NPFC - MIL-STD-1411
INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS
|Publication Date:||5 March 2020|
This standard defines the requirements and procedures for the inspection, maintenance, and charging of government-owned cylinders by gas suppliers. This standard is intended to ensure that the cylinders are serviced to meet safety standards and to ensure that the quality of the gas supplied is not degraded by a government container. This standard is also applicable to cylinders that require reconditioning, repair, and rebuilding to ensure a level of renewal that meets the needs of the government and industry in gas handling. This standard is also to be a guide when cylinders are sorted, graded, and classified for storage, salvage, or disposal in depot facilities.
Procedures are as follows:
a. Receiving inspection.
b. Serviceability inspection.
c. Cylinder and valve maintenance and repair.
d. Cylinder purging and recharging.
The cylinders covered by this standard are intended for use by government agencies in various compressed gas applications.