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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter JPart 112Subpart 112.55 → §112.55-15


Title 46: Shipping
PART 112—EMERGENCY LIGHTING AND POWER SYSTEMS
Subpart 112.55—Storage Battery Installation


§112.55-15   Capacity of storage batteries.

(a) A storage battery for an emergency lighting and power system must have the capacity—

(1) To close all watertight doors two times;

(2) To open all watertight doors once; and

(3) To carry the remaining emergency loads continuously for the time prescribed in §112.05-5(a), table 112.05-5(a).

(b) At the end of the time specified in paragraph (a) of this section, the potential of the storage battery must be at least 88 percent of the standard voltage.

[CGD 74-125A, 47 FR 15267, Apr. 8, 1982, as amended by CGD 94-108, 61 FR 28288, June 4, 1996; 61 FR 39695, July 30, 1996]

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