This Subsection contains requirements for materials, design,
fabrication, examination, testing and overpressure protection of
Class 1 components, parts, and appurtenances which are expected to
function even when metal temperatures exceed those covered by the
rules and stress limits of Subsection NB and Tables 2A, 2B, and 4
of Section II, Part D, Subpart 1.
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