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Subchapter E. BOILERS INSTALLED PRIOR TO JULY 1, 1916, AND UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSELS AND POWER BOILERS INSTALLED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 1937


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3a.131.    Allowable working pressure.
3a.132.    Fusible plugs.
3a.133.    Repair and replacement.
3a.134.    Weighted safety valves.

§ 3a.131. Allowable working pressure.

 The ASME Code governs calculation of allowable working pressure.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  3a.3 (relating to scope).

§ 3a.132. Fusible plugs.

 Fire-actuated fusible plugs may be used if the plugs conform to the requirements of Sections A19—A21, Appendix A, section I of the ASME Code. The plugs must be replaced annually.

§ 3a.133. Repair and replacement.

 Repairs or replacements to fittings or appliances must comply with the requirements for installations in the ASME Code and ASME/CSD1.

§ 3a.134. Weighted safety valves.

 Weighted safety values may not be used on boilers or unfired pressure vessels.



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