Guidebook supplement explains ASME code clarification
Guidance to the ASME Section I Boiler Code as it pertains to the use of magnetic level gages to indicate boiler water level.
The Clark-Reliance Corporation has published guidance to the ASME Section I Boiler Code as it pertains to the use of magnetic level gages to indicate boiler water level. Clarifications to the ASME Code for remote level indicators require a special configuration for magnetic level gages (MLGs). The standard use of a MLG from most gage manufacturers may result in a Code violation and a safety hazard. It includes the 2015 Code changes and CSD-1 requirements as well as recommendations from Section 7. The guidebook lists the most common non-compliant drum level equipment arrangements and recommended solutions.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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