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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 1RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 14REGULATIONS FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
SUBCHAPTER BGENERAL RULES FOR ALL STATIONARY LNG INSTALLATIONS
RULE §14.2125Hoses and Arms

(a) Hoses and arms used for transfer shall be suitable for the temperature and pressure of the operating conditions. Hoses shall be designed to have a bursting pressure of at least five times the maximum allowable working pressure of the equipment to which it is attached.

(b) Loading hoses or arms shall be supported to prevent displacement of the hoses and arms that results in greater stresses than those allowed in Appendix A of ANSI B31.3.

(c) Couplings used for connection of a hose or arm shall be suitable for operating conditions and shall be designed for frequent coupling and uncoupling.

(d) Hoses shall be tested at least annually to the setting of the relief valve that protects the hose.

(e) Hoses shall be visually inspected for damage or defects before each use and shall not be used if any damage or defect is found.


Source Note: The provisions of this §14.2125 adopted to be effective May 26, 2003, 28 TexReg 4100

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