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  • 1) Tests, repairs, and adjusts regulators, relief valves, and related equipment used to control gas pressure in city gas mains and service pipes, pipelines, in-plant gas systems, and petroleum refineries: Dismantles regulator and examines such parts as springs, valves, and diaphragm for wear or deterioration.

  • 2) Cleans corrosion and tar deposits from serviceable parts, using solvents and wire brush.

  • 3) Cuts seat to receive new orifice, taps inspection ports, and performs other repairs to salvage usable materials, using handtools and machine tools.

  • 4) Reassembles regulator with new and reconditioned parts, according to blueprints.

  • 5) Connects regulator to test stand and turns screw adjustment until test-stand gauges indicate regulator inlet and outlet pressures are according to specifications for regulator and type of service.

  • 6) Tests and adjusts pressure setting of relief valves in similar manner.

  • 7) Records work done, pressure adjustment, and related data for each instrument.

  • 8) May install regulators, and such related equipment as gas meters, odorization units, and gas-pressure-telemetering equipment.




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Job Number: 4447