46 CFR 56.25-15 - Gaskets (modifies 108.4).

§ 56.25-15 Gaskets (modifies 108.4).
(a) Gaskets shall be made of materials which are not injuriously affected by the fluid or by temperature.
(b) Each gasket must conform to the design requirements of the applicable standards of Table 56.60-1(b) of this part.
(c) Only metallic and suitable asbestos-free nonmetallic gaskets may be used on flat or raised face flanges if the expected normal operating pressure exceeds 720 pounds per square inch or the operating temperature exceeds -750 °F.
(d) The use of metal and nonmetallic gaskets is not limited as to pressure provided the gasket materials are suitable for the maximum fluid temperatures.
[CGFR 68-82, 33 FR 18843, Dec. 18, 1968, as amended by CGD 86-035, 54 FR 36316, Sept. 1, 1989; USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65176, Oct. 31, 2008]

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    1. 79 FR 2254 - Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection, and Extinguishing Equipment
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