ASME Code services & certification
The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) is a globally recognised standard for construction of pressure vessels, piping and components for nuclear facilities.
Receiving a certificate of authorisation and the certification mark stamp from ASME ensures your equipment is safe and compliant for use. To apply the ASME certification mark to a piece of equipment, a manufacturer must first be audited and authorised by ASME to perform the work. This is done along with an authorised inspection agency. Click here to learn more about this process.
The code requires businesses in a range of sectors to request inspections from authorised inspection agencies like Lloyd’s Register. Updates to the code are issued every two years.
What are the benefits of ASME Code?
ASME Code ensures you adhere to the very latest health and safety measures in your industry. It offers insight on how to reduce accidents to safeguard staff, while also protecting your valuable assets onsite.
Quality control and efficiency
ASME Code stamped equipment is a mark of quality that demonstrates your organisation’s commitment to maintaining the highest working practices. With better quality control comes improved efficiency as you develop and maintain performance-based standards.
Compliance and a commitment to excellence
ASME Code provides a framework to manage your regulatory and legal obligations. Implementing a robust system can help to deliver stakeholder confidence, thereby improving your brand reputation and providing a competitive advantage when bidding for contracts.
Need help with the ASME Code?
As a leading provider of ASME Code inspection services across a broad spectrum of industries, Lloyd’s Register offers access to provide inspections, training and support in understanding and implementing code requirements to enable your pressure equipment to comply with standards.
Whether you are a manufacturer applying for a new ASME certificate(s) of authorisation or already an ASME certificate holder wishing to transfer from an existing authorised inspection agency, we work with you every step of the way.
We provide authorised inspection agency services* for all sections of the ASME BPVC including Sections I, III, Divisions 1,2 & 3, IV, VIII Divisions 1, 2 & 3, X, XI, and XII.
Why work with us?
Decades of experience
Since 1973 Lloyd’s Register has been providing expert ASME inspection services to organisations of all sizes around the globe, enhancing operations and supporting their economic and commercial goals.
We have specialist ASME authorised inspection agency personnel including boiler/pressure vessel and nuclear inspectors and supervisors available to offer insightful knowledge. Our inspectors are well known for their sector-specific knowledge and expertise, which means you can be confident that they'll understand the manufacturing challenges you face and oversee Code requirements are met.
Your business helps LR to help others
The profits we generate fund the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a charity which supports science and engineering-related research, education and public engagement around everything we do. All of this helps us stand by the purpose that drives us every single day: Working together for a safer world.
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