This specification provides the minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, pressure rating, marking, and testing of steam traps and drains. Hydrostatic proof test, hydrostatic production shell test, steam production shell test, air production shell test, operational check steam test, and performance characteristics test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification provides the minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, pressure rating, marking, and testing of steam traps and drains.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion of this specification. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B31.1 Power Piping
SP-51 150 lb Corrosion Resisting Cast Flanges and Flanged Fittings
ASMEBoilerandPressur elding and Brazing Qualifications
fluid discharge; steam drains; steam traps; valve; Drains; Hydrostatic testing; Marine systems/subsystems/equipment--specifications; Pressure testing--marine (shipbuilding) applications; Shipbuilding piping materials--specifications; Shipbuilding steel pipe materials--specifications; Steam traps; Traps;
ICS Number Code 47.020.30 (Piping systems)
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