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BS 6144:1990

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Specification for expansion vessels using an internal diaphragm, for unvented hot water supply systems

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Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-05-1990

Committees responsible
Foreword
Specification
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Design and construction
4 Workmanship
5 Testing of vessels and diaphragms
6 Performance
7 Marking
Appendix
A Test procedures
Table
1 Values of joint factor
Figures
1 Types of dished ends
2 A method of clench ring design
3 Sizing of weld fillet for typical water connection
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Requirements for manufacture and testing of steel vessels for use in systems operating with any maximum working pressure up to 10 bar.

Committee
PVE/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 87/77155 DC (12/2003) Supersedes BS 6144(1981) (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2012. (10/2012)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
14
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

This British Standard specifies the manufacture and testing of steel expansion vessels, having an internal diaphragm and which are intended for use in systems where the heated fluid is potable water.

This British Standard specifies expansion vessels suitable for any maximum working pressure of up to 10 bar.1)

NOTE 1 In this standard, all pressures are gauge pressures unless otherwise stated.

NOTE 2 The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on the inside back cover.

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BS 1387:1985 Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads
BS 5500:1988 Specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels
BS 5169:1975 Specification for fusion welded steel air receivers
BS 6001(1972) : AMD 5054 SAMPLING PROCEDURES FOR INSPECTION BY ATTRIBUTES - SPECIFICATION FOR SAMPLING PLANS INDEXED BY ACCEPTABLE QUALITY LEVEL (AQL) FOR LOT - BY - LOT INSPECTION

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