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Sec. 23.1015 — Oil tank tests.

Each oil tank must be tested under §23.965, except that—

(a) The applied pressure must be five p.s.i. for the tank construction instead of the pressures specified in §23.965(a);

(b) For a tank with a nonmetallic liner the test fluid must be oil rather than fuel as specified in §23.965(d), and the slosh test on a specimen liner must be conducted with the oil at 250 °F.; and

(c) For pressurized tanks used with a turbine engine, the test pressure may not be less than 5 p.s.i. plus the maximum operating pressure of the tank.

[Doc. No. 4080, 29 FR 17955, Dec. 18, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 23–15, 39 FR 35460, Oct. 1, 1974]

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