This specification covers the design and material requirements as well as the construction strainer boxes used in ships' bilges and other tank locations requiring trash protection for suction pipes and pumps. Materials covered by this specification are Types 1 and 2 strainer boxes, which shall be manufactured free of defects, burrs, and sharp edges, and with dimensions conforming to the requirements specified. The strainer boxes shall be hot galvanized after fabrication.
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1.1 This specification covers the design, materials, and construction of strainer boxes for use in ships' bilges and other such tank locations that require trash protection for suction pipes and pumps.
1.2 This specification covers pipe sizes from NPS 1½ through NPS 16 (see Note 1).
Note 1—The dimensionless designator NPS (nominal pipe size) has been substituted in this specification for such traditional terms as “nominal diameter,” “size,” and “nominal size.”
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel
A123/A123M Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
F593 Specification for Stainless Steel Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Studs
F594 Specification for Stainless Steel Nuts
F708 Practice for Design and Installation of Rigid Pipe Hangers
American Welding Society Standard
AWSD1.3 Structural Welding Code--Sheet Steel
Bilges; Hot-dip (galvanized) coatings--specifications; Shipbuilding steel materials--specifications; Shipbuilding steel pipe materials--specifications; Strainers; Suction strainer boxes; Tanks--specifications;
ICS Number Code 47.020.30 (Piping systems)
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