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CSA B138.1/B138.2 SERIES

Portable oil-burning equipment - Packaged equipment requirements/Installation requirements

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Organization: CSA
Publication Date: 1 January 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 78
ICS Code (Generators): 29.160.20
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Preface

This is the first edition of CSA B138.1/B138.2, Portable oil-burning equipment - Packaged equipment requirements/Installation requirements.

This Standard includes the requirements for factory-built portable oil-burning packaged equipment. CSA B138.1 covers the requirements for manufacturing, testing, marking, and manufacturer's instructions for, portable oil-burning packaged equipment. CSA B138.2 covers the requirements for the installation of the equipment and responsibilities of those using such equipment.

This Standard was prepared by the Technical Committee on Generators and Portable Powered Equipment, under the jurisdiction of the Steering Committee on Fuels and Appliances, and has been formally approved by the Technical Committee.

Interpretations: The Strategic Steering Committee on Standards for Fuels and appliances has provided the following direction for the interpretation of standards under its jurisdiction: "The literal text shall be used in judging compliance of products with the safety requirements of this Standard. When the literal text cannot be applied to the product, such as for new materials or construction, and when a relevant committee interpretation has not already been published, CSA's procedures for interpretation shall be followed to determine the intended safety principle."

This Standard has been approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada.

Notes:

1) Use of the singular does not exclude the plural (and vice versa) when the sense allows.

2) Although the intended primary application of this Standard is stated in its Scope, it is important to note that it remains the responsibility of the users of the Standard to judge its suitability for their particular purpose.

3) This Standard was developed by consensus, which is defined by CSA Policy governing standardization - Code of good practice for standardization as "substantial agreement. Consensus implies much more than a simple majority, but not necessarily unanimity". It is consistent with this definition that a member may be included in the Technical Committee list and yet not be in full agreement with all clauses of this Standard.

4) To submit a request for interpretation of this Standard, please send the following information to inquiries@csagroup.org  and include "Request for interpretation" in the subject line:

a) define the problem, making reference to the specific clause, and, where appropriate, include an illustrative sketch;

b) provide an explanation of circumstances surrounding the actual field condition; and

c) where possible, phrase the request in such a way that a specific "yes" or "no" answer will address the issue.

Committee interpretations are processed in accordance with the CSA Directives and guidelines governing standardization and are available on the Current Standards Activities page at standardsactivities.csa.ca.

5) This Standard is subject to review within five years from the date of publication. Suggestions for its improvement will be referred to the appropriate committee. To submit a proposal for change, please send the following information to inquiries@csagroup.org and include "Proposal for change" in the subject line:

a) Standard designation (number);

b) relevant clause, table, and/or figure number;

c) wording of the proposed change; and

d) rationale for the change.

Document History

CSA B138.1/B138.2 SERIES
January 1, 2017
Portable oil-burning equipment - Packaged equipment requirements/Installation requirements
Preface This is the first edition of CSA B138.1/B138.2, Portable oil-burning equipment — Packaged equipment requirements/Installation requirements. This Standard includes the requirements for...

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