China Cooperation Network of ASME Code Items (CACI) was established on March 28, 1994. It is a branch of China Petroleum & Petrochemical Equipment Industry Association (CPEIA) with independent business and finance. Therefore, CACI uses another name of ASME Code Product Committee of CPEIA inside China
CACI registers in State Ministry of Civil Affairs. It is a countrywide and non-benefit organization. CACI now has 220members, including manufacturing enterprises, design and research institutes and inspection agents, all of them are using ASME Code in their business.
CACI establishes a Board of Directors;the President of the 6th Board of Directors is Mr. Lin Gang , the Executive Vice President of CPEIA,the Secretary-General is Mr. Yang Shuangquan, the Secretary-General of CPEIA and the Vice Secretary-General is Mr. Gao Chao.
the Vice Presidents are:
Ms. Jiang Shangqing, Deputy Director of Science and Environmental Protection Dept of China Iron and Steel Association;
Mr. Sun Degang, Deputy Chief Engineer of Environmental Protection & Standard Dept. of CNPC;
Mr. Zhang Yanjun, Vice President of Harbin Boiler Company Limited;
Mr. Zhao Dawei, Vice President of Hangzhou Hangyang Stock Co., Ltd.;
Mr. Shen Baojun, Vice Chief Engineer of Dalian Bingshan Group Jinzhou Heavy Machinery Co., Ltd.
Mr. Xu Xueyuan, Chief Engineer of Shanghai Boiler Works Co.; Ltd.
Mr. Li Shurui, Executive Vice President of Research Institute of Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation;
Mr.Zhang Kai, Chief Engineer of Lanzhou LS Heavy Equipment Corporation Ltd.
The Honorary President is Mr. Zhao Mingsheng, the former Vice Minister of Ministry of Machinery Industry.
The Special Consultant are Mr. Xu Yuzhong and Mr. Zhao Zhiming.
The Consultants are Mr. Dai Shuhe, Ms. Yang Xiaozhao and Mr. Shou Binan
The Aim of CACI：
Through communion, cooperation and service, by way of harmonization and organization in material, design, manufacture, testing, inspection and completion as well as through training, technology exchange and consult activities to inprove the product quality and level in China boiler & pressure vessel industry, and to promote Chinese product made in compliance with ASME Codes to enter international market.
The Main Work of CACI
To organize the famous experts within the industry to translate part ASME Boiler & Pressure Codes into Chinese under the License Agreement between ASME and CACI, then to publish and issue these Chinese Version of ASME Codes.
we have translated, published and issued 19 volumes (sections) of ASME BPVC. They are:
Section I Power Boilers
Section II Part A Ferrous Material Specifications
Section II Part B Nonferrous Material Specifications
Section II Part C Specification for Welding Rods, Electrodes and Filler Metals
Section II Part D Properties (metric)
Section IV Heating Boilers
Section V Nondestructive Examination
Section VIII, Div. 1 Pressure Vessels
Section VIII, Div. 2 Alternative Rules
Section VIII, Div. 3 Alternative Rules for High Pressure Vessels
Section IX Welding & Brazing Qualifications
Section XII Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks
Code Case– Boilers and Pressure Vessels
ASME B 31.1 Power Piping
ASME B 31.3 Process Piping
ASME B16.5 Piping Flanges and Flanged Piping fittings
ASME B36.10M Welded and Seamless Wrought Steel Pipe
NQA-1Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications (QA)
To provide service to the members, to provide technical consultance for relative enterprises and institutions, to build the bridges and plate between
famous experts and enterprises for technical exchange;
To help the members and relative enterprises to purchase English Version of ASME Codes and other American Publications, to provide help in contacting with inspection agent for ASME certifying;
To organize seminars and training for ASME Codes application and technical exchange so as to help relative personnel to understand and apply ASME Codes correctly, and to solve the problems arising in application;
To publish <ASME in China> (Quarterly) regularly. It contains Codes Introduction, Translation Forum, Technique Forum, Code Material, Product
Certification, and CACI Activities. Generally speaking, <ASME in China> disseminates the application of ASME Codes in China in all fields. To
introduce ASME publications, to provide the basic information of our members, to promote the mutual exchange between members. It is an
authoritative internal issue in the field of ASME Codes research and application in China;
To publish and sell guidance books about ASME Codes, to help the enterprises and institutes to have a better understanding in ASME Codes application, research and certifying, such as <A Modern English-Chinese Pressure Equipment Dictionary>，<Guidance in ASME Certifying >,
To establish close relationship with ASME Headquarter and BPVE Committee, to feedback the problems in ASME Codes application in China
give suggestions, according to requirement, to invite foreign experts and ASME authorized inspection agent to host relative seminars or to have tecnical exchange activities, to organize exchange between foreign engineering enterprises and Chinese enterprises; to introduce the capacity & capability of Chinese ASME Certificate Holders to the large engineering enterprises and relative associations both inside and outside of China;
To build and maintain CACI website（www.caci.org.cn）to extend CACI’s influence, and to promote cooperation both in China and abroad.