This specification provides design, construction, and purchasing criteria for docking/drain plug and boss assemblies. Assemblies are intended for installation in shell, rudder, and tank bottom plate. Assemblies shall be installed at the lowest point of a tank or rudder for draining during dry docking. Docking plugs and bosses shall be classified as follows: type I - docking plug and bosses for plating from 8 to 15 mm, and type II - docking plug and bosses for plating greater than 15 to 38 mm. The procedure for installing docking/drain plug and boss assemblies are presented.
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1.1 This specification provides design, construction, and purchasing criteria for docking/drain plug and boss assemblies.
1.2 Assemblies are intended for installation in shell, rudder, and tank bottom plate from 8 through 38 mm.
1.3 Assemblies shall be installed at the lowest point of a tank or rudder for draining during dry docking.
1.4 The values stated in SI 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.
B164 Specification for Nickel-Copper Alloy Rod, Bar, and Wire
ANSIB2.1 Standard Pipe Threads Except Dryseal Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
boss assemblies; docking/drain plug; drydocking; rudder; shell; tank bottom plate ;
ICS Number Code 23.020.10 (Stationary containers and tanks)
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