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Installation—What inspections are required for reinstalled standard boilers or unfired pressure vessels?

When a stationary standard boiler or unfired pressure vessel is moved and reinstalled it must be inspected and documented on the inspection report by an inspector. The following will be required:
(1) An installation permit must be submitted in accordance with WAC 296-104-020.
(2) The fittings and appurtenances must comply with the latest codes adopted in WAC 296-104-200. For automatically fired boilers, fuel controls and other limit devices as listed in WAC 296-104-303 shall be provided.
(3) For any boiler or unfired pressure vessel not currently registered with the department, the following are required unless waived by the inspector:
(a) A hydrostatic or pressure test as prescribed in the original code of construction.
(b) An internal inspection.
(c) An operational test.
(d) Any repairs deemed necessary.
(e) A complete history of inspection, operation and repairs/alterations.
(f) Additional examination or nondestructive testing.
(g) A written evaluation by a professional engineer knowledgeable with boilers and pressure vessels, an ASME certificate holder, or a National Board R certificate holder.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.79.030, 70.79.040, 70.79.150, 70.79.290, 70.79.330, and 70.79.350. WSR 09-12-033, § 296-104-273, filed 5/27/09, effective 6/30/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.79.030, 70.79.040, 70.79.150, 70.79.290, 70.79.330, 70.79.350, and chapter 70.79 RCW. WSR 02-23-036, recodified as § 296-104-273, filed 11/13/02, effective 12/14/02; WSR 01-24-061, § 296-104-256, filed 11/30/01, effective 12/31/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.79.030 and 70.79.040. WSR 96-21-081, § 296-104-256, filed 10/16/96, effective 11/16/96.]
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