Ohio Solder Joint Pressure Fitting Code for Cast Copper Alloy 2018

Ohio Solder Joint Pressure Fitting Code for Cast Copper Alloy 2018 Adoption Info

Effective Dates January 1, 2018 – Present

Adopts with Amendments ASME B16.18-2018 Standard for Cast Copper Alloy Solder Joint Pressure Fittings

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Overview ASME B16.18 is a standard developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) that provides guidelines and requirements for the design, materials, dimensions, and testing of cast copper alloy solder joint pressure fittings. These fittings are commonly used in plumbing systems to join copper pipes and ensure a leak-proof seal.

The 2018 Ohio Solder Joint Pressure Fitting Code for Cast Copper Alloy is based on ASME B16.18-2018 with Ohio-specific amendments. This code sets the minimum standards for the installation, maintenance, and inspection of solder joint pressure fittings made from cast copper alloy within the state of Ohio. The Ohio-specific amendments include additional provisions tailored to the unique needs and conditions of plumbing systems in Ohio, ensuring safety and reliability.