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NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code 2017 Handbook

The definitive handbook for the NFPA 58: Liquid Petroleum Code 2017!

NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code 2017 Handbook

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Product Code: 58HB17

ISBN: 58HB17


Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: NFPA

Introducing the NFPA 58 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code 2017 Handbook! Use this Handbook to guide you through the NFPA 58 and to have any questions you have answered right there in the pages in front of you.

What you will find are crystal clear illustrations and full-color photos displaying what you need to know regarding the different aspects of LP-Gas, including regulators, pumps, engine fuel containers and their respective appurtenances, and much more!

Table of Contents

About the Contributors
About the Editor
NFPA 58 Summary of Technical Changes: 2017

PART 1 NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, with Commentary

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose (Reserved)
1.3 Application
1.4 Retroactivity
1.5 Equivalency
1.6 Units and Formulas (Reserved)
1.7 Enforcement

Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections

Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions

Chapter 4 General Requirements
4.1 Acceptance of Equipment and Systems
4.2 LP-Gas Odorization
4.3 Notification of Installations
4.4 Qualification of Personnel
4.5 Ammonia Contamination
4.6 Minimum Requirements
4.7 Portable Fire Extinguisher

Chapter 5 LP-Gas Equipment and Appliances
5.1 Scope
5.2 Containers
5.3 Reserved
5.4 Reserved
5.5 Reserved
5.6 Containers with Attached Supports
5.7 Reserved
5.8 Reserved
5.9 Container Appurtenances
5.10 Regulators and Regulator Vents
5.11 Piping (Including Hose), Fittings, and Valves
5.12 Reserved
5.13 Internal Valves (Reserved)
5.14 Valves Other Than Container Valves
5.15 Hydrostatic Relief Valves
5.16 Reserved
5.17 Reserved
5.18 Reserved
5.19 Reserved
5.20 Equipment
5.21 Reserved
5.22 Reserved
5.23 Appliances
5.24 Vaporizers, Tank Heaters, Vaporizing Burners, and Gas-Air Mixers
5.25 Reserved
5.26 Reserved
5.27 Vehicle Fuel Dispensers

Chapter 6 Installation of LP-Gas Systems
6.1 Scope
6.2 Location of Containers
6.3 Location of Containers Not Connected for Use
6.4 Container Separation Distances
6.5 Other Container Location Requirements
6.6 Installation of Containers with Attached Supports
6.7 Location of Transfer Operations
6.8 Installation of Containers
6.9 Installation of Container Appurtenances
6.10 Regulators
6.11 Piping Systems
6.12 Remote Shutoff Actuation
6.13 Internal Valves
6.14 Emergency Shutoff Valves
6.15 Hydrostatic Relief Valve Installation
6.16 Testing New or Modified Piping Systems
6.17 Leak Check for Vapor Systems
6.18 Installation in Areas of Heavy Snowfall
6.19 Corrosion Protection
6.20 Equipment Installation
6.21 Bulk Plant and Industrial Plant LP-Gas Systems
6.22 LP-Gas Systems in Buildings or on Building Roofs or Exterior Balconies
6.23 Installation of Appliances
6.24 Vaporizer Installation
6.25 Ignition Source Control
6.26 LP-Gas Systems on Vehicles (Other Than Engine Fuel Systems)
6.27 Vehicle Fuel Dispenser and Dispensing Systems
6.28 Containers for Stationary Engines
6.29 Fire Protection
6.30 Alternate Provisions for Installation of ASME Containers

Chapter 7 LP-Gas Liquid Transfer
7.1 Scope
7.2 Operational Safety
7.3 Venting LP-Gas to Atmosphere
7.4 Quantity of LP-Gas in Containers

Chapter 8 Storage of Cylinders Awaiting Use, Resale, or Exchange
8.1 Scope
8.2 General Provisions
8.3 Storage Within Buildings
8.4 Storage Outside of Buildings
8.5 Fire Protection and Electrical Area Classification
8.6 Automated Cylinder Exchange Stations

Chapter 9 Vehicular Transportation of LP-Gas
9.1 Scope
9.2 Electrical Requirements
9.3 Transportation in Portable Containers
9.4 Transportation in Cargo Tank Vehicles
9.5 Trailers, Semitrailers, and Movable Fuel Storage Tenders, Including Farm Carts
9.6 Transportation of Stationary Containers to and from Point of Installation
9.7 Parking and Garaging Vehicles Used to Carry LP-Gas Cargo

Chapter 10 Buildings or Structures Housing LP-Gas Distribution Facilities
10.1 Scope
10.2 Separate Structures or Buildings
10.3 Attached Structures or Rooms Within Structures

Chapter 11 Engine Fuel Systems
11.1 Scope
11.2 Training
11.3 Containers
11.4 Container Appurtenances
11.5 Quantity of LP-Gas in Engine Fuel Containers
11.6 Carburetion Equipment
11.7 Piping, Hose, and Fittings
11.8 Installation of Containers and Container Appurtenances
11.9 Installation in Interior of Vehicles
11.10 Pipe and Hose Installation
11.11 Equipment Installation
11.12 Marking
11.13 Industrial (and Forklift) Trucks Powered by LP-Gas
11.14 General Provisions for Vehicles Having Engines Mounted on Them (Including Floor Maintenance Machines)
11.15 Engine Installation Other Than on Vehicles
11.16 Garaging of Vehicles

Chapter 12 Motor Vehicles Intended for Over-the-Road Use or Designed to Transport Passengers and Are Fueled by LP-Gas
12.1 Scope
12.2 Definitions
12.3 Commissioning Vehicles
12.4 ASME Containers, Materials, and Equipment
12.5 LP-Gas Fuel Systems
12.6 Electrical Installation
12.7 Installation of Pipe, Tubing, and Hose
12.8 Protection of Pipe, Tube, and Hose
12.9 Testing of Piping, Tubing, Hose, and Fittings
12.10 LP-Gas Liquid and Vapor Injectors
12.11 Fuel Rails and Distribution Blocks
12.12 Vaporizer/Regulator Systems
12.13 Fuel Lockoffs
12.14 Servicing, Parking, and Display of Vehicles Indoors

Chapter 13 Refrigerated Containers
13.1 Construction and Design of Refrigerated Containers
13.2 Marking on Refrigerated LP-Gas Containers
13.3 Container Installation
13.4 Refrigerated LP-Gas Container Instruments and Controls
13.5 Refrigerated LP-Gas Container Impoundment
13.6 Inspection and Testing of Refrigerated LP-Gas Containers and Systems
13.7 Container Siting
13.8 Relief Devices

Chapter 14 Marine Shipping and Receiving
14.1 Scope
14.2 Piers
14.3 Pipelines
14.4 Inspections Prior to Transfer

Chapter 15 Operations and Maintenance
15.1 Scope
15.2 Operating Requirements
15.3 Maintenance

Chapter 16 Pipe and Tubing Sizing Tables
16.1 Sizing Pipe and Tubing

A Explanatory Material
B Properties of LP-Gases
C Design, Construction, and Requalification of DOT (ICC) Cylinders
D Design of ASME and API-ASME Containers
E Pressure Relief Devices
F Liquid Volume Tables, Computations, and Graphs
G Wall Thickness of Copper Tubing
H Procedure for Torch Fire and Hose Stream Testing of Thermal Insulating Systems for LP-Gas Containers
I Container Spacing
J Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 58
K Burial and Corrosion Protection for Underground and Mounded ASME Containers
L Suggested Methods of Checking for Leakage
M A Suggested Container Purging Procedure
N Informational References

PART 2 Supplements
1 Guidelines for Conducting a Fire Safety Analysis
2 Preparing Propane Companies for Natural Disasters
3 Cathodic Protection
4 Home Fires Involving Grills
5 Static Electricity in the Propane Industry


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