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  Reg. 368, Reg. 369

Bronze Screwed and Socketed joints and mountings and fittings of bronze

Mountings and fittings of bronze upto 76 mm (3”) diameter may be attached directly to steel pipes by screwing when the pressures and temperatures do not exceed 8.5 kg/cm² (120 lbs./sq.in.) and 225°C (435°F) respectively; where tapered threads are employed, such joints may be used for pressures not exceeding 17.6 kg/cm² (250 lbs./sq. in.). Bronze fittings above 76 mm (3”) diameter shall be of flanged construction.




Reg. 369

Reducing Valve

Where a reducing valve is installed in a pipe line the pipe line and accessories on the low pressure side of the reducing valve shall be protected by a suitable safety valve or valves so adjusted as to permit the steam to escape as soon as the safe working pressure is exceeded or by a suitable appliance for cutting off automatically the supply of steam as soon as the safe working pressure is exceeded.

 
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