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BS PD5500(2015) : 2015

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SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Withdrawn date

30-11-2018

Language(s)

English

Published date

30-04-2015

Foreword
Section 1 - General
Section 2 - Materials
Section 3 - Design
Section 4 - Manufacture and workmanship
Section 5 - Inspection and testing
Annexes
Annex A - Requirements for design where loadings
          and components are not covered by Section 3
Annex B - Requirements for cylindrical, spherical and
          conical shells under combined loadings, including
          wind and earthquakes
Annex C - Assessment of vessels subject to fatigue
Annex D - Requirements for vessels designed to operate
          below 0 degrees C
Annex E - Recommendations for welded connections of
          pressure vessels
Annex G - Recommendations for the design of local loads,
          thermal gradients, etc
Annex H - Recommendations for post-weld heat treatment
          of dissimilar ferritic steel joints
Annex J - Recommendations for pressure relief protective
          devices
Annex K - Requirements for design stresses for British
          Standard materials
Annex L - Guidance on structural tolerances
Annex M - Requirements for establishing the allowable
          external pressure for cylindrical sections outside the
          circularity limits specified in 3.6
Annex N - Requirements for vessel design and the provision
          of information concerning UK statutory requirements for
          the demonstration of the continued integrity of pressure
          vessels throughout their service life
Annex Q - Recommendations for preparation and testing of
          production control test plates
Annex R - Guidance on additional information for flat ends
          and flat plates
Annex S - Guidance on optional documentation for supply
          with vessel
Annex T - Recommendations for arc welded tube to
          tubeplate joints
Annex U - Guidance on the use of fracture mechanics
          analyses
Annex V - Requirements for testing and inspection of serially
          produced pressure vessels
Annex W - Worked examples
Annex X - Guidance for the tensile testing of
          9% nickel steel weld metal using
          strain-gauged tensile specimens
Annex Z - Guidance on the application of PD 5500 to
          pressure vessels falling within the scope of the
          European Pressure Equipment Directive
Supplements
Aluminium supplement: Requirements for aluminium and aluminium
                      alloys in the design and construction of
                      unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
Copper supplement: Requirements for copper
                   and copper alloys in the design and
                   construction of unfired fusion welded
                   or brazed pressure vessels
Duplex supplement: Requirements for duplex and
                   super duplex steels (austenitic-ferritic
                   stainless steels) in the design and
                   construction of unfired fusion welded
                   pressure vessels
Nickel supplement: Requirements for nickel and nickel
                   alloys in the design and construction of
                   unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
Titanium supplement: Requirements for titanium and
                     titanium alloys in the design and construction
                     of unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
Index
List of references

Defines requirements for the design, construction, inspection, testing and verification of compliance of new unfired fusion welded pressure vessels.

Committee
PVE/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS PD5500(2012) & 14/30317548 DC. (05/2015) Effective date: 01-01-2018. 2015 Edition Re-issued in October 2017 & incorporates AMD 3 2017. Supersedes 15/30334800 DC. (11/2017)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
1044
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Withdrawn

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ASME PV CODE 8 DIV 2 : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PRESSURE VESSELS DIVISION 2- ALTERNATIVE RULES
BS EN ISO 18274:2010 Welding consumables. Solid wire electrodes, solid strip electrodes, solid wires and solid rods for fusion welding of nickel and nickel alloys. Classification
BS 7448-1:1991 Fracture mechanics toughness tests Method for determination of KIc, critical CTOD and critical J values of metallic materials
BS EN 1653:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plate, sheet and circles for boilers, pressure vessels and hot water storage units
BS EN ISO 148-1:2016 Metallic materials. Charpy pendulum impact test Test method
BS 3920-1:1973 Derivation and verification of elevated temperature properties for steel products for pressure purposes Method for deriving the minimum elevated temperature yield or proof stress properties when data on a minimum of 50 casts are available
BS EN 10021:2006 General technical delivery conditions for steel products
BS EN ISO 3452-1:2013 Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing General principles
BS EN 1759-4:2003 Flanges and their joints. Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, class designated Aluminium alloy flanges
BS EN ISO 5817:2014 Welding. Fusion-welded joints in steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys (beam welding excluded). Quality levels for imperfections
BS EN 288-4:1992 Specification and approval of welding procedures for metallic materials Welding procedure tests for the arc welding of aluminium and its alloys
BS EN ISO 204:2009 Metallic materials. Uniaxial creep testing in tension. Method of test
BS EN ISO 17640:2010 Non-destructive testing of welds. Ultrasonic testing. Techniques, testing levels, and assessment
BS EN 10222-4:2017 Steel forgings for pressure purposes Weldable fine grain steels with high proof strength
BS EN ISO 15614-8:2016 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test Welding of tubes to tube-plate joints
BS EN 10217-4:2002 Welded steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Electric welded non-alloy steel tubes with specified low temperature properties
BS EN 10028-7:2007 Flat products made of steels for pressure purposes Stainless steels
BS EN ISO 15609-1:2004 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure specification Arc welding
BS EN 1291:1998 Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing of welds. Acceptance levels
BS EN 1515-4:2009 Flanges and their joints. Bolting Selection of bolting for equipment subject to the Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC
BS EN 1515-3:2005 Flanges and their joints. Bolting Classification of bolt materials for steel flanges, class designated
BS EN ISO 17636-1:2013 Non-destructive testing of welds. Radiographic testing X- and gamma-ray techniques with film
BS EN 14917 : 2009 METAL BELLOWS EXPANSION JOINTS FOR PRESSURE APPLICATIONS
ASTM B 363 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Seamless and Welded Unalloyed Titanium and Titanium Alloy Welding Fittings
ASTM B 338 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Seamless and Welded Titanium and Titanium Alloy Tubes for Condensers and Heat Exchangers
ASTM B 348 : 2013 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Bars and Billets
BS EN 287-1:2011 Qualification test of welders. Fusion welding Steels
BS EN 1011-4:2000 Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials Arc welding of aluminium and aluminium alloys
ASTM B 265 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Strip, Sheet, and Plate
BS EN 13348:2016 Copper and copper alloys. Seamless, round copper tubes for medical gases or vacuum
BS 2875:1969 Specification for copper and copper alloys. Plate
BS EN 1290:1998 Non-destructive examination of welds. Magnetic particle examination of welds
ASTM B 863 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Wire
BS EN ISO 13585:2012 Brazing. Qualification test of brazers and brazing operators
ASTM E 562 : 2011 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Determining Volume Fraction by Systematic Manual Point Count
API 520-1 : 2014 SIZING, SELECTION, AND INSTALLATION OF PRESSURE-RELIEVING DEVICES - PART 1: SIZING AND SELECTION
BS EN 895:1995 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Transverse tensile test
BS 3605-1:1991 Austenitic stainless steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes Specification for seamless tubes
ASME PV CODE 8 DIV 1 : 2017 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PRESSURE VESSELS DIVISION 1
BS EN ISO 4287 : 2000 GEOMETRICAL PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS (GPS) - SURFACE TEXTURE: PROFILE METHOD - TERMS, DEFINITIONS AND SURFACE TEXTURE PARAMETERS
BS EN 10025-2:2004 Hot rolled products of structural steels Technical delivery conditions for non-alloy structural steels
BS EN ISO 9934-2:2015 Non-destructive testing. Magnetic particle testing Detection media
BS EN 10222-5:2017 Steel forgings for pressure purposes Martensitic, austenitic and austenitic-ferritic stainless steels
BS EN 10028-6:2017 Flat products made of steels for pressure purposes Weldable fine grain steels, quenched and tempered
BS EN ISO 6892-2:2011 Metallic materials. Tensile testing Method of test at elevated temperature
BS EN 10217-2 : 2002 WELDED STEEL TUBES FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES - TECHNICAL DELIVERY CONDITIONS - PART 2: ELECTRIC WELDED NON-ALLOY AND ALLOY STEEL TUBES WITH SPECIFIED ELEVATED TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES
BS EN ISO 23278:2015 Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing. Acceptance levels
PD 6550-1:1989 Explanatory supplement to BS 5500:1988. Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. Section three. Design Domed ends (heads)
BS EN 12797:2000 Brazing. Destructive tests of brazed joints
BS EN 10217-7:2014 Welded steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Stainless steel tubes
ASME PV CODE 8 DIV 3 : 2017 BPVC Section VIII-BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE - RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PRESSURE VESSELS - ALTERNATIVE RULES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH PRESSURE VESSELS
BS ISO 48:2010 Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic. Determination of hardness (hardness between 10 IRHD and 100 IRHD)
BS EN 1992-1-1 : 2004 EUROCODE 2: DESIGN OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES - PART 1-1: GENERAL RULES AND RULES FOR BUILDINGS
BS EN 10216-5:2013 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Stainless steel tubes
BS EN 20898-2:1994 Mechanical properties of fasteners Nuts with specified proof load values. Coarse thread
BS EN ISO 15607:2003 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. General rules
BS EN ISO 15653:2010 Metallic materials. Method of test for the determination of quasistatic fracture toughness of welds
BS EN 1435:1997 Non-destructive examination of welds. Radiographic examination of welded joints
BS EN 13185:2001 Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Tracer gas method
BS EN ISO 15613:2004 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Qualification based on pre-production welding test
BS EN ISO 9606-1:2017 Qualification testing of welders. Fusion welding Steels
BS EN 1044:1999 Brazing. Filler metals
BS EN 14324:2004 Brazing. Guidance on the application of brazed joints
BS 499-1:2009 Welding terms and symbols Glossary for welding, brazing and thermal cutting
BS EN 1714:1998 Non destructive testing of welded joints. Ultrasonic testing of welded joints
BS EN 10217-6:2002 Welded steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Submerged arc welded non-alloy steel tubes with specified low temperature properties
PD 6550-2:1989 Explanatory supplement to BS 5500:1988. Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. Section three. Design Openings and branch connections
BS EN 12452:2012 Copper and copper alloys. Rolled, finned, seamless tubes for heat exchangers
BS EN 10028-3:2017 Flat products made of steels for pressure purposes Weldable fine grain steels, normalized
BS EN 14640:2005 Welding consumables. Solid wires and rods for fusion welding of copper and copper alloys. Classification
BS EN 1993-1-1 : 2005 EUROCODE 3: DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES - PART 1-1: GENERAL RULES AND RULES FOR BUILDINGS
BS 5500:1997 SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS
BS EN ISO 9606-4:1999 Approval testing of welders. Fusion welding Nickel and nickel alloys
BS EN 10216-3:2013 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Alloy fine grain steel tubes
BS EN ISO 898-1:2013 Mechanical properties of fasteners made of carbon steel and alloy steel Bolts, screws and studs with specified property classes. Coarse thread and fine pitch thread
API 521 : 2014 PRESSURE-RELIEVING AND DEPRESSURING SYSTEMS
BS 3604-2:1991 Steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes: ferritic alloy steel with specified elevated temperature properties. Specification for longitudinally arc welded tubes
BS 1580-1:2007 Unified screw threads Screw threads with diameters ¼ in and larger. Requirements
ISO 6303:1981 Pressure vessel steels not included in ISO 2604, Parts 1 to 6 — Derivation of long-time stress rupture properties
BS EN 1369:2012 Founding. Magnetic particle testing
BS EN 10314:2002 Method for the derivation of minimum values of proof strength of steel at elevated temperatures
BS EN ISO 15614-5:2004 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test Arc welding of titanium, zirconium and their alloys
BS EN 10028-2:2017 Flat products made of steels for pressure purposes Non-alloy and alloy steels with specified elevated temperature properties
ASTM B 861 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Seamless Pipe
BS EN 10029:2010 Hot-rolled steel plates 3 mm thick or above. Tolerances on dimensions and shape
BS 1449-1.1:1991 Steel plate, sheet and strip. Carbon and carbon-manganese plate, sheet and strip General specification
BS EN 20898-1:1992 Mechanical properties of fasteners Bolts, screws and studs
BS EN 10217-5:2002 Welded steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Submerged arc welded non-alloy and alloy steel tubes with specified elevated temperature properties
BS 3602-1:1987 Specification for steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes: carbon and carbon manganese steel with specified elevated temperature properties Specification for seamless and electric resistance welded including induction welded tubes
PD CR ISO 15608:2000 Welding. Guidelines for a metallic material grouping system
BS EN 1371-1:2011 Founding. Liquid penetrant testing Sand, gravity die and low pressure die castings
BS EN 10028-4:2017 Flat products made of steels for pressure purposes Nickel alloy steels with specified low temperature properties
BS 3604-1:1990 Steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes: ferritic alloy steel with specified elevated temperature properties Specification for seamless and electric resistance welded tubes
BS EN 14276-1 : 2006 PRESSURE EQUIPMENT FOR REFRIGERATING SYSTEMS AND HEAT PUMPS - PART 1: VESSELS - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
BS EN 288-3:1992 Specification and approval of welding procedures for metallic materials Welding procedure tests for the arc welding of steels
BS EN ISO 6892-1:2016 Metallic materials. Tensile testing Method of test at room temperature
BS EN 1991-1-4 : 2005 EUROCODE 1: ACTIONS ON STRUCTURES - PART 1-4: GENERAL ACTIONS - WIND ACTIONS
BS EN ISO 15614-1:2017 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test Arc and gas welding of steels and arc welding of nickel and nickel alloys
BS EN 12449:2016 Copper and copper alloys. Seamless, round tubes for general purposes
BS 1503:1989 Specification for steel forgings for pressure purposes
BS EN 10217-3:2002 Welded steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Alloy fine grain steel tubes
BS EN 1982:2017 Copper and copper alloys. Ingots and castings
BS EN 876:1995 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Longitudinal tensile test on weld metal in fusion welded joints
BS EN 10273:2016 Hot rolled weldable steel bars for pressure purposes with specified elevated temperature properties
ASME B16.5 : 2017 PIPE FLANGES AND FLANGED FITTINGS: NPS 1/2 THROUGH NPS 24 METRIC/INCH STANDARD
BS 3692:2014 ISO metric precision hexagon bolts, screws and nuts. Specification
BS EN 12451:2012 Copper and copper alloys. Seamless, round tubes for heat exchangers
BS 7448-2:1997 Fracture mechanics toughness tests Method for determination of KIc, critical CTOD and critical J values of welds in metallic materials
BS EN 10216-1:2013 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Non-alloy steel tubes with specified room temperature properties
BS EN 515:2017 Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Wrought products. Temper designations
BS EN ISO 9606-2:2004 Qualification test of welders. Fusion welding Aluminium and aluminium alloys
BS EN 10291:2000 Metallic materials. Uniaxial creep testing in tension. Methods of test
BS EN 1998-6:2005 Eurocode 8. Design of structures for earthquake resistance Towers, masts and chimneys
BS EN ISO 24373:2009 Welding consumables. Solid wires and rods for fusion welding of copper and copper alloys. Classification
BS 5046:1974 Method for the estimation of equivalent diameters in the heat treatment of steel
BS EN 12392:2016 Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Wrought products and cast products. Special requirements for products intended for the production of pressure equipment
BS EN ISO 9606-5:2000 Approval testing of welders. Fusion welding Titanium and titanium alloys, zirconium and zirconium alloys
BS EN ISO 17638:2016 Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing
BS EN 571-1:1997 Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing General principles
BS EN ISO 15614-6:2006 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test Arc and gas welding of copper and its alloys
BS EN 10269:2013 Steels and nickel alloys for fasteners with specified elevated and/or low temperature properties
BS EN 13184:2001 Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Pressure change method
BS EN 1779:1999 Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Criteria for method and technique selection
ASTM B 862 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Titanium and Titanium Alloy Welded Pipe
BS EN 10222-2:2017 Steel forgings for pressure purposes Ferritic and martensitic steels with specified elevated temperatures properties
BS 5044:1973 Specification for contrast aid paints used in magnetic particle flaw detection
BS EN 10217-1:2002 Welded steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Non-alloy steel tubes with specified room temperature properties
BS 3076:1989 Specification for nickel and nickel alloys: bar
BS EN ISO 4136:2012 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Transverse tensile test
BS EN 10216-4:2013 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Non-alloy and alloy steel tubes with specified low temperature properties
PD 6550-4:1989 Explanatory supplement to BS 5500:1988. Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. Section three. Design Heat exchanger tubesheets
BS EN 10160:1999 Ultrasonic testing of steel flat product of thickness equal or greater than 6 mm (reflection method)
BS EN 10045-1:1990 Charpy impact test on metallic materials Test method (V- and U-notches)
BS EN 10002-5:1992 Tensile testing of metallic materials Method of test at elevated temperatures
BS EN 1998-1 : 2004 EUROCODE 8: DESIGN OF STRUCTURES FOR EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE - PART 1: GENERAL RULES, SEISMIC ACTIONS AND RULES FOR BUILDINGS
BS EN ISO 14732:2013 Welding personnel. Qualification testing of welding operators and weld setters for mechanized and automatic welding of metallic materials
BS 3441:1995 Specification for tanks for the transport of milk and liquid milk products
BS EN ISO 18273:2015 Welding consumables. Wire electrodes, wires and rods for welding of aluminium and aluminium alloys. Classification
BS EN 1759-3:2003 Flanges and their joints. Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, class designated Copper alloy flanges
BS EN 1593:1999 Non-destructive testing. Leak testing. Bubble emission techniques
BS EN ISO 9606-3:1999 Approval testing of welders. Fusion welding Copper and copper alloys
BS EN 10216-2:2013 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes. Technical delivery conditions Non-alloy and alloy steel tubes with specified elevated temperature properties
ASTM B 381 : 2013 : REDLINE SPECIFICATION FOR TITANIUM AND TITANIUM ALLOY FORGINGS
BS EN 45004:1995 General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
BS 1515(1965) : LATEST
BS EN ISO 5178:2011 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Longitudinal tensile test on weld metal in fusion welded joints
BS 3605-2:1992 Austenitic stainless steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes Specification for longitudinally welded tubes
PD 6497:1982 Stresses in horizontal cylindrical pressure vessels supported on twin saddles: a derivation of the basic equations and constants used in G.3.3 of BS 5500:1982
BS EN 12420:2014 Copper and copper alloys. Forgings
API 520-2 : 2015 SIZING, SELECTION, AND INSTALLATION OF PRESSURE-RELIEVING DEVICES - PART 2: INSTALLATION
BS EN 1515-1:2000 Flanges and their joints. Bolting Selection of bolting
BS 4870-2:1982 Specification for approval testing of welding procedures TIG or MIG welding of aluminium and its alloys
BS EN ISO 898-2:2012 Mechanical properties of fasteners made of carbon steel and alloy steel Nuts with specified property classes. Coarse thread and fine pitch thread
BS EN 10002-1:2001 Tensile testing of metallic materials Method of test at ambient temperature
BS EN 12163:2011 Copper and copper alloys. Rod for general purposes
BS EN 10213 : 2007 STEEL CASTINGS FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES
BS EN 10222-3:2017 Steel forgings for pressure purposes Nickel steels with specified low temperature properties
BS 449-2:1969 Specification for the use of structural steel in building Metric units
BS EN ISO 15614-2:2005 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test Arc welding of aluminium and its alloys
BS EN 13134:2000 Brazing. Procedure approval
BS EN 1011-1:2009 Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials General guidance for arc welding
PD 6550-3:1989 Explanatory supplement to BS 5500:1988. Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. Section three. Design Vessels under external pressure
BS EN ISO 17672:2016 Brazing. Filler metals
BS EN 10272:2007 Stainless steel bars for pressure purposes
BS 1504:1976 Specification for steel castings for pressure purposes

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