Australian Miniature Boiler Safety Committee
AMBSC Code Part 2

Steel Boilers Issue 5-2012


 

Contents

Section 1 General Requirements

1.1 Scope

1.2 Purpose

1.3 Definitions

Section 2 Materials

2.1 General

2.2 Carbon, Carbon-Manganese Steels and Duplex Steel

2.3 Copper and Copper Alloys

2.4 Welding and Brazing Consumables

2.5 Alternative Materials

Section 3 Design

3.1 Compliance

3.2 Design Approval

3.3 Barrels and Shells

3.4 Tubeplates

3.5 Firetubes and Flues

3.6 Watertubes and Circulation Devices

3.7 Stays and Stayed Surfaces

3.8 Foundation Rings

3.9 Cylindrical Fireboxes

3.10 Domes

3.11 Firehole Rings

3.12 Mountings

3.13 Inspection Openings

3.14 Miscellaneous Firebox Penetrations

3.15 Superheaters

3.16 Briggs Type Boilers

3.17 Locomotive Type Boilers

3.18 Boilers for TracBboilers

Section 4 Construction

4.1 General

4.2 Joint Design

4.3 Weld Prepartion and Welding

Section 5 Fittings

5.1 Safety Valves

5.2 Pressure Gauges

5.3 Water Gauges

5.4 Feedwater systems

5.5 Blowdown Valve

5.6 Washout Plugs

5.7 Fusible Plugs

5.8 Valves

Section 6 Support

6.1 Boiler Support Methods

Section 7 Inspection and Testing

7.1 Inspection

7.2 Testing

7.3 Retesting

7.4 Rejection

Section 8 Imported Boilers

Section 9 Operation

9.1 Water Quality

9.2 Water Level

9.3 Raising Steam

9.4 Loss of Water or Other Incidents

9.5 Shutting Down

Section 10 Administration

10.1 Registration of New Clubs or Societies

10.2 Winding Up

10.3 Change of Ownership or Disposal of a Boiler

Appendix 1

AMBSC Boiler Inspector Qualifications

Appendix 2

Examples of AMBSc Forms

Appendix 3

AMBSC Registered Societies

Appendix 4

Typical Design Submission Requirements for Regulatory Authority Design Registration

 

74 pages

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