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Summary of 2023 Code Changes for ASME, B31, PD 5500, and EN

Watch this webinar replay to stay informed on 2023 code changes and their impact on pressure vessel design, piping codes, and welding fabrication compliance.

During this webinar, we’ve overviewed changes to:

ASME BPV Section VIII, Division 1 and 2
  • PE requirements for D2 Class 2 Vessels
  • UHX and MA26 updates
  • ASME Reshape
  • Tubesheet equation additions and changes
  • Flexible Shell Element (FSE) changes
  • Tube-to-Tubesheet Joint options in D1
  • B16.5 and B16.47 2020 Edition updates
  • ASCE 7 2022 recap
  • Materials changes
ASME BPV Section VIII, Division 2, Part 5

Buckling - Method A and Method B overview

Changes in PD 5500 and EN 13445
  • Extra Pressure Areas for reinforcing
  • Flat Ends for required thickness changes
  • Hub slope limitations added
  • Supplementary Essential Variables changes

  • Additive Manufacturing

B31.1 and B31.3 Piping Codes

A 2022 recap over:

  • SIFs
  • B31J
  • B31H
  • UG-44(b)

Code FAQs

Some code updates can be confusing. During the webinar, we gathered a number of our viewers frequently asked questions. Click the PDF below to access those questions and our answers.

2023 Code Change Webinar FAQs

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