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For boilers and water heaters less than 120 gallon capacity, or a BTU input rating less than 200,000, or less than 160 pounds per square inch of pressure, see Chapter 5 of the Uniform Plumbing Code. For all other units, contact the Mechanical Section of the State of Nevada Division of Industrial Relations Mechanic Compliance Section.
Exceptions:
  1. Listed and approved potable water heaters with a nominal capacity not exceeding 120 gallons (454 L) and having a heat input not exceeding 200 000 British thermal units per hour (Btu/h) (58.6 kW) used for hot water supply at a pressure not exceeding 160 pounds-force per square inch (psi) (1103 kPa) and at temperatures not exceeding 210°F (99°C), in accordance with the plumbing code.
  2. Pressure vessels used for unheated water supply, including those containing air that serves as a cushion and is compressed by the introduction of water and tanks connected to sprinkler systems.
  3. Portable unfired pressure vessels and Interstate Commerce Commission (I.C.C.) containers.
  4. Containers for liquefied petroleum gases, bulk oxygen, and medical gas that are regulated by the fire code.
  5. Unfired pressure vessels in business, factory, hazardous, mercantile, residential, storage, and utility occupancies having a volume not exceeding 5 cubic feet (0.14 m3) and operating at pressures not exceeding 250 psi (1724 kPa).
  6. Pressure vessels used in refrigeration systems shall comply with Chapter 11.
  7. Pressure tanks used in conjunction with coaxial cables, telephone cables, power cables, and other similar humidity control systems.
  8. A boiler or pressure vessel subject to regular inspection by federal inspectors or licensed by federal authorities.
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