Pressure vessels

Pressure vessels


Toughness requirements according to EN 13445/EN 13480 Part 2 Annex B, Method 3;

Evaluation of imperfections found during inspection


1. allow exemptions from EN 13445 Part 2 Annex B, where lower temperatures or thicker plates or higher strength steels are used


2. calculate component safety and service life for components with cracked imperfections at short notice and ensure component safety


Application of fracture mechanics analysis within the framework of method 3 of EN 134452 or EN 13480-2