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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Portable unfired pressure vessels and Interstate Commerce Commission (I.C.C.) containers.
- Containers for liquefied petroleum gases, bulk oxygen, and medical gas that are regulated by the fire code.
- 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).
- Pressure vessels used in refrigeration systems shall comply with Chapter 11.
- Pressure tanks used in conjunction with coaxial cables, telephone cables, power cables, and other similar humidity control systems.
- A boiler or pressure vessel subject to regular inspection by federal inspectors or licensed by federal authorities.