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DUARTE, CA (November 1, 2013) – Delafield Corporation has reached another milestone by obtaining ASME U-Stamp certification after meeting the guidelines set forth in ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) Section VIII Division 1.

In order to obtain ASME U-Stamp certification, Delafield Corporation underwent extensive inspections of internal procedures and fabrication processes at several levels of the organization. This included overview of design calculations; certification of ASME-approved materials; certification of welders; and multiple reviews by an independent ASME-authorized inspector of assembly, inspection, and non-destructive testing of final products. Products accepted by the authorized inspector bear the appropriate stamped symbol on a nameplate affixed to each vessel.

Obtaining ASME certification emphasizes Delafield Corporation’s ongoing commitment to its quality program and assures that the products manufactured at Delafield Corporation’s facility in Los Angeles are among the safest and most reliable products for any particular design application.

ASME certification is an extension of Delafield Corporation’s already stellar quality management system that includes ISO 9001, AS9100, PED, CSA, and API Spec Q1 certifications for the industrial; aviation; space; defense; power and energy; and oil and gas markets. ASME certification will definitely enhance Delafield Corporation’s future offerings to a variety of customers, especially those in the oil and gas industries.

With the addition of this new certification, Delafield Corporation’s current fabrication standards include:

Pressure Vessels
ASME Section VIII Division 1

Piping & Hoses
ASME B31.1 and ASME B31.3
Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC
American Petroleum Institute (API) 1529
Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved CNG Hoses
ISO 10380

Welding Qualifications
ASME Section IX
American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 and AWS D1.6
AWS D17.1 and 17.3

Welding Processes & Technologies
PED Welding
GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) (MIG)
FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)
SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) (Stick)
GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) (TIG)

About ASME BPVC Sec. VIII, Div. 1
Since 1916, ASME (founded as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers) has accredited companies to certify that their products, services and quality systems comply with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC), which establishes the rules governing the design, fabrication, and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels during manufacture and assembly. The ASME Code Stamp is regarded as a hallmark of acceptance and certification, and it indicates that the product conforms to the latest edition of the ASME BPVC. The ASME Code Stamp is accepted in over 100 countries as a means of meeting governmental safety regulations.

About Delafield Corporation
Providing quality customer service for over 60 years, Delafield Corporation is an ISO 9001, AS9100, and ISO/TS 29001 Certified Company and an API Spec Q1 Registered Organization. It specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of fluid systems and components. In addition to being a Parker full line distributor, Delafield Corporation is a Parker authorized CNG hose assembly stocking fabricator, capable of delivering everything from connectors and hoses to custom-designed hydraulic power units and pneumatic systems. Solid teamwork and an experienced, knowledgeable staff allow the company to help its customers from inception through completion in all their project needs. More information can be found at its website (

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