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e-CFR Data is current as of October 22, 2014

Title 46Chapter ISubchapter FPart 54 → Subpart 54.03


Title 46: Shipping
PART 54—PRESSURE VESSELS


Subpart 54.03—Low Temperature Operation


Contents
§54.03-1   Scope.
§54.03-5   General.

§54.03-1   Scope.

The pressure vessels for low temperature operation shall be as required by section VIII of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 54.01-1) as modified by this subpart.

[CGFR 68-82, 33 FR 18828, Dec. 18, 1968, as amended by USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65167, Oct. 31, 2008]

§54.03-5   General.

(a) Requirements for ferritic steels, high alloy steels, and heat treated ferritic steels are contained in §§54.25-10, 54.25-15, and 54.25-20 respectively of this subchapter.

(b) Requirements for toughness testing of material product forms and weldments (including weld procedure qualification and production toughness tests) are contained in subpart 54.05.

(c) Materials suitable for a given minimum service temperature may be used in warmer service. Steels differing in chemical composition, mechanical properties, or heat treatments from those specified may be specially approved by the Commandant. Similarly, aluminum alloys and other nonferrous materials not intended to be covered by these sections may be specially considered by the Commandant for service at any low temperature.

[CGFR 68-82, 33 FR 18828, Dec. 18, 1968, as amended by CGFR 69-127, 35 FR 9977, June 17, 1970]



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