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An overview of our complete seminar program 2017 in Brussels:

Seminar Title Date
BR1 ASME Code -
4 Dec. 2017
BR2 ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1 - Pressure Vessels 5 Dec. 17
BR3 ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1 - Design Calculation 6-7 Dec. 17
BR4 ASME Code Section IX - Welding 11 Dec. 17
BR5 ASME Code Section III and NQA-1 - Nuclear Codes 12-13 Dec. 17
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BR2: ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1 - Pressure Vessels

CIS ASME TÜV Thüringen Group

Tuesday, 5 Dec. 2017 /  9:00 - 17:00

Download.pdf ASME Seminare

580,- €

Venue: Atomium Brussels



This course provides for a detailed introduction to ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1 for Pressure Vessels. Scope, setup, and use of this Code book are presented. The focus is on Quality Control, Ordering of Vessels, Material, Fabrication, Examination, Inspection, Testing, Assembly and Overpressure Protection. Examples provide for a better understanding of important contents. The seminar is designed to address project planning, purchasing, sales, quality control, material procurement, design, fabrication, examination, and inspection.

The seminar language is English.

Overview of the topics:

  • Guide to ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1

  • How to become a certified „ASME Stampholder“

  • Design registration and approvals

  • Manufacturer´s duties and responsibilities

  • Structure, scope and use of Section VIII

  • Materials (ASME/ASTM)

  • Material selection and properties

  • Impact testing, heat treatment, exemptions

  • Fabrication and welding

  • Nondestructive examination

  • Inspection

  • Pressure test, documentation and marking

  • Overpressure Protection

  • Edition 2017: important changes

Seminar Instructor:

Tim Verresen | E-Mail:

Tim Verresen is an experienced inspector for stationary pressure retaining components and transport tanks. He started his career as a chemical plant operator at BASF, continued in the field of NDE at SGS and in the inspection business at Bureau Veritas. He qualified as an ASME Authorized Inspector in 2008 and as an Authorized Nuclear Inspector in 2010. Tim has a wide range of skills and experience regarding ASME inspections and audits, non-destructive testing, in-service inspection and repairs. His experience covers pressure vessels, steam generators, transport tanks, pipelines, nuclear components and safety valves. Since 2012 Tim has been qualified as an Authorized Inspector Supervisor and Auditor. He performs audits of manufacturers and assists them in preparing their ASME Certification. Tim has also been certified as an inspector for PED 97/23/EC by TÜV Thüringen e.V. since 2013.

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