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Reg. 392 c, Reg. 392 d, Reg. e, Reg. f

(c) Riveting and Other Repairs

The Repairer shall satisfy the Chief Inspector:-

(i) that he possesses the necessary equipment and tools and engages trained and experienced workmen and staff for the work undertaken;
(ii) standard of work should be of a high order and comply with all the requirements and test that may be prescribed by the Chief Inspector, and all material used shall be of boiler quality.



Reg. 392 d

The repairs should be supervised, so far as his other duties permit by the Inspector when the fire boxes and smoke tubes of locomotive tube boilers are withdrawn, the opportunity should be taken to inspect the internal parts which are otherwise inaccessible to close inspection.



Reg. 392 e

Repairs to boiler shells shall be effected either by patching or by removing a strip of worn or damaged plate and inserting the new strip with covering straps over the longitudinal butt ends, the strength of the riveted joints to be not less than that of the longitudinal joints of the shell.



Reg. 392 f

Patches for fire exposed plates shall be fitted metal to metal without joint of any description. The affected part shall be cut out, leaving the corners of the hole well-rounded. Patches shall be secured, wherever possible, properly spaced rivets with a width of plate at least equal to the diameter of rivet between the edge of the rivet hole and the edge of the plate. Where riveting is impracticable, the plate shall be secured by welt fitting countersunk headed screw pins.
 
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