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ASME Code Services & certification

Ensuring safe and compliant equipment ready for use

Updated every two years, the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) is a globally recognised standard for the 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.

The latest update to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code was released in July 2023.

Our ASME Code Services

As an ASME accredited authorised inspection agency, our team of experts provide inspections, training and support in understanding and implementing code requirements to enable your pressure equipment to comply with standards.

Globally recognised accreditations

LRQA holds a range of accreditations that enable the delivery of services in line with global and national schemes, codes, standards and regulations including ASME.

A respected partner

Our inspectors are authorised to undertake reviews in accordance with global and regional industry standards, including ASME, that follow international best practices.

Compliance & certification services

From EU Directives and National Regulations to international codes and standards, such as ASME, LRQA offers a wide range of services that support your compliance journey.

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Supply chain assurance

We can work closely with you to provide services across your supply chain, helping you maintain quality, compliance, and integrity at every stage.

Why work with us?

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Global reach, local insight

LRQA offers specialist inspection & assurance services in over 80 countries, including ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, helping clients in every sector. Our team of over 1,500 inspection experts utilises extensive local sector knowledge to help thousands of clients safely and sustainably establish best practices.

Consistent approach

We work with you, to gain a comprehensive understanding of your business including your ASME needs. Using our broad expertise and continued support, we ensure that your suppliers, equipment, processes, and projects perform in line with expectations and comply with relevant laws, regulations, and best practices.

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Flexible delivery

In many cases, our services can be delivered on-site or remotely using safe and secure technology. If you opt for our remote delivery methods, you’ll receive the same high-quality service with several added benefits, including flexibility, fast delivery and access to global expertise.

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We’ve led the way in shaping our industry and continue to expand our services and expertise by collaborating with clients, acquiring businesses, and forming new partnerships. The result is a unique and connected portfolio of services – including ASME - that can help you ensure complete product integrity.


What we think

LRQA's experts regularly share their research and insights.