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INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE

HISTORY BACKGROUND DOCUMENT
Refrigerated Storage Tanks

IP 9-6-1
Page 1 of 2 Rev. 1 March 1998

BACKGROUND HISTORY DOCUMENTATION FOR CORRESPONDING PARAGRAPHS OF IP 9-6-1 (REV. 1)
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Specifies impact requirements and procedures to ensure that materials with demonstrated toughness are used for primary components to prevent brittle fracture of the pressure containing components. Ensures that elevated tank supports will not fail due to fire or exposure to the liquefied product to prevent a catastrophic failure of the tank during an incident. Prevention of vessel failure by ensuring all applicable loads and load combinations are taken into account in the design of the pressure vessel. Prevention of vessel failure by ensuring all applicable loads and load combinations are taken into account in the design of the pressure vessel. Prevention of vessel failure during field hydrostatic testing. Specifies minimum roof load to prevent roof failure and loss of containment. Prohibits bottom entry nozzles for penetrating both the inner and outer tank bottoms to ensure tank integrity due to the difficulty in designing a bottom entry nozzle considering thermal, pressure and settlement loadings. Specifies design criteria to prevent failure of the roof due to leaks in top entry piping. Limits to use of bellows type expansion joints to secondary components due to mechanical integrity concerns with bellows joints in primary pressure components in refrigerated tank service. Specifies minimum design requirements for the prevention of falls and injuries. Specifies minimum design requirements for the prevention of falls and injuries. Specifies minimum design requirements for the prevention of falls and injuries. Specifies impact testing requirements and procedures to ensure that production welds have the required toughness to prevent brittle fracture of the pressure containing components. Specifies impact testing requirements and procedures to ensure that weld metal and heat affected zone of production welds used in primary components have the required toughness to prevent brittle fracture. Specifies requirements to ensure that repairs made to high strength steels have adequate resistance to brittle fracture. Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements, NDE, to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failures during operation. Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements, NDE, to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failures during operation. Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements, NDE, to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failure during operation. Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements, NDE, to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failures during operation. Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements, NDE, to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failures during operation.
THIS INFORMATION FOR AUTHORIZED COMPANY USE ONLY EXXON RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY — FLORHAM PARK, N.J.

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2 10. Prevents failure of the pressurized storage sphere due to overpressure or vacuum. NDE. NDE. to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failures during operation. The symbol [H] is used to denote all History Background Paragraphs which are for INFORMATION ONLY.1 10. Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements.9 S S S S [H] [H] [H] [H] 10. Specifies requirements to prevent failure of fireproofing in then event of a spill of the refrigerated liquid. N.R [H] 9.R [H] 9.7 Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements. to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failures during operation.4 Notes: (1) (2) Each paragraph to identify the Purpose Code(s) of the corresponding paragraph number of the applicable International Practice (IP). Provides for adequate fire fighting equipment for both fighting fires and cooling of the tank to prevent failure due to the intense heat from nearby fires. 1 March 1998 HISTORY BACKGROUND DOCUMENT Refrigerated Storage Tanks INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE S. .IP 9-6-1 Page 2 of 2 Rev.R [H] 9. THIS INFORMATION FOR AUTHORIZED COMPANY USE ONLY EXXON RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY — FLORHAM PARK. Prevents failure of the pressurized storage sphere due to overpressure or vacuum.8 S.3 10. NDE. to ensure that there are no fabrication related defects that could cause a brittle fracture or other failures during operation.J. Specifies minimum weld quality control requirements. S.