by Brian R. Macejko, P.E. / May 01, 2019

The next edition of the API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 (API 579) Fitness-For-Service (FFS) standard is currently scheduled to be released in 2020. Three previous editions of the document have been published, and the committee has made tremendous progress towards continued improvements and enhancements in several critical areas. The intent of this article is to provide a high-level overview of what to expect with the next edition of API 579 as well as to provide insight regarding the future direction of the FFS standard.  (EEPub126)