Applicable Codes and Standards for Welding of Piping Systems


All welding work, equipments for welding, heat treatment, other auxiliary functions and the welding personnel shall meet the requirements of the latest editions of the following accepted standards and procedures unless otherwise specified in the Welding Specification Chart and the Technical Notes attached thereof. In the case of conflicting requirements, the requirements mentioned in Welding Specification Chart/Technical Notes shall be applicable.

1B31.1Power Piping
2B31.3Process Piping
3B31.4Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquid Hydrocarbons and Other Liquids.
4B31.8Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems.
5BPV-II-CASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Sec II Part C, Material Specifications: Welding Rods, Electrodes and Filler metals.
6BPV-VASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section V, Non destructive examination.
7BPV-VIIIASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels.
8BPV-IXASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section IX, Welding and Brazing Qualifications.
9IBRIndian Boiler Regulations