Piping codes and standards are issued from various standardization organizations:
- AFNOR-French Norms
- ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
- BS-British Standards
- SCC-Canadian Norms
- DIN- German Norms
- EN - Euronorm
- GOST - Russian Norms
- ISO - International Organization for Standardization
- JIS - Japanese Standards
- NACE - The Corrosion Society
- SASO - Saudi Arabian Standards Organization
- UNI- Italian Standards
In general the organizations have committees with representatives from the industry, manufacturers, professional groups, users, government agencies, insurance companies etc.
The committees are responsible for maintaining, updating and reviewing the codes and revisions are published regularly.
Note! In general it is important that piping professionals stay informed with the latest revisions.
Piping codes and standards - ASME, ANSI, ASTM, AGA, API, AWWA, BS, ISO, DIN and more..
ASME is one of the leading organizations in the world developing codes and standards.
ASTM International - American Society for Testing and Materials - is a scientific and technical organization that develops and publishes voluntary standards on the characteristics of material, products, systems and services.
British Standards institute - BSi.
DIN - the German Institute for Standardization.
ISO - the International Organization for Standardization.
Japanese Standards Association - JSA.