Sec. 25.1015 - Oil tank tests.

Each oil tank must be designed and installed so that --

(a) It can withstand, without failure, each vibration, inertia, and fluid load that it may be subjected to in operation; and

(b) It meets the provisions of 25.965, except --

(1) The test pressure --

(i) For pressurized tanks used with a turbine engine, may not be less than 5 p.s.i. plus the maximum operating pressure of the tank instead of the pressure specified in 25.965(a); and

(ii) For all other tanks may not be less than 5 p.s.i. instead of the pressure specified in 25.965(a); and

(2) The test fluid must be oil at 250 F. instead of the fluid specified in 25.965(c).

[Doc. No. 5066, 29 FR 18291, Dec. 24, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 25-36, 39 FR 35461, Oct. 1, 1974]