TITLE 41: FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER III: BOARD OF BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL RULES
PART 2120 BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL SAFETY
SECTION 2120.1250 REPAIRS TO SAFETY AND SAFETY RELIEF VALVES
Section 2120.1250 Repairs to Safety and Safety Relief Valves
a) Repair of a safetyor safety relief valve is considered to be the replacement, remachining or cleaning of any critical part as described in 2120.1260(b)(8)(D), lapping of seat and disc or any other operation which may affect the flow passage, capacity, function or pressure retaining integrity. Disassembly, reassembly and/or adjustments which affect the safety or safety relief valve function are also considered a repair. The initial installation, testing and adjustments of a new safety valve or a safety relief valve on a boiler or pressure vessel are not considered a repair.
b) The Division shall authorize properly trained and qualified employees of boiler or pressure vessel users or their designees (see Section 2120.1285) to make adjustments to set pressure provided the adjusted settings and the date of the adjustment are recorded on a metal tag secured to the seal wire. All external adjustments shall be resealed showing the identification of the organization making the adjustments.
(Source: Amended at 17 Ill. Reg. 14917, effective September 1, 1993)