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Archived Rulemaking: Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline; Design of Pipeline Components, General Requirements

49-fr-19823.pdf (683.96 KB)

This rule revises existing requirements for design of components to allow designs based upon a pressure rating which is established by the manufacturer as a result of pressure testing. The current rule, which requires that components be designed on the basis of unit stresses, is technically inappropriate for many components.

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Last updated: Friday, August 17, 2018