Fitness-For-Service (FFS) Evaluation

Definition(s)


Fitness-For-Service (FFS) Evaluation

A methodology whereby flaws and other deterioration/damage or operating conditions contained within a pressure vessel are assessed in order to determine the integrity of the vessel for continued service.

Source: API 510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration, Tenth Edition, May 2014, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards