MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 18.27
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 18.27
Gaskets.


A gasket(s) shall not be used between any two surfaces forming a flame-arresting path except as follows:

(a) A gasket of lead, elastomer, or equivalent will be acceptable provided the gasket does not interfere with an acceptable metal-to-metal joint.

(b) A lead gasket(s) or equivalent will be acceptable between glass and a hard metal to form all or a part of a flame-arresting path.