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Reg. 346
MECHANICAL TESTS

Number of sets of tests

The number of pipes on which mechanical tests shall be performed shall be as follows:-

Seamless pipes:

Up to and including 114 mm.
(4-1/2 in.) o. d.
As per requirements of Chapter II.
Over 114 mm. o. d. 5 per cent of the lengths of pipe as made, or 2 per cent of the pipes from each cast where the cast (i.e. melt) can be identified.
Welded pipes 2 per cent of the lengths of pipes as made.

In the case of pipes for designed temperatures over 454°C (850°F) every pipe over 114 mm. (4-1/2 in.) outside diameter shall be tested.
 
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