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CODES & APPREVIATIONS

ASME ANSI ASTM AWS NEMA IEEE AISC NEC ISA ABMA NEPA AMCA HEI HI American Society of Mechanical engineering American National Standards Institute American Society for Testing and Materials American Welding Society National Electric Manufacturers Association Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering American Institute of Steel Construction National Electrical Code Instrument Society of America American Boiler Manufacturers Association National Fire Protection Association Air Moving and Conditioning Association Heat Exchange Institute Hydraulic Institute Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for low voltage switch Gears and control gears IS 1566 IS 2751 IS 2116 ANSI B31.8 ANSI B31.4 API 1104 of Transportation pipeline safety standards Part 195 BS 4365 BS 4105 ASTM E2&E3 IS 1200 (part I) IS 3764 IS 456 Earth wale Plain and reinforced concrete Transportation of liquids in pipeline (-do-) Argon. Son Co2 gas type Macroscopic exam welding Hard down otherwise fabric Ms welded wire mesh Sand used for m Gm transmission and distribution piping system Liquid petroleum Transportation piping system Standard for welding pipeline and related pipeline

IS 2147

Part 192 Title log Transportation of natural and other gas in pipeline (Vs dept.

IS 800 IS 2212 IS 383 IS 269 IS 432/1139/1786 1566/2751 IS 226 IS 814/815 IS 1077 IS 3502/226 IS 5961 IS 5455 IS 432 (Part I) IS 1139 IS 1786 NDE

Strl. Steel work Brick work Aggregates Cement

IS 1077& IS 2250 Brick and mirter

Reinforcement Strl. steel Electrodes for welding Bricks cloqun plates Ci Gladdings Ci steps MS round bends Performed bars Cold twisted bars As per paragraph 136-4-2 of ANSI B31-1 Article 7 of ASME Sec V and Accepted as per ANSI B31Article 6 of ASME Sec V and accepted as per ANSI B31Article 3 of ASME Sec V and accepted as per ANSI B31-

a) Visual Examination:b) MPI: 1 c) LPI: 1 d) RT: 1 Codes and Standards: 1. 2. 3.

ANSI B31.1 Code for pressure piping and power piping IBR 1950 With latest ASME Sec I Power boilers Sec II Material specification part A & C Sec V Non destructive exam Sec VII Devision1, Pressure vessels Sec IX Welding and brazing

4. 5. 6.

ANSI B16.5 ANSI B16.9 ANSI B16.11

Steel pipes flanges & flanged fittings. wrought steel butt-welding fittings. Socket welding ends.

7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

ANSI B16.25 ANSI B16.34 ANSI B36.10 IS 3677 IS 3144 PFI DIN 17715 DIN 2448 DIN 2413

Butt welding ends. Steel valves - Flanged butt weld ends. welded seamless wrought steel pipes. Unbonded rock and slag wool for thermal insulation. Method of test for mineral wool. Pipe fabrication institute Seamless steel tubes for pl.temp Seamless steel tubes dimension and weight Steel tube calculation of wall thickness against Initial pressure - Length of valves Pipe flanges and Flanged fittings. Butt weld fittings Face to face and End to end dimension of Valves. Foeged fittings and socket welded fittings & threaded - Non-metallic flat gaskets for pipe flanges. Butt welding ends. Elbows :- Butt welding SR elbow and returns. Valves ,flanged ,threaded and welding ends. Power piping (Design code)

ASME B 16.1 ASME B 16.5 ASME B 16.9 ASME B 16.10 ASME B 16.11 fittings. ASME B 16.21 ASME B 16.25 ASME B 16.28 ASME B 16.34 ASME B 31.1 BS 806, IBR 1950. ASME B 31.3 ASME B 31.4 ASME B 31.5 ASME B 31.8 ASME B 36.1 ASTM A 350 ASTM A 530 API 650 -

- Chemical plant & Petroleum refinary piping - Oil transportation - Refrigeration piping - Gas transmission and Distribution piping - Pipes - For General requirements of piping - Tolerance for thickness of pipe Oil Storage tank

IRD Technical Code for Boilers IS 226 IS 554 IS 778 IS 780 size) IS 1239part I&II fittings Mild steel tubes, tubular and other wrought steel Structural steel std. Quality Dimensions for pipe threads where pr. tight joints are required. Gunmetal gate and check valves for general purpose. Sluice valve for water works purposes (50 to 300mm

IS 1363 39 mm) IS 1364 39mm) IS 1703 IS 2106 IS 2062 IS 9404 IS 1879 IS 3038 serration IS 2147

Black hexagonal bolts, nuts and where nuts (dia 6 to and black hex. Screws 6 to 39mm. Precision and semi-precision hex. with screws(6 to Ball valves including floats for water supply purpose. Plant washers Structural steels (fusion welding quality) Colour coding for the identification of pipeline Malleable CI pipe fittings As castings for pr. containing parts suitable for H.T. Weather proof and dust proof testing(IP:65) Degree of protection

IS 800 building

Code of practice for use of structural steel in general Construction

IS 2685 maintenance of

Code of practice for selection , installation and Sluice valves.

IS 2712 IS 2825 IS 2901 1200mm) IS 3138 IS 3589 sewage

Compressed asbestos fibre jointing Code for unfired pressure vessel Sluice valves for water works purposes (350 to Hexagonal bolts and nuts (m42 to m150) Electrically welded steel pipes for water gas and (200 to 2000mm nominal dia)

IS 2712 MSS:SP:25 and

Specification for compressed pipes for fibre jointing Standard mandatory system for valves, fittings, flanges Unions

API 598 API 601

Valves imprecation and test Metallic Yorkers for raised face pipe flanges and flange Connection, Double packed corrugated or spiral wound

API 602

Compact carbon steel gate valves

BS 5352 valves

Specification for steel wedge gate, globe and check 50mm and smaller for the petroleum, petrochemical

and allied Industries. BS 5146 MSS SP49 paunch MSS SP50 MSS SP61 IS 1538 IS 1747 Forged steel screwed fittings and brushings Hydrostatic testing of steel valves C.I fittings and pressure pipe for water gas and sewage Nitrogen Imprecation and test of valves Forged steel screwed fittings 2000, 3000 and 6000

BMCR HFO lSHSO LDO HTM LTM EMA DNB EPRS BCW pump IS 4038 IS 4682 equipments to

Boiler Maximum Continuous Rating Heavy Fuel Oil Low Sulphur Heavy stock Oil Light Diesel Oil High Tension Motor Low Tension Motor Electric Motor Actuators Departure From Nucleate Boilers Effective Protected Radiant Surface Boiler Circulating Water Pump Foot valves for water works purposes Code and proactive for living of vessels and

Chemical products part I Rubber IS 4736 IS 5312 part I Hot dip and nickel coating on steel tubes Swing check type refluxes (non-return valves)

PIPING ORIENTED ABBREVIATION


ANSI ASME ASTM LBS BB BC BE BF BM BOP BW Ch.Op. CI CO CONC. CPLG. CS DF DIA. ECC ELEV. FF FLG FOB FW GJ HC IBBM ID IDD INS INV IPS AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE AMERICAN SOCEITY IOF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS AMERICAN SOCEITY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS POUNDS BOLTED BONNET BOLT CIRCLE BEVELED ENDS(FOR WELDING) BLINE FLANGE BILL OF MATERTIAL BOTTOM OF PIPE BUTT WELD CHAIN OPERARTED CAST IRON CLEAN OUT CONCENTRIC COUPLING CARBON STEEL CAST STEEL OR COLD SAPRING DRAIN FUNNEL DIAMETER ECCENTRIC ELEVATION FLAT FACED OR FULL FACED FLANGE FLAT ON BOTTOM FILLET WELD GROUND JOINT HYDROCARBON IRON BODY BRONZE MOUNTED INSIDE DIAMETER INSIDE DEPTH OF DISH INSULATE INVERT(INSIDE BOTTOM OF PIPE IRON PIPE SIZE

LR MI OD

LONG RADIUS MALLEABLE IRON OUTSIDE DIAMETER

OS & Y OUTSIDE SCREW & YOKE PE PR PSIA PSIG RED RF RTJ SCH SCRD SF SMLS SO SPEC SR SS STD STL STM SW SWG TE TEMP TOC TOS TYP VERT WE WN WT XH XXH AISC PLAIN END(NOT BEVELED) PAIR POUNDS PER SQUARE INCH ABSOLUTE POUNDS PER SQUARE INCH GAGE REDUCER RAISED FACE RING TYPE JOINT(SOMETIMES JUST DESIGNED RJ) SCHEDULE SCREWED SEMI-FINISHED SEAMLESS SLIP ON SPECIFICATION SHORT RADIUS STAINLESS STEEL STANDARD STEEL STEAM SOCKET WELD SWAGE THREADED END TEMPERATURE TOP OF CONCRETE TOP OF STEEL TYPICAL VERTICAL WELD END WELD NECK WEIGHT EXTRA HEAVY DOUBLE EXTRA HEAVY AMERICAN INSTITUTE FO STEEL CONSTRUCTION

API AWS

AMERICAN PETROLIUM INSTITUTE AMERICAN WELD SOCEITY

AWWA AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION MSS W/ L C W ASSY. AVG B&B BLDG B&S BWG CAS CO2 MANUFACTURERS STANDERDIZATION WITH-SUCH AS, W/SS TRIM (WITH STAINLESS STEEL TRIM) ANGLE(A STRUCTURAL 4 ANGLE SHAPE) CHANNEL (A STRUCTURAL 4 CHANNEL SHAPE) W SHAPE (A STRUCTURAL 8 WIDE FLANGE ASSEMBLY AVERAGE BELL AND BELL BUILDING BELL AND SPIGOT BIRMINGAM WIRE GAGE CAST ALLOY STEEL CARBON DI OXIDE

COND CONDENSATE CORR. CORROSION DWG EF EFW ERW FIG FS FSS FT DRAWING ELECTRIC FURNACE ELECTRIC FUSION WELDED ELECTRIC RESISTANCE WELDED FIGURE OR FIGURE NUMBER FORGED STEEL FORGED STAINLESS STEEL FEET OR FOOT

GALV GALVANIZED GR H2 HDR LC LO LW M M&F MFG GRADE HYDROGEN HEADER LOCK CLOSED LOCK OPEN LAP WELD MISCELLANEOUS SHAPES,STEEL MALE AND FEMALE MANUFACTURE

MIN MW NI NC NO OH

MINIMUM MITER WELD NICKEL NORMALLY CLOSED NORMALLY OPEN OPEN HEARTH

REINF REINFORCE S S.O. SQ SWP S.C. T.C. T&G VC WB STANDARD BEAMS, USUALLY CALLED I-BEAMS STEAM OUT SQUARE STANDARD WORKING PRESSURE SAMPLE CONNECTION TEST CONNECTION TONGUE AND GROOVE VITRIFIED CLAY WELDED BONNET