2021 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

ASME's BPVC standards provide the single largest source of technical data used in the manufacturing, construction, and operation of boilers & pressure vessels. Fueled by the foresight of leading industry experts, the BPVC standards are designed to meet the needs of a changing world.

Access our 2021 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Webinar

The rapid evolution of technology requires careful monitoring. As new materials, products, systems and services arise, ASME works with leading experts across industry to update its Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, releasing a new edition every two years. Explore essential changes and additions across all areas of the 2021 edition in the unabridged version of our newly released webinar video. Or visit one of the below BPVC areas to watch a webinar on its specific updates:

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Explore new sections, articles, information, and more on BPVC.

BPVC Areas


Explore the single largest source of technical data used in the manufacturing, construction, and operation of boilers.

Pressure Vessels

Discover detailed construction requirements across fired and unfired pressure vessels.


Examine essential construction requirements that cover past, present & future nuclear reactor technology.

Service & Reference

Access material properties, testing data & more, referenced across BPVC.

Code Cases

Learn about approved exceptions and alternatives to standard construction requirements across BPVC.

Significant Changes

Review the most significant changes and additions within the 2021 edition of BPVC

2021 ASME BPVC Complete Set

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