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OVERVIEW OF NEWLY PUBLISHED ASME NONMETALLIC PRESSURE PIPING SYSTEMS (NPPS) STANDARD

 

Donald McGriff, White Jee

# 2021 Amsterdam

In May of 2019, ASME published its first consolidated set of nonmetallic pressure piping standards consisting of:

 NM.1, Standard on Thermoplastic Piping Systems

NM.2, Standard on Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting Resin Piping Systems

 NM.3, Standard on Nonmetallic Materials This presentation is part of an effort by ASME to inform its membership and those in the industry that are potential users of nonmetallic piping subject to ASME Codes and Standards. It provides background on the development, general overview on the contents of the standards relating to thermoplastic pipe, and the challenges and future developments as additional nonmetallic materials are included into these standards. It will educate the participants on this new consolidated resource for engineers and designers and serve as an invitation to industry leaders for additional knowledge and expertise as this evolving resource will grow to comprise additional nonmetallic materials and piping systems, including new materials when they become available.

Related keywords : Codes, Standards, Thermoplastic,.
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