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Reg. 7
Registration of second hand boilers not in accordance with the standard conditions:-

If a second hand boiler is not conforming to the requirements of these regulations for its registration, then the same shall not be registered except in the following cases, namely:-

(i) Water Tube boilers - Where the documents required under its code of manufacture for its registration are furnished and its workmanship is not in any way doubtful, the second hand Water Tube Boiler may be registered by reducing the working pressure of the parts of the boiler as calculated from these regulations by ten percent.

Provided that a higher working pressure, being not more than the working pressure allowed by the code of manufacture, may be allowed on the recommendation of the Board made by it on the basis of life assessment tests carried out on the boiler.
(ii) Shell Type Boilers - Where the documents required under its code of manufacture, for its registration are furnished, the second hand Shell Type Boiler may be registered by reducing the working pressure of the parts of the boiler as calculated under these regulations as per the table given below:-

Age of boiler (from the date of first use)
in years.   25   35   45   50   60   70   80   90   100

Reduction in working pressure
(percent)   5   10   15   20   30   40   50   60   70

 
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