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Reg. 534
, Reg. 534 A, Reg. 534 B
STANDARD CONDITIONS FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ECONOMISER, FEED PIPES, FEED HEATERS AND OTHER SIMILAR VESSELS

REGULATIONS FOR REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF ECONOMISERS AND FEED PIPES

Engraving of registry number

a)

Every economiser shall have a plate with its registry number engraved, secured in a conspicuous place and wherever practicable stamped for identification with that number in a prominent place.
b) A letter “E” shall be refixed to the registry number in the denominator of the appropriate device as shown in Regulation 382.

Example:-
UP
E-53
 


Reg. 534 A

STANDARD CONDITIONS FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ECONOMISER, FEED PIPES, FEED HEATERS AND OTHER SIMILAR VESSELS

REGULATIONS FOR REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF ECONOMISERS AND FEED PIPES

Inspection of Feed Pipes
 

a)

Feed pipes shall be inspected and hydraulically tested before erection in place, and the hydraulic test pressure shall be not less than twice the working pressure of the economiser. A certificate from the recognized maker or Inspecting Authority that this has been done may be accepted. If the Inspector is satisfied with the test, the pipes may be erected. No separate certificate for feed pipes shall be issued, nor shall a separate fee be charged for their inspection. The engraving shall be done within a period of two months from the date of receipt of the registry number.
b) At subsequent inspection or at any other time, the Inspector may make an external Inspection of feed pipes and if found in any unsatisfactory condition he shall report the matter to the Chief Inspector who may require the pipes to be hydraulically tested.
c) The engraving shall be completed and ready for verification within  thirty days from the date of receipt of the engraving slip from the Chief Inspector of the State.
d) Economisers having registry devices different  from those prescribed in clause (a) and (b) shall have such devices crossed out or erased  and engraved a new in conformity with those prescribed in the clauses aforesaid.  The original numbers of such economisers shall be retained in the new device provided that incase of economisers operating in an area which consequent upon the reorganisation of state forms part of another state, new numbers shall be given by the Chief Inspector of the State.  A number once allotted shall not be used again in another economiser. 
 


Reg. 534 B

STANDARD CONDITIONS FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ECONOMISER, FEED PIPES, FEED HEATERS AND OTHER SIMILAR VESSELS

REGULATIONS FOR REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF ECONOMISERS AND FEED PIPES

Submission of plans of Feed Pipes
 

 

a) The fees for the scrutiny of plans and particulars of the material, design and construction of feed pipes, before commencement of manufacture of the feed pipes shall be at the rate of Rs. 30 for 30 metres of piping or part thereof, subject to a minimum of Rs. 50, inclusive of all fittings excepting fittings like feed water heaters. For any such fittings like feed water heater, the fee shall be equal to the registration fee of the boiler to which feed pipe is attached subject to a maximum of Rs.1500.
b) The fees for scrutiny of lay-out plans of feed pipes shall be Rs. 20 for 30 metres of piping or part thereof, subject to a minimum of Rs.50, exclusive of fittings like feed water heater for any such fittings like feed water heater, the fee shall be Rs. 150.00 for each such fittings.”.
 
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