NFPA® 58 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code 2011 Edition

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
5.3 Reserved
5.4 Reserved
5.5 Reserved
5.6 Reserved
5.7 Container Appurtenances and Regulators
5.8 Regulators and Regulator Vents
5.9 Piping (Including Hose), Fittings, and Valves
5.10 Reserved
5.11 Internal Valves. (Reserved)
5.12 Valves Other Than Container Valves
5.13 Hydrostatic Relief Valves
5.14 Reserved
5.15 Reserved
5.16 Reserved
5.17 Equipment
5.18 Reserved
5.19 Reserved
5.20 Appliances
5.21 Vaporizers, Tank Heaters, Vaporizing Burners, and Gas–Air Mixers
Chapter 6 Installation of LP-Gas Systems
6.1 Scope
6.2 Location of Containers
6.3 Container Separation Distances
6.4 Other Container Location Requirements
6.5 Location of Transfer Operations
6.6 Installation of Containers
6.7 Installation of Container Appurtenances
6.8 Regulators
6.9 Piping Systems
6.10 Remote Shutoff Actuation
6.11 Internal Valves
6.12 Emergency Shutoff Valves
6.13 Hydrostatic Relief Valve Installation
6.14 Testing Piping Systems
6.15 Installation in Areas of Heavy Snowfall
6.16 Corrosion Protection
6.17 Equipment Installation
6.18 Bulk Plant and Industrial LP-Gas Systems
6.19 LP-Gas Systems in Buildings or on Building Roofs or Exterior Balconies
6.20 Installation of Appliances
6.21 Vaporizer Installation
6.22 Ignition Source Control
6.23 LP-Gas Systems on Vehicles (Other Than Engine Fuel Systems)
6.24 Vehicle Fuel Dispenser and Dispensing Stations
6.25 Fire Protection
6.26 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
8.6 Electrical Area Classification
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 Refrigerated Containers
12.1 Construction and Design of Refrigerated Containers
12.2 Marking on Refrigerated LP-Gas Containers
12.3 Container Installation
12.4 Refrigerated LP-Gas Container Instruments and Controls
12.5 Refrigerated LP-Gas Container Impoundment
12.6 Inspection and Testing of Refrigerated LP-Gas Containers and Systems
12.7 Container Siting
12.8 Relief Devices
Chapter 13 Marine Shipping and Receiving
13.1 Scope
13.2 Piers
13.3 Pipelines
13.4 Inspections Prior to Transfer
Chapter 14 Operations and Maintenance
14.1 Scope
14.2 Operating Requirements
14.3 Maintenance
Chapter 15 Pipe and Tubing Sizing Tables
15.1 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 Informational References
Index