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5.1 Interference Check.

Check that the system is interference free by a visual review of the model and that a recent electronic interference report from the model had been reviewed and cleared. If a non 3D project, review all discipline reference drawings. If the pipe routing is within an existing plant area, verify a field interference check was performed. For hot piping verify pipe clearances in hot positions. 5.2 Thermal Analysis. For hot piping verify the thermal flexibility of the pipe. Checker is responsible to obtain pipe. thermal movements and verify clearances in hot position and that pipe does not reverse slope causing low point pockets. Thermal movements direction and distance shall be noted on check prints in blue for future reference. 5.4 Plant Personnel Access, Construction Access, Maintenance Areas, and Safety. Check that the pipe system layout does not obstruct plant personnel access, construction access, and maintenance areas of the plant. Check that the pipe system lowest appendage (including pipe support clamps) is above 6-8 headroom and does not affect plant safety. 5.5 Pump and Equipment Requirements. Check that the pipe system layout meets there requirements of the connecting equipment vendor requirements or common practice. The checker shall read all vendor criteria. Examples: Pump suction straight diameters, eccentric reducers Steam Turbine vendor requirements Check pipe system against Equipment Vendor P&ID if applicable Installation and Maintenance Manuals 5.6 System Discharge Points. Check that safety valve discharges, gas vents, etc are discharged in a safe location that will not be harmful to personnel, structures, or equipment. Confirm safety valve discharges do no impact noise abatement requirements. Confirm gas (fuel gas, hydrogen) discharge points are indicated on hazardous area location drawings. 5.7 Underground Pipe Burial Depth. Check that underground pipe has adequate cover to protect from crushing from vehicle, railroad, and crane loads and is below frost depth. 5.8 Pipe Lanes. Check that pipe system layout is within established pipe north/south, east/west pipe lanes and elevations established within the plant. Underground piping shall have common bottom of pipe elevations for trenching. 5.9 Structural Gusset Plates. Check that the pipe system does not interfere with areas to be occupied by structural gusset plates. Not all gusset plates are in the model and those that are modeled may not represent the actual structural fabricators detail and requirements. Checkers must do a visual model interference check at gusset plate areas and interface with structural design to assure sufficient clearances. 5.10 Circulating Water Branch Component Reinforcement Plate clearance. Check for potential interferences in the area of large pipe component reinforcement plates, especially at crotch areas of laterals. 5.11 Underground Potable Water and Waste Water Separation. Check local and state codes for separation requirements between underground potable water and wastewater systems to prevent pollution of potable water. 5.12 HDPE Pipe Fitting Separation and Butterfly Valves. Check that there are pipe spools between all HDPE pipe fittings to accommodate differences in physical dimensions between HDPE fitting manufactures. Check that Butterfly Valves discs are not obstructed from opening when connected to heavy wall HDPE pipe. Pipe spacers may be required between the flange and valve body. 5.13 Clearance from vertical structural columns and walls. Check that pipe routingmaintains approximately 9 inches of clearance from vertical structural columns and walls(including hot position) to allow space for field routed utilities. 5.14 Olet Branch Dimensions. Olet type pipe branch fittings (weldolet, sweepolet, etc)dimensions (run pipe centerline to the fitting outlet) are approximate because the dimension varies by manufacture. Check that fitting to fitting design on the outlet of the olet branch fittings is not used. A pipe spool is required for adjustment by the pipe fabricator to suit actual fitting dimensions while maintaining the overall geometry of the pipe system. 5.15 Miscellaneous Items for Checking List. Includes commonly found piping isometric Isogen software errors requiring manual annotation.a) Orifice Flange pressure tap orientations incorrectly shown by Isogen.b) Dimensions or dimension strings starting at pipe caps. Isogen dimension isfrom cap work point (center of cap where blue line stops) but dimensionson drawing appears to be from end of cap.c) Eccentric Reducer offset dimensions incorrectly shown by Isogen do notmatch actual fitting offsets as manufactured and should be deleted.