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Direct-fired vaporizers shall be equipped with the following safeguards:
  1. Every direct-fired vaporizer shall be marked with the name of the manufacturer, the rated BTU input to the burners, the area of the heat exchange surface of the vaporizer in square feet, the outside surface area in square feet and the maximum vaporizing capacity in gallons per hour.
  2. Direct-fired vaporizers shall be separated from storage vessels, buildings, streets and adjacent property lines that may be built upon in accordance with Table 5003.2.4.3.5.
  3. Every direct-fired vaporizer shall be located not less than 50 feet (15 240 mm) from filling connections.
  4. Direct-fired vaporizers shall be provided with a means for shutting off the fuel to the main burner and pilot from outside the vaporizer housing.
REQUIRED SEPARATIONS FOR VAPORIZERS
VAPORIZING
CAPACITY
(gallons per hour)
BUILDINGS, STREETS AND
ADJACENT PROPERTY LINES
THAT MAY BE BUILT UPON
(feet)
STORAGE
(feet)
Less Than 25 25 5
25 — 100 40 5
More Than 100 50 5

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