This specification provides the minimum requirements for pressure-retaining components of fluid conditioner fittings. It addresses the pressure-retaining component design, fabrication, rating, marking, and testing. Classification: Class I-fluid conditioner fitting meeting the requirements specified, and Class II - all other fluid conditioner fittings. All fluid conditioner fittings shall be pressure tested to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification provides the minimum requirements for pressure-retaining components of fluid conditioner fittings. It addresses the pressure-retaining component design, fabrication, rating, marking, and testing.
1.2 This specification is not intended to override any of the present fluid conditioner fitting specifications specific to devices such as strainers, filters, and traps but should be used for devices for which a specific specification does not apply.
1.3 This specification provides sufficient requirements to allow a fluid conditioner fitting to be used in the marine environment.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 7, 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.
D93 Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester
F722 Specification for Welded Joints for Shipboard Piping Systems
ANSIB31.1 Power Piping
fluid conditioner fittings; piping applications; pressure-retaining components; Thermoplastic pipe/tube/fittings--specifications; Copper alloy pipe--specifications; Copper tube--specifications; Elevated temperature tests; Fluid conditioner fittings; Nonferrous metals/alloys--specifications; Nonmetallic materials; Plastic shipping materials/applications--specifications; Pipe fittings; Plastic pipe/tubing/fittings--specifications; Pressure pipelines/piping systems--specifications; Pressure testing--marine (shipbuilding) applications; Reinforced thermosetting-resin pipe (RTRP)--specifications; Seamless Cu/Cu alloy tube--specifications; Shipbuilding piping materials--specifications; Shipbuilding steel pipe materials--specifications;
ICS Number Code 23.040.45 (Plastic fittings)
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