Section VIII, Division 3—Alternative Rules for Construction of High-Pressure Vessels


This chapter provides a commentary on the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Division 3, 2015 Edition. It is intended to be used as a companion to Division 3 by Manufacturers and Users of high-pressure vessels, and will also provide guidance to Inspectors, materials suppliers, and others. The material is generally presented in the same order in which it appears in the Code. Comments are not given about each paragraph, but paragraph numbers are referenced as appropriate. The comments apply to the 2015 Edition.

23.2Foreword and Policy Statements
23.3Part KG—General Requirements
23.4Part KM—Material Requirements
23.5Part KD—Design Requirements
23.6Part KF—Fabrication Requirements
23.7Part KR—Pressure-Relief Devices
23.8Part KE—Examination Requirements
23.9Part KT—Testing Requirements
23.10Part KS—Marking, Stamping, Reports, and Records
23.11Mandatory and Nonmandatory Appendices
23.12Recommendations for Further Development of Division 3

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