recertification of a transport tank that has been in service. Rules pertaining to the use of the single ASME certification mark with the T, TD, and TV designators are included.


  • BPVC-II, A, B, C, D Section II, Materials, Parts A through D.

  • BPVC-V Section V, Nondestructive Examination.

  • BPVC-VIII-1-2 Section VIII, Pressure Vessels, Division 1 and Division 2.

  • BPVC-IX Section IX, Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications.


  • B1.1 Unified Inch Screw Threads (UN and UNR Thread Form).

  • B1.20.1 Pipe Threads, General Purpose, Inch.

  • Nine Standards from the B16 Series on pipe flanges and fittings.

  • B18.2.2 Square and Hex Nuts.

  • B36.10M Welded and Seamless Wrought Steel Pipe.

  • PTC 25 Pressure Relief Devices.

  • QAI-1 Qualifications for Authorized Inspection.

  • CA-1 Conformity Assessment Requirements.

Universal Engineering Services has more than a decades experience in the pressure vessel design for customers in UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and many more countries all over the world. UES work to many ASME standards to design and validate pressure vessels, boiler, fittings and piping systems. We are also experts in Stress analysis of piping, structural design, ASME Joint review, Design of Storage tanks, code calculations, FEA/FEM, and spotless service on design management.

**The content of this article is taken from web open source. The blogs are intended only to give technical knowledge to young engineers. Any engineering calculators, technical equations, and write-ups are only for reference and educational purposes.

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