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Title 49 Part 178 → Subpart H → §178.255-1

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 178 → Subpart H → §178.255-1

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Title 49 Part 178 → Subpart H → §178.255-1

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 178Subpart H → §178.255-1


Title 49: Transportation
PART 178—SPECIFICATIONS FOR PACKAGINGS
Subpart H—Specifications for Portable Tanks


§178.255-1   General requirements.

(a) Tanks must be of fusion welded construction, cylindrical in shape with seamless heads concave to the pressure. Tank shells may be of seamless construction.

(b) Tanks must be designed, constructed, certified, and stamped in accordance with Section VIII of the ASME Code (IBR, see §171.7 of this subchapter).

(c) Tanks including all permanent attachments must be postweld heat treated as a unit.

(d) Requirements concerning types of valves, retesting, and qualification of portable tanks contained in §§173.32 and 173.315 of this chapter must be observed.

[29 FR 18972, Dec. 29, 1964. Redesignated at 32 FR 5606, Apr. 5, 1967, and amended by Amdt. 178-7, 34 FR 18250, Nov. 14, 1969; 68 FR 75750, Dec. 31, 2003]


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