49 CFR 178.345-4 - Joints.

§ 178.345-4 Joints.

(a) All joints between the cargo tank shell, heads, baffles, baffle attaching rings, and bulkheads must be welded in conformance with Section VIII of the ASME Code (IBR, see § 171.7 of this subchapter).

(b) Where practical all welds must be easily accessible for inspection.

[Amdt. 178-89, 54 FR 25022, June 12, 1989, as amended by Amdt. 178-118, 61 FR 51341, Oct. 1, 1996; 68 FR 75756, Dec. 31, 2003]

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