ASME BPVC-Section XII Transportation Tanks

Geographic Area(s)
North America
Scope

This Section includes transport tanks currently covered under DOT specifications and 49 CFR requirements, specifically, Portable Tanks, Cargo Tanks and Rail Tank Cars.

Status
Published
Status Explanation

Published in 2021. Available at https://www.asme.org/codes-standards/find-codes-standards/bpvc-xii-bpvc…. A “Project Team on Hydrogen Tanks” has been formed and is working to expand this standard to include requirements for hydrogen. The work of this team will also affect Section VIII Divisions 1 and 3, Code Case 2390 and possibly Section X. Key activities include: 1. Fracture resistance requirements, 2.

Committee Information

Contact: Gerry Eisenberg, ASME - eisenbergg@asme.org