June 1, 2018 Bradford White
What is ASME?
ASME stands for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Its purpose in the plumbing industry is to regulate the design and construction standards for commercial boilers and pressure vessels (water heaters and storage tanks).
Where is ASME required?
ASME certification is commonly required for job specifications in hospitals, schools, factories, and manufacturing plants. Please be aware that ASME requirements vary by state.
Typically required on products with 1 or more of the following (varies by state):
This is one example of a seal or stamp that will appear on ASME approved products or their documentation. There are other versions depending on the type of ASME certification required.