The ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) is the set of codes and standards to increase the safety of boiler & pressure vessels.
The code regulates standards for the construction and design of boilers and pressure vessels. Created and maintained by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The code includes:
Rules for construction
When something is marked as an “ASME vessel” it means it is up to the standards of the ASME BPVC.