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(Revision of ASME B31.4-2012) Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquids and Slurries ASME Code for Pressure Piping, B31 AN AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD sti nity eats ies ies aig, lesions ial “pj imma: ig wi, she aio ty es BUR Sas Parag ASME B31.4-2016 (Revision of ASME B31.4-2012) Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquids and Slurries ASME Code for Pressure Piping, B31 AN AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARD The American Society of aU TUT Two Park Avenue * New York, NY * 10016 USA Date of Issuance: March 31, 2016 ‘The next edition of this Code is scheduled for publication in 2019. This Code will become effective 6 months after the Date of Issuance. ASME issues written replies to Inquiries concerning interpretations of technical aspects of this Code. Interpretations, Code Cases, and errata are published on the ASME Web site under the Committee Pages at http://cstools.asme.org/ as they are issued. Enata to codes and standards may be posted on the ASME Web site under the Committee Pages to provide corrections to incorrectly published items, or to correct typographical or grammatical ertors in codes and standards. Such errata shall be used on the date posted. The Committee Pages can be found at hitp://cstools asme.org/. There is an option available to automatically receive an e-mail notification when etata are posted to a particular code or standard. Tis option canbe found on the appropriate Commitee Page after selecting “Errata” inthe "Publication Information” section. ASME is the registrec trademark of The American Saciely of Mechanical Engineers. This cade of standard was developed under procecures accreted! as meeting the esiteia for American National ‘Standards, The Stencercs Commitee thet approved the code or standard was balenced to assure that incu from ‘competent and concemed interests have had an opportunity fo participate, The proposed code o stancen! wes mace ‘veleble for public review and comment that provides an opportunityfor ecdtional public input rom industry, academia, regulatory agencies, anc the public-atarge, [ASHE dows not “epprove, “at,” or “endorse” any item, construction, proprietary deve, or activity ASME does not rake any position with respect to the valcity of any patent rights asserted in conection with eny items mentioned in this document, and does not uncertake to insure eryoneutllzing a standard against Labi for Infingement of any applicable letters patent, nor assumes any such Baby. Users of 2 coe or standard are expressly ‘advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infingement of such rights, Is tentrely their onn responsibilty Patipation by federal agency representatve(s) or person(s) affliated with Industry fs ot to be Interpreted os gevemment oF incustry endorsement ofthis code or stancara ASHE accepts responsibly fr only those Interpretations ofthis document Issued in accordance with the established ASME procedures and policies, which precludes the issuance of interprettion by individuals. No part ofthis document may be reproduced in 2ay form, in an electronic reieval system or atherwise, without the prior witen permission ofthe publisher The American Society of Mechanical Engineers “wo Pak Bere, New York, NY 100165990 Copyright © 2026 by ‘THE AMERICAN SOCIEIY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS lights reserve Printed in U.S.A ari li ily a ny ee ‘igi ‘ie i ntl Geh alt it mei ta wa aati Wiles “akg,