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Driven Piles Installation Specification
This Practice describes requirements for supplying, transporting, handling, installing, and testing driven load-bearing piles. Pile types covered in this Practice are as follows a. Steel pipe piles b. Concrete-filled thin shell piles c. Steel H-piles d. Step taper piles e. Prestressed/precast concrete piles f. Timber piles This Practice is not applicable for sheet piles.
Pipeline Project Documentation Requirements
This Practice provides guidance for the application of the PIP PLD00001, Pipeline Project Documentation Requirements. It establishes the process for selecting project deliverables required at project completion to support ongoing operations and maintenance of assets. Companies may adopt this Practice for internal use and utilize the Pipeline Project Deliverables list as needed.
This Practice provides guidelines for specifying gaskets used with circular flanges for pressurized equipment and piping. It describes guidelines for use of gaskets with the following types of flanges a. Standard flanges in accordance with ASME B16.1, B16.5, B16.42, or B16.47 b. Custom flanges designed in accordance with Code, Division 1 Appendix 2 or Division 2, Paragraph 4.16 or Part 5 This Practice applies to all of the following a. Common gasket styles contained between flat (planar) flange surfaces b. Double jacketed, spiral wound, grooved metal with covering layer, corrugated metal, and sheet gaskets c. Design conditions not greater than the standard flange rating or the manufacturer’s published gasket rating if more restrictive This Practice does not address the following a. Confined gaskets, i.e., gaskets contained in grooves (e.g., ring joint, tongue and groove, male-female, spiral wound without retaining rings, etc.) b. Self-actuated gaskets (e.g., “o”-rings) c. Proprietary gasket styles d. Other types of gaskets not specifically covered in this Practice e. Cyclic service as defined for vessels in accordance with ASME Section VIII, Division 2, Paragraph 5.5.2, Screening Criteria for Fatigue Analysis (cyclic service is defined as requiring a fatigue analysis) and for piping by ASME B31.3 Paragraph 300.2, Severe Cyclic Service definition. The guidelines in this Practice are intended to a. Improve process containment; b. Reduce risk of personnel exposure; c. Enhance blowout prevention; d. Improve bolted joint reliability; and e. Provide for gasket standardization Specific services, environments, or situations may require considerations that take precedence over the guidelines of this Practice.
Electrical Power System Event Reporting Guideline
This Practice addresses the reporting and analyzing of electrical events associated with the electrical power delivery system(s) for process industries. These events can affect the dependability of the electrical system. Adverse electrical system events can cause safety, environmental, and economic impact to employees, surrounding communities, and businesses. Understanding the relationship between electrical system dependability and the adverse impact due to events can help to improve the electrical power delivery system. Methods to calculate the effect of electrical events associated with the electrical power delivery system(s) for process industries are described within this Practice. The means to collect, store, calculate, and report data from electrical events can be by means of commercial software or maintenance management software as chosen by the owner. Existing utility-based metrics for both distribution and transmission systems will be reviewed as to their applicability for use in the process industry environment. Reporting and analyzing events associated with electrical utilization equipment, e.g., electric motors, lighting, HVAC, etc., is outside the scope of this Practice. Electrical events associated with utilization equipment should, however, be reported and analyzed through the owner’s maintenance management system.
Clean In Place (CIP) System Specification
This Practice provides the minimum requirements for mechanical design and manufacturing of clean in place equipment. The clean in place system may be skid-mounted units or non modular, and shall consist of equipment, auxiliary systems, interconnecting piping, electrical and instrument components, controls, and support structures. Clean in place (CIP) equipment may include a broad range of designs for hygienic clean design processes. This Practice is intended to address basic requirements to purchase a CIP system. This Practice provides the framework for the user to provide data sheets, P&IDs, process data and any other supplemental specifications to define requirements for CIP equipment.
Pipeline Systems Valve Tag Number Designator System
This Practice provides the designator system for identifying PIP Pipeline Systems valve tag numbers for manually operated valves, and the requirements for each field within a designation. Designation requirements are provided for both PIP-developed and purchaser-developed valve tag numbers.
Trenching and Excavation for Pipelines
This Practice provides requirements for the installation of pipelines constructed in accordance with ASME B31.8, “Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems” and ASME B31.4, “Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquids and Slurries.” This Practice covers trenching and excavation for pipelines to be buried below existing grade to a depth of 6.1 m (20 feet) or less.
Pressure Testing of ASME B31.4 & B31.8 Metallic Piping
This Practice provides pressure testing procedures for pipelines designed and constructed to ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, hereinafter referred to as B31.8, and in accordance with DOT CFR 49 Part 192 Subpart J and ASME B31.4 Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquids and Slurries, hereinafter referred to as B31.4 and in accordance with DOT CFR 49 Part 195. This Practice describes the procedures, practices, and precautions to be used in pressure testing metallic pipelines in accordance with the Code, and describes requirements that are in addition to those of the Code.
Hygienic Process Liquid Spray Device Specification
This Practice provides the minimum requirements for the specification of spray devices in hygienic processes. Spray devices may include a broad range of designs for process applications. This Practice is intended to address basic requirements that are common for typical applications. The purchaser shall ensure that specifications are invoked and provided for specific applications that exceed the scope of this Practice. The purchaser may also provide data sheets, P&IDs, process data, and any other supplemental specifications needed to define the requirements for specific packaged equipment.
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