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Marine Boiler-safe working pressure after finding pitting marks

  1. Aug 10, 2011 #1
    On finding pitting on a water tube marine boiler, after inspection, how do i check for its safe operating pressure? Would it be safe to fire it and bring it up to its design pressure as stated by the maker?
     
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  3. Aug 10, 2011 #2

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    I wouldn't operate this boiler without obtaining a thorough inspection of the unit from a reputable boiler inspection authority.
     
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