NFPA® 87 Recommended Practice for Fluid Heaters 2011 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Retroactivity
1.5 Equivalency
1.6 Units and Formulas
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Recommendation Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 General
4.1 Approvals, Plans, and Specifications
4.2 Safety Labeling
4.3 Thermal Fluids and Process Fluids
Chapter 5 Location and Construction
5.1 Location
5.2 Fluid Heater Design
5.3 Explosion Mitigation
5.4 Ventilation and Exhaust System
5.5 Mountings and Auxiliary Equipment
5.6 Heating Elements and Insulation
5.7 Heat Baffles and Reflectors
Chapter 6 Heating Systems
6.1 General
6.2 Fuel Gas–Fired Units
6.3 Liquid Fuel–Fired Units
6.4 Oxygen Enhanced Fuel–Fired Units
6.5 Flue Product Venting
6.6 Electrically Heated Units
Chapter 7 Commissioning, Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Testing
7.1 Scope
7.2 Commissioning
7.3 Training
7.4 Operations
7.5 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
7.6 Record Retention
7.7 Procedures
Chapter 8 Heating System Safety Equipment and Application
8.1 Scope
8.2 General
8.3 Logic Systems
8.4 Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Systems
8.5 Safety Control Application for Fuel-Fired Heating Systems
8.6 Combustion Air Safety Devices
8.7 Safety Shutoff Valves (Fuel Gas or Liquid Fuel)
8.8 Fuel Pressure Switches (Gas or Liquid Fuel)
8.9 Combustion Safeguards (Flame Supervision)
8.10 Liquid Fuel Atomization (Other than Mechanical Atomization)
8.11 Liquid Fuel Temperature Limit Devices
8.12 Multiple Fuel Systems
8.13 Air–Fuel Gas Mixing Machines
8.14 Ignition of Main Burners — Fuel Gas or Liquid Fuel
8.15 Stack Excess Temperature Limit Interlock
8.16 Fluid Excess Temperature Limit Interlock
8.17 Electrical Heating Systems
Chapter 9 Class F Heaters
9.1 General
9.2 Auxiliary Equipment
9.3 Safety Devices for Class F Heaters
Chapter 10 Class G Heaters
10.1 General (Reserved)
10.2 Auxiliary Equipment (Reserved)
10.3 Safety Devices for Class G Heaters (Reserved)
Chapter 11 Class H Heaters
11.1 General (Reserved)
11.2 Auxiliary Equipment (Reserved)
11.3 Safety Devices for Class H Heaters (Reserved)
Chapter 12 Fire Protection
12.1 General
12.2 Types of Fire Protection Systems
12.3 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Protection Equipment
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Example Maintenance Checklist
Annex C Steam Extinguishing Systems
Annex D Informational References
Index