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An overview of our complete seminar program 2020 in Brussels:

Seminar Title Date
B1 ASME Code - Introduction 7 Dec. '20
B2 ASME Code Section VIII, Division 1 - Design Workshop 7 - 9 Dec. '20
B3 ASME B16.34 - Valves 7 Dec. '20
B4 ASME B31.3 and B31.1 - Piping 8 Dec. '20
B5 ASME Code Section V - NDE Procedures and Personnel 8 Dec. '20
B6 Material Requirements of the ASME Code 8 Dec. '20
B7 CAESAR II for Users 9 Dec. '20
B8 ASME Code Section III and NQA-1 - Nuclear Codes 9 - 11 Dec. '20
B9 PV Elite for User 10 - 11 Dec. '20
B10 ASME Code Section IX - Welding 10 Dec. '20
B11 ASME Code and PED Requirements 11 Dec. '20
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B3: ASME B16.34 - Valves

Monday, 7 December 2020 / 9:00 - 17:00

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590,- €

Venue: Hotel Novotel City Centre, Brussels, Belgium



ASME B16.34 is the most recognized standard for flanged, bolted or welding end valves worldwide. In this seminar you will learn all important requirements regarding dimensions, tolerances, design, fabrication, testing, marking and the declaration of conformity. Important aspects are the determination of the minimum wall thicknesses of valves and the correct material selection with regard to Piping Codes B31.1 and B31.3 as well as ASME Code Sections I and III. Further key topics include manufacturer´s standards for valves and registration according to CSA B51 in Canada.

The seminar language is English.

Overview of the topics:

  • General requirements for valves, fittings and other safety relevant equipment

  • Pressure-Temperature Ratings

  • Responsibilities and duties of valve manufacturers and operators when selecting valves according to ASME B16.34, Manufacturer's Standard and/or ASME Construction Codes

  • Manufacturer's Standard requirements for valves

  • ASME Construction Codes I, III, IV, VIII requirements for safety relevant equipment

  • Requirements of the Canadian authorities for equipment according to CSA B51

  • Required marking

  • Material selection

  • Dimensions & tolerances

  • Fabrication

  • Nondestructive examination

  • Pressure testing (hydrostatic pressure test and alternatives)

Seminar Instructors:

Dipl.-Ing. Marcel Meronk (ANIS) | Phone: +49 201 74 72 75-24 | E-Mail:

Dr. Dirk KoelblMarcel Meronk is an experienced ASME Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor at CIS GmbH and has provided consulting services and performed third party inspections of boilers, pressure vessels as well as nuclear facilities since 2006. He started his career in technical inspections at the TÜV Nord Group and specialized in the ASME Code business while working for One/TÜV/BV. His qualifications include certifications as welding engineer, as certified welding inspector and certificates in the four NDT test methods RT, MT, PT and VT. Marcel Meronk has many years of experience in conducting public and customer-specific seminars on a wide range of ASME related topics as well as other international Codes and Standards.

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