Entries by Cameron A. Sterling

CRN Number Acquisition Help

“…unless pressure equipment is exempt from legislation, it needs to be properly registered with a CRN (Canadian Registration Number) before it can be legally operated.” Whether it is a fitting, pressure vessel, boiler, or piping system that you want to get CRN registration for, Cammar Corporation can help with the design and evaluation so it […]

When CRN Numbers Are Not Required

In the previous two articles of this series, we discussed what a CRN (Canadian Registration Number) number is, and why they’re necessary.  In this article, we’re going to start talking about instances when pressure equipment does not need a CRN, and about how this is important to consider. In Canada, except for federal facilities, pressure […]

Are CRN Numbers Needed

“…more than 50% of 10,000 applications for registration in 2014 were deficient…” “…it’s unclear how new programs, without a proactive third party detailed examination of each design, can remedy this statistic.” This is the second article in the Canadian Registration Number (CRN) series. The first article, “CRN: What’s in a Number”, outlined CRN numbers, the […]

What is a CRN Number?

“One Canadian Registration Number (CRN Number) can represent millions of individual items…” Canadian Registration Numbers (CRN numbers) identify unique pressure equipment designs for use in Canada, and must meet requirements.  Each design concept has a unique number.  One Canadian Registration Number can represent millions of individual items, each with a different serial number, that all […]

What is Pressure Equipment in Canada?

Canadian jurisdictions have enacted laws to protect the public where there is danger.  And pressure equipment is potentially extremely dangerous.  Even a small air receiver, with an internal pressure of just 230 psig, has the explosive energy of about 1 lb of dynamite.  It’s defined somewhat differently across Canada, but Alberta has some pressure equipment […]