The Jiading, China-based facility of Watlow has earned certificates of authorization from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors. The certificates authorize the manufacturer of complete thermal systems to apply U, R and NB stamps on its pressure vessels, flange immersion and circulation heaters.
The AMSE BPVC Certification Program confirms that certified companies comply with the rules governing the design, fabrication, assembly and inspection of boiler and pressure vessel components during construction. Products manufactured by ASME BPVC holders are certified and stamped with the certification mark in accordance with applicable ASME BPVC section.
The ‘U’ or ‘U Part’ certificate designates that the facility’s pressure vessels, flange immersion and circulation heaters meet the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC), Section VIII, Division I requirements.
Having earned the ‘R’ stamp certificate of authorization and certificate of authorization to register ‘NB’ from The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, Watlow’s Jiading facility can perform repair or alteration of pressure vessels, flange immersion heaters, circulation heaters and other pressure-related items. The marks certify that Watlow’s Jiading facility can apply both the ‘R’ and ‘NB’ stamp, and register pressure vessels, flange immersion and circulation heaters or other pressure retaining items with the National Board.