23 July 2003
Buff & Green
Blue & White
Red & White
throughout, with unique component identifiers that match the
system drawings and system operating and emergency procedures.
Such standardization is important for approval of operating and
emergency procedures, continuity of system manuals and personnel
B.8.3.2 Cleaning and Testing. All cleaning and testing of
piping for unmanned pressure test facilities should be in
accordance with NAVFAC approved procedures. Cleaning of oxygen,
requirements of MIL-STD-1330, Precision Cleaning and Testing of
Shipboard Oxygen, Helium, Helium-Oxygen, and Nitrogen Systems.
All pressure retaining components of the piping system must be
hydrostatically tested for strength and porosity after completion
of the installation and/or after welding or brazing. Individual
etc.,) may be tested prior to installation in the system. In gas
should not be hydrostatically tested due to the possibility of
Additional tests must also be performed to ensure system
tightness and proper operation of components. General testing
requirements are provided in Section 3. Appendix C provides
repair of components.
used to prevent entrance of foreign materials whenever the system
integrity is broken and to protect the sealing surfaces of the
components. Both male and female connections should be
protected. Caps, plugs and plastic bags that introduce
leave adhesive deposits should not be used for this purpose.
Caps and plugs should be cleaned to the acceptable level of
system cleanliness before each use in accordance with approved