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Title 49 Part 178 → Subpart J → §178.347-5

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 178 → Subpart J → §178.347-5

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Title 49 Part 178 → Subpart J → §178.347-5

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 178Subpart J → §178.347-5


Title 49: Transportation
PART 178—SPECIFICATIONS FOR PACKAGINGS
Subpart J—Specifications for Containers for Motor Vehicle Transportation


§178.347-5   Pressure and leakage test.

(a) Each cargo tank must be tested in accordance with §178.345-13 and this section.

(b) Pressure test. Test pressure must be as follows:

(1) Using the hydrostatic test method, the test pressure must be at least 40 psig or 1.5 times tank MAWP, whichever is greater.

(2) Using the pneumatic test method, the test pressure must be 40 psig or 1.5 times tank MAWP, whichever is greater, and the inspection pressure is tank MAWP.

[Amdt. 178-89, 54 FR 25030, June 12, 1989. Redesignated by Amdt. 178-112, 61 FR 18934, Apr. 29, 1996]


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