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    TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - PERIODIC INSPECTION AND TESTING OF SEAMLESS STEEL GAS CYLINDERS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2002

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Intervals between periodic inspection and test
    4 List of procedures for periodic inspection and test
    5 Identification of cylinder and preparation for
       inspection and test
    6 External visual inspection
    7 Internal visual inspection
    8 Supplementary tests
    9 Inspection of cylinder neck
    10 Pressure test or ultrasonic test
    11 Inspection of valve
    12 Final operations
    13 Rejection and rendering cylinder unserviceable
    Annex A (informative) Gas cylinders manufactured according to
            National Regulations
    Annex B (normative) Inspection periods
    Annex C (normative) Description, evaluation of defects and
            conditions for rejection of seamless steel gas
            cylinders at time of visual inspection
    Annex D (normative) Procedure to be adopted when a cylinder
            valve is suspected to be obstructed
    Annex E (normative) Proof pressure test of gas cylinders
    Annex F (normative) Volumetric expansion testing of gas cylinders
    Annex G (normative) Ultrasonic test
    Annex H (informative) Inspection and maintenance of valves
            and their connections: recommended procedures
    Annex I (informative) List of commonly used gases corrosive
            to cylinder material
    Bibliography

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    Describes the requirements for periodic inspection and testing of seamless steel transportable gas cylinders (single or those from bundles) intended for compressed and liquefied gases under pressure, of water capacity from 0,5 l up to 150 l.

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    Committee PVE/3/7
    Development Note Supersedes BS 5430-1(1990) and 95/709637 DC. (04/2002) Supersedes 05/30136385 DC. (03/2006)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    07/30152563 DC : 0 BS 5306-3 - FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    BS 8562:2011 GAS CYLINDERS - IN SITU, NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION AND TESTING OF REFILLABLE SEAMLESS STEEL TUBES OF WATER CAPACITY BETWEEN 150 L AND 3000 L, USED FOR COMPRESSED GASES - SPECIFICATION
    BS 5306-3:2003 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    BS 5306-3:2017 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 3: COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS DD8489-1(2011) : 2011 FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATERMIST SYSTEMS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
    BS 341-4:2004 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CONTAINER VALVES - PART 4: PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
    11/30244843 DC : 0 BS 5306-4:2001+A1 - FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON DIOXIDE SYSTEMS
    BS 5306-4(2001) : 2001 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON DIOXIDE SYSTEMS
    BS 5306-4:2001+A1:2012 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Specification for carbon dioxide systems
    EEMUA 168 : 2010 GUIDE TO THE PRESSURE TESTING OF IN-SERVICE PRESSURISED EQUIPMENT
    17/30324854 DC : 0 BS 5306-3 - FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 3: COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    14/30295814 DC : 0 BS 8489-1 - FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATERMIST SYSTEMS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
    BS 8489-1:2016 FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATERMIST SYSTEMS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
    DEFSTAN 02-318(PT2)/1(2010) : 2010 NON-TRANSPORTABLE HIGH PRESSURE GAS CYLINDERS PERIODIC INSPECTION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE - PART 2: IN-SITU ON-BOARD TESTING OF HIGH PRESSURE GAS CYLINDERS
    DEFSTAN 02-318(PT2)/2(2017) : 2017 NON-TRANSPORTABLE HIGH PRESSURE GAS CYLINDERS PERIODIC INSPECTION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE - PART 2: IN-SITU ON-BOARD TESTING OF HIGH PRESSURE GAS CYLINDERS
    BS 5306-3:2009 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 3: COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CODE OF PRACTICE

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    EN 629-2 : 1996 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - 25E TAPER THREAD FOR CONNECTION OF VALVES TO GAS CYLINDERS - GAUGE INSPECTION
    ISO 11114-1:2012 Gas cylinders Compatibility of cylinder and valve materials with gas contents Part 1: Metallic materials
    EN 1964-1:1999/AC:1999 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF REFILLABLE TRANSPORTABLE SEAMLESS STEEL GAS CYLINDERS OF WATER CAPACITIES FROM 0.5 LITRE UP TO AND INCLUDING 150 LITRES - PART 1: CYLINDERS MADE OF SEAMLESS STEEL WITH AN RM VALUE OF LESS THAN 1100 MPA
    EN 1089-1 : 1996 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - GAS CYLINDER IDENTIFICATION (EXCLUDING LPG) - STAMPMARKING
    PREN 1964-2 : DRAFT 1998 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF REFILLABLE TRANSPORTABLE SEAMLESS STEEL GAS CYLINDERS FROM 0.5 LITRE UP TO AND INCLUDING 150 LITRES - TENSILE STRENGTH
    ISO 9303:1989 Seamless and welded (except submerged arc-welded) steel tubes for pressure purposes — Full peripheral ultrasonic testing for the detection of longitudinal imperfections
    EN 1964-3:2000 Transportable gas cylinders - Specification for the design and construction of refillable transportable seamless steel gas cylinders of water capacities from 0,5 litre up to and including 150 litres - Part 3: Cylinders made of seamless stainless steel with an Rm value of less than 1100 MPa
    ISO 13341:2010 Gas cylinders — Fitting of valves to gas cylinders
    EN ISO 11114-1:2012/A1:2017 GAS CYLINDERS - COMPATIBILITY OF CYLINDER AND VALVE MATERIALS WITH GAS CONTENTS - PART 1: METALLIC MATERIALS (ISO 11114-1: 2012/AMD 1:2017)
    EN 473:2008 Non-destructive testing - Qualification and certification of NDT personnel - General principles
    EN 1795 : 1997 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS (EXCLUDING LPG) - PROCEDURES FOR CHANGE OF GAS SERVICE
    ISO 10543:1993 Seamless and hot-stretch-reduced welded steel tubes for pressure purposes Full peripheral ultrasonic thickness testing
    ISO 11114-2:2013 Gas cylinders Compatibility of cylinder and valve materials with gas contents Part 2: Non-metallic materials
    EN ISO 13341:2010/A1:2015 Gas cylinders - Fitting of valves to gas cylinders - Amendment 1 (ISO 13341:2010/Amd 1:2015)
    EN 583-1:1998/A1:2003 NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING - ULTRASONIC EXAMINATION - GENERAL PRINCIPLES
    ISO 6506:1981 Metallic materials — Hardness test — Brinell test
    EN ISO 11114-2:2013 Gas cylinders - Compatibility of cylinder and valve materials with gas contents - Part 2: Non-metallic materials (ISO 11114-2:2013)
    EN 1089-3:2011 Transportable gas cylinders - Gas cylinder identification (excluding LPG) - Part 3: Colour coding
    EN 849:1996/A2:2001 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - CYLINDER VALVES - SPECIFICATION AND TYPE TESTING
    ISO 9764:1989 Electric resistance and induction welded steel tubes for pressure purposes Ultrasonic testing of the weld seam for the detection of longitudinal imperfections
    EN 837-1:1996/AC:1998 PRESSURE GAUGES - BOURDON TUBE PRESSURE GAUGES - DIMENSIONS, METROLOGY, REQUIREMENTS AND TESTING
    EN 1089-2 : 2002 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - GAS CYLINDER IDENTIFICATION (EXCLUDING LPG) - PART 2: PRECAUTIONARY LABELS
    EN 837-3:1996 Pressure gauges - Part 3: Diaphragm and capsule pressure gauges - Dimensions, metrology, requirements and testing
    ISO 9305:1989 Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes Full peripheral ultrasonic testing for the detection of transverse imperfections
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