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DSGL Item Details - 2B350

PART 2 Dual Use List / CATEGORY 2 - MATERIALS PROCESSING / 2B - Test, Inspection and Production Equipment

2B350  Chemical manufacturing facilities, equipment and components, as follows:

a.  Reaction vessels or reactors, with or without agitators, with total internal (geometric) volume greater than 0.1 m3 (100 litres) and less than 20 m3 (20,000 litres), where all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed or contained are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Fluoropolymers (polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

3.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coating or glass lining);

4.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

5.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

6.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

7.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys; or

8.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

b.  Agitators designed for use in reaction vessels or reactors specified in 2B350.a.; and impellers, blades or shafts designed for such agitators: where all surfaces of the agitator that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed or contained are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Fluoropolymers (polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

3.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coatings or glass lining);

4.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

5.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

6.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

7.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys; or

8.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

c.  Storage tanks, containers or receivers with a total internal (geometric) volume greater than 0.1 m3 (100 litres) where all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed or contained are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Fluoropolymers (polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

3.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coatings or glass lining);

4.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

5.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

6.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

7.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys; or

8.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

d.  Heat exchangers or condensers with a heat transfer surface area greater than 0.15 m2, and less than 20 m2; and tubes, plates, coils or blocks (cores) designed for such heat exchangers or condensers, where all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Fluoropolymers (polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

3.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coatings or glass lining);

4.  Graphite or ‘carbon graphite’;

5.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

6.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

7.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

8.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys;

9.  Silicon carbide;

10.  Titanium carbide; or

11.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

e.  Distillation or absorption columns of internal diameter greater than 0.1 m; and liquid distributors, vapour distributors or liquid collectors designed for such distillation or absorption columns, where all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Fluoropolymers ​(polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

3.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coatings or glass lining);

4.  Graphite or ‘carbon graphite’;

5.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

6.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

7.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

8.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys; or

9.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

f.  Remotely operated filling equipment in which all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight; or

2.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

g.  Valves with a ‘nominal size’ greater than 10mm (3/8”) and casings (valve bodies) or preformed casing liners designed for such valves, in which all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed or contained are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Fluoropolymers (polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

3.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coatings or glass lining);

4.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

5.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

6.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

7.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys; or

8.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

9.  Ceramic materials as follows:

a.  Silicon carbide with purity of 80% or more by weight;

b.  Aluminium oxide (alumina) with purity of 99.9% or more by weight;

c.  Zirconium oxide (zirconia);

Technical Note:

For the purposes of 2B350.g, the ‘nominal size’ is defined as the smaller of the inlet and outlet port diameters.

h.  Multi‑walled piping incorporating a leak detection port, in which all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed or contained are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Fluoropolymers (polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

3.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coatings or glass lining);

4.  Graphite or ‘carbon graphite’;

5.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

6.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

7.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

8.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys; or

9.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

i.  Multiple‑seal and seal‑less pumps, with manufacturer’s specified maximum flow‑rate greater than 0.6 m3/hour, or vacuum pumps with manufacturer’s specified maximum flow‑rate greater than 5 m3/hour (under standard temperature (273 K (0oC)) and pressure (101.3 kPa) conditions); and casings (pump bodies), preformed casing liners, impellers, rotors or jet pump nozzles designed for such pumps, in which all surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed are made from any of the following materials:

1.  Alloys with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Ceramics;

3.  Ferrosilicon ​(high silicon iron alloys);

4.  Fluoropolymers (polymeric or elastomeric materials with more than 35% fluorine by weight);

5.  Glass (including vitrified or enamelled coatings or glass lining);

6.  Graphite or ‘carbon graphite’;

7.  Nickel or alloys with more than 40% nickel by weight;

8.  Tantalum or tantalum alloys;

9.  Titanium or titanium alloys;

10.  Zirconium or zirconium alloys; or

11.  Niobium (columbium) or niobium alloys;

Technical Note:

For the purposes of 2B350.i., the term seal refers to only those seals that come into direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed (or are designed to), and provide a sealing function where a rotary or reciprocating drive shaft passes through a pump body.

j.  Incinerators designed to destroy chemicals specified in ML7 or 1C350, or chemical munitions, having specially designed waste supply systems, special handling facilities and an average combustion chamber temperature greater than 1,273 K (1,000oC), in which all surfaces in the waste supply system that come into direct contact with the waste products are made from or lined with any of the following materials:

1.  ‘Alloys’ with more than 25% nickel and 20% chromium by weight;

2.  Ceramics; or

3.  Nickel or ‘alloys’ with more than 40% nickel by weight.

k.  Prefabricated repair assemblies designed for items specified by 2B350.a.3. or 2B350.c.3., having all of the following, and specially designed components therefor:

1.  Designed for mechanical attachment to the glass-lining; and

2.  Metallic surfaces that come in direct contact with the chemical(s) being processed which are made from tantalum or tantalum alloys.

Note:    For the purposes of 2B350, the materials used for gaskets, packing, seals, screws, washers or other materials performing a sealing function do not determine the status of control, provided that such components are designed to be interchangeable.

Technical Notes:

1.  For the purposes of 2B350.d., 2B350.e., 2B350.h., and 2B350.i., ‘carbon graphite’ is a composition consisting of amorphous carbon and graphite, in which the graphite content is eight percent or more by weight.

2.  For the listed materials in the above entries, the term ‘alloy’ when not accompanied by a specific elemental concentration is understood as identifying those alloys where the identified metal is present in a higher percentage by weight than any other element.

Related Software Controls

General Software Note

​​​​​​​​​​​Note: This note applies to all software controls in the Defence and Strategic Goods​ List.​​​

The Defence and Strategic Goods List does not control​ “software” which is any of the following:

1.  Generally available to the public by being:

a.  sold from stock at retail selling points, without restriction, by means of:

1.  over‑the‑counter transactions;​

2.  mail order transactions;

3.  electronic transactions; or

4.  telephone order transactions; and

b.  designed for installation by the user without further substantial support by the supplier;

Note:  Entry 1. of the General Software Note does not release “software” specified in Category 5 — Part 2 (“Information Security”).

2.  “in the public domain”;or

3.  the minimum necessary "object code" for the installation, operation, maintenance (checking) or repair of those items whose export has been authorised.

​​​​​​​​​​​Note: ​Entry 3 of the General Software Note does not release "software" controlled by Category 5 - Part 2 ("Information Security").

2D001 “Software”, other than that specified by 2D002, as follows:

a. “Software” specially designed or modified for the “development” or “production” of equipment specified by 2A or 2B.

b. “Software” specially designed or modified for the “use” of equipment specified by 2A001.c,  2B001, or 2B003 to 2B009.

Note: ​2D001. does not apply to part programming “software” that generates “numerical control” codes for machining various parts.

Sensitive Listing:

One or more of the items in this control are listed in the Sensitive List. Items on the Sensitive List require additional care in their transfer and General Export Licenses are generally not available for the export or supply of these items. To view the Sensitive List, click here.

Related Technology Controls

General Technology Note

​​(This note applies to all technology controls in Categories 1 to 9 of the Dual-use List.​)

1.  The export of “technology” which is “required” for the “development”, “production” or “use” of goods controlled in Categories 1 to 9, is controlled according to the provisions of Categories 1 to 9.

2.  “Technology” “required” for the “development”, “production” or “use” of goods under control remains under control even when applicable to non‑controlled goods.

3.  Controls do not apply to that “technology” which is the minimum necessary for the installation, operation, maintenance (checking) and repair of those goods which are not controlled or whose export has been authorised.

N.B.:  This does not release such “technology” specified in 1E002.e., 1E002.f., 8E002.a. and 8E002.b.

4.  Controls on “technology” transfer do not apply to information “in the public domain”, to “basic scientific research” or to the minimum necessary information for patent applications.

2E001 “Technology” according to the General Technology Note for the “development” of equipment or “software” specified by 2A, 2B or 2D.

Note: 2E001. includes “technology” for the integration of probe systems into coordinate measurement ​ machines specified by 2B006.a.

Sensitive Listing:

One or more of the items in this control are listed in the Sensitive List. Items on the Sensitive List require additional care in their transfer and General Export Licenses are generally not available for the export or supply of these items. To view the Sensitive List, click here.

2E002 “Technology” according to the General Technology Note for the “production” of equipment specified by ​2A or 2B.

Sensitive Listing:

One or more of the items in this control are listed in the Sensitive List. Items on the Sensitive List require additional care in their transfer and General Export Licenses are generally not available for the export or supply of these items. To view the Sensitive List, click here.

2E301 “Technology” according to the General Technology Note for the “use” of goods specified by ​2B350 to 2B352.

Relevant Notes for interpreting this DSGL Item

GENERAL NOTES

​Definitions

Terms in “quotation marks” are defined terms (see Definitions). Words and terms that are defined and that appear in the Defence and Strategic Goods List without quotation marks are intended to take their ordinary dictionary meanings.


Notes​

The Notes, Technical Notes and Nota Bene (N.B.) appearing in the Defence and Strategic Goods List form an integral part of the control text.


Incorporated goods​

The object of the controls contained in the Defence and Strategic Goods List should not be defeated by the export of any non‑controlled goods (including plant) containing one or more controlled components when the controlled component or components are the principal element of the goods and can feasibly be removed or used for other purposes.

Note​:  In judging whether the controlled component or components are to be considered the principal element, it is necessary to weigh the factors of quantity, value and technological know‑how involved and other special circumstances which might establish the controlled component or components as the principal element of the goods being procured.


New and used goods

Goods specified in the Defence and Strategic Goods List include both new and used goods.


CAS numbers

In some instances chemicals are listed by name and CAS number. The list applies to chemicals of the same structural formula (including hydrates) regardless of name or CAS number. CAS numbers are shown to assist in identifying a particular chemical or mixture, irrespective of nomenclature. CAS numbers cannot be used as unique identifiers because:

(a) some forms of the listed chemical have different CAS numbers; and

(b) mixtures containing a listed chemical may also have different CAS numbers.​

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Source Code

“Source code” items are controlled either by “software” or by “software” and “technology” controls, except when such “source code” items are explicitly decontrolled.​​


Medical equipment

Equipment specially designed for medical end use that incorporates an item controlled in the Dual Use List is not controlled​​​.​​​

General “information security” note (GISN)

"Information security" items or functions should be considered against the provisions in Category 5 Part 2, even if they are components, "software" or functions of other items.

Note(s) to PART 2 Dual Use List

​​Rel​ocated.​​

Note(s) to 2B - Test, Inspection and Production Equipment

​Technical Notes:

1. Secondary parallel contouring axes, (e.g., the w‑axis on horizontal boring mills or a secondary rotary axis the centre line of which is parallel to the primary rotary axis) are not counted in the total number of contouring axes.  Rotary axes need not rotate over 360°.  A rotary axis can be driven by a linear device (e.g., a screw or a rack‑and‑pinion).

2. For the purposes of 2B, the number of axes which can be co‑ordinated simultaneously for “contouring control” is the number of axes along or around which, during processing of the workpiece, simultaneous and interrelated motions are performed between the workpiece and a tool.  This does not include any additional axes along or around which other relative movement within the machine are performed such as:

a.  Wheel‑dressing systems in grinding machines;

b.  Parallel rotary axes designed for mounting of separate workpieces;

c.  Co‑linear rotary axes designed for manipulating the same workpiece by holding it in a chuck from different ends.

3. Axis nomenclature shall be in accordance with International Standard ISO 841:2001, Industrial automation systems and integration - Numerical control of machines - Coordinate system and motion nomenclature.​

4. For the purposes of 2B001 to 2B009 a “tilting spindle” is counted as a rotary axis.

5. 'Stated "unidirectional positioning repeatability"' may be used for each machine tool model as an alternative to individual machine tests, and is determined as follows:​

a.  Select five machines of a model to be evaluated;

b.  Measure the linear axis repeatability (R↑,R↓) according to ISO 230-2:2014 and evaluate "unidirectional positioning repeatability" for each axis of each of the five machines;​

c.  Determine the arithmetic mean value of the "unidirectional positioning repeatability"-values for each axis of all five machines together. These arithmetic mean values of "unidirectional positioning repeatability" (UPR) become the s​tated value of each axis for the model (UPR​, UPR, …)​

d.  Since the Category 2 list refers to each linear axis there will be as many 'stated "unidirectional positioning repeatability"'-values as there are linear axes;​

e.  If any axis of a machine model not specified by 2B001.a. to 2B001.c. has a 'stated "unidirectional positioning repeatability"' equal to or less than the specified "unidirectional positioning repeatability" of each machine tool model plus 0.7 µm, the builder should be required to reaffirm the accuracy level once every eighteen months.​

6. For the purposes of 2B., measurement uncertainty for the "unidirectional positioning repeatability" of machine tools, as defined in the International Standard ISO 230-2:2014 or national equivalents, shall not be considered.​

7. For the purpose of 2.B., the measurement of axes shall be made according to test procedures in 5.3.2. of ISO 230-2:2014. Tests for axes longer than 2 meters shall be made over 2 m segments. Axes longer than 4 m require multiple tests (e.g., two tests for axes longer than 4 m and up to 8 m, three tests for axes longer than 8 m and up to 12 m), each over 2 m segments and distributed in equal intervals over the axis length. Test segments are equally spaced along the full axis length, with any excess length equally divided at the beginning, in between, and at the end of the test segments. The smallest "unidirectional positioning repeatability"-value of all test segments is to be reported.​

8. 'Stated positioning accuracy' derived from measurements made according to ISO 230/2:2014 or national equivalents may be used for each machine tool model as an alternative to individual machine tests. 'Stated positioning accuracy' means the accuracy value provided to national licensing authorities as representative of the accuracy of a specific machine model.

   Determination of 'Stated Positioning Accuracy'

a. Select five machines of a model to be evaluated;

b. Measure the linear axis accuracies according to ISO 230/2:2014;

c. Determine the A-values for each axis of each machine. The method of calculating the A-value is described in the ISO standard;

d. Determine the mean value of the A-value of each axis. This mean value Ā becomes the stated value of each axis for the model (Āx Āy...);

e. Since the Category 2 list refers to each linear axis there will be as many stated values as there are linear axes;

f. If any axis of a machine model not specified by 2B201.a. to c. has a stated positioning accuracy of 6 μm or better (less) for grinding machines, and 8 μm or better (less) for milling and turning machines, both according to ISO 230/2:2014, then the builder should be required to reaffirm the accuracy level once every eighteen months.

9. For the purposes of 2B201., measurement uncertainty for the positioning accuracy of machine tools, as defined in the International Standard ISO 230/2:2014 or national equivalents, shall not be considered.

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