d) Piping. All power actuated valves shall be checked for correct valve
action and seating and the actuators and converters shall be given initial adjustment.
All manual valves shall be operated to ensure correct operation and seating. All safety
valves shall be checked for correct settings.
All piping shall be nondestructively tested, hydrostatically tested, leak
tested, or air tested, as applicable, and shall be flushed or blown clean. All
temporary shipping braces, blocks, or tie rods shall be removed from expansion joints.
All spring type pipe hangers shall be checked for proper cold settings.
All pump suction pits shall be free of trash.
filters inspected. All oil tanks, reservoirs, gear cases, and constant level type
oilers shall be checked for proper oil levels. All points requiring manual lubrication
shall be greased or oiled as required.
g) Belts, Pulleys, and Sheaves. All belts, pulleys, and sheaves shall be
checked for correct alignment and belt tension.
h) Cooling and Sealing Water. All cooling and sealing water supplies shall
be flushed and checked for proper operation.
Pump Suction Strainers.
All pump suction strainers shall be installed.
j) Stuffing Boxes and Packing.
All stuffing boxes shall be checked for
correct takeup on the packing.
ensure clean sealing surfaces prior to starting. Seal water piping shall be cleaned to
the extent necessary to ensure no face contamination. Seal adjustments shall be
performed as required by the manufacturer.
l) Tanks and Vessels.
All tanks and vessels shall be thoroughly inspected
internally before securing.
The following steps shall be followed for plant
Initial Plant Startup.
a) Operate demineralizer and fill condensate storage/return tank.