10.2.5 Lifting

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lifting testEach assembly with provision for lifting will be subject to a lifting test.

The assembly is lifted with 1.25 times the shipping weight in a series of tests involving raising the assembly and moving it smoothly along vertical and horizontal planes. If the assembly has more than one shipping section, each section will be tested individually. During the test the assembly is checked for deflections. After the test the assembly is checked for signs of cracks and other permanent distortions.

Details of lifting information such as eye bolts, lifting bars, shipping sections etc. shall be detailed in the drawings of the assembly.


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Corrosion Testing


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