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ANSI/ANS-56.8-2002;R2011 (R=Reafirmed): Containment System Leakage Testing Requirements

Current Standard, Revision of ANSI/ANS-56.8-1994

Item ID: 240247

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"R" in the numeric designation signifies that the 2002 standard was reaffirmed (recertified) as an American National Standard in 2011. No changes can be made to a standard during reaffirmation.

This standard specifies acceptable primary containment leakage rate test requirements to assure valid testing.  The scope includes:

  • leakage test requirements;

  • test instrumentation;

  • test procedures;

  • test methods;

  • acceptance criteria;

  • data analysis;

  • inspection and recording of test results.

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