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shell(s) shall be made of steel having a tensile
strength of not less than --, and shall be
tested to -- pounds hydrostatic pressure.
Bidders shall state the guaranteed evapora-
tion from feed water at -- to dry steam at
pounds gauge pressure per rated horse-power,
and per hour, and the amount of -- con-
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{ shall be inspected and insured by a responsible steam boiler insurance company, this contractor to furnish a certificate of inspection and a policy of insurance for

207. Fittings. Each ,

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boiler shall be provided with the necessary lugs, brackets, plates, bolts, stays, anchor and binder rods, man and hand poles, steam and blow-off connections, stop and safety valves, pressure gauge, water column, gauge cocks and drip, set of stoking tools consisting of --, and all other appliances

properly coming under this head. 208: Setting. The boiler(s) shall be set in masonry in a

first-class manner, according to standard practice. This contractor to do all necessary excavating or filling for the foundation(s) and to remove all débris. The foundation(s) must be firm and substantial. All material shall be such as is especially adapted to the strains, stresses, and variations in temperature to which it will be subjected.

(Specify character of soil upon which boilers will be placed.)


Smoke connections of —-, having an area 209. Smoke --, are to be made with the stack, and are to be provided with -- dampers and cleaning doors arranged as follows: -

(Note.—Specify material, height, capacity, 210. Stack. etc.)

-- automatic stoker(s) of standard manu-211. Automatic facture connected—–, and operated -

(Specify how coal is to be delivered to them.)


Pump(8) and

--, -- feed pump(s) of standard manu- 212. Feed facture (each) having a capacity of --, Tujector(8). together with -- injector(s) as an auxiliary source of supply. (Specify suction heads.)

213. Feed.



-- feed-water heater(s) [and purifier(s)] 213. Feedof standard manufacture (each) having a Heater(8) (and capacity of -- heated from —-- to --,

(Specify character of water to be used, and whether exhaust steam is to be used for any other purpose than heating feed-water.)

-- separator(s) of standard manufacture, 211. Separahaving a capacity of --, and a guaranteed efficiency of -


(Note.—Specify kind of pipe to be used, 215. Piping. method of suspension, all distances, locations of pumps, separators, etc., headers required,

walls to be pierced, auxiliary connections, etc. It is sometimes very desirable, where a number of engines and boilers are installed, to place a valve in the main steam pipe both near the boilers and near the engines by either of which steam can be cut off from all engines at once; there should invariably be in addition to these valves a valve in each branch so that steam may be shut off from any boiler or any engine without interfering with the operation of the remainder.)

From boiler(s) to engine(s); from engine(s) to heater(s), and from heater(s) to --; from boiler(s) to pump(s) and injector(s); from pump(s) and injector(s) to (water supply), and from pump(s) to feed-water heater(s) and exhaust pipe; together with all check, globe, gate, angle, safety and other valves, traps, catch basins, drips, cocks, gauges, by-passes, and other devices necessary for the proper and convenient control and manipulation of the steam and water supply. Bends and elbows are to be avoided when possible.

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A gauge board of -- shall be erected in --, and the following instruments mounted thereon: -- Connection shall be made between these instruments and -- in the following manner -

217. Pipe Covering

All -- shall be carefully covered with a substantial, non-heat-conducting material, such as -

(As required.)

218. Painting.


Such renewal parts as it is advisable to 219. Renewal have on hand shall be furnished, a list of same to be added hereto.

220. Summary. (See note.-P. 47, sec. 27.)

Each bidder shall fill out completely the fol-
lowing summary:
Number of boilers
Rated horse power
Kind . . ..
Diameter . .
Length . . . .
Number of tubes
Diameter of tubes
Heating surface
Grate area . . . . .
Tensile strength of shell
Testing pressure . .
Guaranteed evaporation .
(Fuel) per horse-power and per hour. –
Outside dimensions of setting .
Number of pumps . . . .
Capacity of each
Number of heaters
Capacity of each
Number of separators .
Capacity of each

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Adopted at Montreal, Sept. 10, 1891, and

Amended at Buffalo, Feb. 23, 1892.



These Rules also Apply to Dynamo-Rooms in

Isolated Plants, Connected With or Detached from Buildings Used for Other Purposes. Also to all Varieties of Apparatus, of both High and Low Potential.


1. Located in a dry place.

2. Insulated on floors or base frames, which must be kept filled to prevent absorption of moisture, and also kept clean and dry.

3. Not exposed to flying or combustible materials.

4. Each covered with a waterproof cover when not operating.

In no case must a generator be placed in a room where any hazardous process is carried on, such as the working room of a cotton, jute, flax, woolen or flour mill.

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