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INTERPRETATIONS TO ASME B16.34
(These interpretations are not part of ASME 816.34-1996 and are included for information only. These
interpretations apply to the 1988 and earlier editions and the requirements cited may be different in this Edition.
Therefore, some replies may not be valid in regards to this Edition.)
As a service to persons who use the B16 standards,
B16 Committee renders interpretations of the
requirements upon request. The procedure for requesting an interpretation is described in the following
The interpretations include all replies
which have been approved
by the B16 Main Committee
response to inquiries concerning interpretation
of this Standard.
An interpretation applies either to the Edition
and Addenda in effect on the date of issuance of the
interpretation or the Edition
and Addenda stated
in the interpretation. Subsequent revisions to this
Standard may supersede the interpretation.
PROCEDURE FOR REQUESTING INTERPRETATIONS
Upon request, the B16 Committee will render an interpretation
of any requirement of this Standard.
Interpretations can only
be rendered in response to a written request, which should
be addressed to:
Secretary, BI6 Main Committee
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Three Park Avenue
New York. NY 10016-5990
The request for interpretation should be clear
and unambiguous. It is further recommended that the
(a) Subject. Cite the applicable paragraph number(s) and/or give a concise description
of the subject.
(b) Question. Phrase the question as a request for an interpretation
of a specific requirement suitable
for general understanding and use, not as a request for an approval
of a proprietary design or situation.
The inquirer may also include any plans
or drawings which are necessary
to explain the question;
however, they should not contain proprietary names
Requests which are not in this for