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Isme ( boiler act ,1923 )


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Boiler Act,1923

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Isme ( boiler act ,1923 )

  1. 1. VIDHYADEEP INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY SUBJECT: Industrial Safety and Maintenance Engineering TOPIC : Boiler Act, 1923 NAME: Patel Hiten P. DEPARTMENT : Mechanical Engg. GUIDE BY: Mr. Bipin.R.Godhani
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION  Boiler act contain the law related to registration and inspection of steam boiler.  This Act may be called the Indian Boilers Act, 1923.  It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.  This act is applicable to all boiler (water tube and fire tube boilers).  Section 2 defines various definitions related to boiler and its accessories. Here, are some major definitions of the Act are as following.
  3. 3. BOILER  Boiler means any closed vessel exceeding 22.75 liters in capacity which is used expressly for generating steam under pressure and includes any mounting or other fitting attached to such vessel, which is wholly or partly under pressure when is shut off.
  4. 4. ACCIDENT  "Accident" means an explosion of a boiler or steam-pipe or any damage to a boiler or steam-pipe which is calculated to weaken the strength therefore so as to render it liable to explode.
  5. 5. ECONOMIZER "economizer" means any part of a feed-pipe that is wholly or partially exposed to the action of flue gases for the purpose of recovery of waste heat.
  6. 6. FEED PIPE AND STEAM PIPE  "feed-pipe" means any pipe or connected fitting wholly or partly under pressure through which feed water passes directly to a boiler and which does not form an integral part.  "steam-pipe" means any pipe through which steam passes from a boiler to a prime mover or other user or both.
  7. 7.  Section 5 denotes the authority of state Government in order to installation and inspection of boiler.  Section 7 provides the rules regarding the registration of boiler for utilization • Every boiler must be resisted. If the boiler is not registered , than the owner has to apply for the registration along with prescribed fees. • After getting the application, the inspector fix the date, within 30 days of receipt of the application. • After that period, the certificate of boiler is required to be renewed.  Section 11 provides the rules regarding the revocation certificate of boiler: • If the person in charge of boiler, does not hold competent certificate, then the boiler cannot be used.
  8. 8. DUTIES OF PERSON IN-CHARGE  To check whether all boilers are registered or not.  To check all the boilers are according to the provision of the act.  To check boilers and its mounting and accessories periodically.  Advise the owner regarding the maintenance and inspection of boiler.
  9. 9. DUTIES OF CHIEF INSPECTION OFFICER  Decide whether the certificate is to be given or not.  Maintain the record of all the boiler.  Supervise and control the work of officer in-charge.