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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter QPart 162Subpart 162.018 → §162.018-6


Title 46: Shipping
PART 162—ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT
Subpart 162.018—Safety Relief Valves, Liquefied Compressed Gas


§162.018-6   Marking.

(a) Each safety relief valve shall be plainly marked by the manufacturer with the required data in such a way that the marking will not be obliterated in service. The marking may be stamped on the valve or stamped or cast on a plate securely fastened to the valve. The marking shall include the following data:

(1) The name or identifying trademark of the manufacturer.

(2) Manufacturer's design or type number.

(3) Size __ inches. (The pipe size of the valve inlet).

(4) Set pressure __ p.s.i.

(5) Rated capacity __ cubic feet per minute of the gas or vapor (at 60 °F. and 14.7 p.s.i.a.).

(6) Coast Guard approval number. The minimum wording for showing approval shall be “USCG 162.018/*  *” or “USCG 162.018-*  *”.

*  *Number to be assigned by the Commanding Officer, USCG Marine Safety Center.

(b) [Reserved]

[CGFR 68-82, 33 FR 18908, Dec. 18, 1968, as amended by USCG-2001-10224, 66 FR 48620, Sept. 21, 2001]

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