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NFPA 58 Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gas Code Handbook - 2017 Edition

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NFPA 58 Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gas Code Handbook - 2017 Ed.

The 2017 edition of the LP-Gas Code Handbook is your go-to source for correct NFPA 58 application. Mitigate fuel gas hazards with answers and expert support.

Compliance with NFPA 58 is the most powerful way to help protect people and installations from a host of LP-Gas hazards. Stay on top of industry changes using the 2017 edition of the LP-Gas Code Handbook as a guide. This exclusive Handbook is loaded with information, advice, and new visuals that support your work, so you can help prevent system failures, leaks, tampering, fires, and explosions.

The Handbook helps you solidify your grasp of Code requirements to maximize safety and job performance.

  • Clarify your understanding of NFPA 58 requirements through hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations -- including new graphics showing food truck applications, proper placement for LP-Gas container locations, and how NFPA 58 and NFPA 54 work together to help protect lives and property.
  • Avoid potential incidents through Lessons Learned.
  • Look to FAQs highlighting special areas of concern and answers to common questions about complying with NFPA 58.
  • Expand your knowledge about the history and development of NFPA 58 and the evolution of the gas industry.
  • Get details about preparing propane companies for natural disasters, cathodic protection for underground tanks, home fires involving grills, and other topics.

Be better prepared to answer Code-related questions and pass inspections the first time:

  • Only the Handbook includes the complete updated text of NFPA 58: LP-Gas Code.
  • Authoritative commentary written by LP-Gas experts explains the intent behind provisions.
  • All-new commentary addresses LP-Gas fueled vehicles, hot air balloons, and other new coverage in NFPA 58.
  • Shading on changes in the Code from the previous edition makes it easy to identify what's new.

Whether you're a propane installer, user, AHJ, inspector, or enforcer, the Handbook's on-demand solutions will help you work smarter and improve the safety and security of LP-Gas installations

(Hardcover, 659 pages, 2017)


NFPA 58: LP-Gas Code Handbook, 2017 Edition


About the Contributors

About the Editor

NFPA 58 Summary of Technical Changes: 2017


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
Chapter 5 LP-Gas Equipment and Appliances
5.1 Scope.
5.2 Containers.
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.
5.18 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.
6.4 Container Separation Distances.
6.5 Other Container Location Requirements.
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 the 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 the 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 Tables for Sizing Pipe and Tubing
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Properties of LP-Gases
Annex C Design, Construction, and Requalification of DOT (ICC) Cylinders
Annex D Design of ASME and API-ASME Containers
Annex E Pressure Relief Devices
Annex F Liquid Volume Tables, Computations, and Graphs
Annex G Wall Thickness of Copper Tubing
Annex H Procedure for Torch Fire and Hose Stream Testing of Thermal Insulating Systems for LP-Gas Containers
Annex I Container Spacing
Annex J Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 58
Annex K Burial and Corrosion Protection for Underground and Mounded ASME Containers
Annex L Suggested Methods of Checking for Leakage
Annex M A Suggested Container Purging Procedure
Annex N Informational References



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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