This standard applies to newly produced recreational vehicle cooking gas appliances (see Part IV, Definitions), hereinafter referred to as units or appliances, constructed entirely of new, unused parts and materials. A recreational vehicle cooking gas appliance shall be:
(a) For use with liquefied petroleum gases only, or
(b) For use with natural gas convertible for use with liquefied petroleum gases (see 1.1.3-c).
The construction of units is covered under Part I.
The performance of units is covered under Part II.
The types of appliances are classified as:
(a) Floor-Mounted Unit. A cooking appliance for installation directly on the floor, and flush with adjacent combustible construction at the sides and back. It has a top surface cooking section and an oven section. It may have additional sections.
(b) Built-In Unit. A cooking appliance designed to be recessed into, placed upon or attached to the construction of a recreational vehicle, but not to be installed directly on the floor. Built-in units are further classified as:
1. Top or surface unit. A unit for installation in or on a counter top. It may have conventional top burners, a griddle, a deep well cooker, open top broiler or any combination thereof.
2. Oven unit. A unit for installation in a cabinet, wall or partition, or for installation on a counter. It may be a separate oven, may be equipped with a broiler that uses the oven burner, or the oven may serve as a broiler with a burner in the upper portion of the oven.
3. Broiler unit. May have an open top or be enclosed, may be a separate broiler, or may be combined with a rotisserie.
4. Combinations of 1, 2 or 3 above, or any other cooking device that may be for similar installation.
For the purposes of this standard, units are also classified as:
(a) Full-Sized Unit. Any unit which does not qualify as a compact unit.
(b) Compact Unit. A unit whose outer casing encloses a volume not in excess of 6 cubic feet (0.17 m³) and whose weight is not in excess of 80 pounds (36.3 kg). For the determination of volume, back-guards, vent extensions, handles, etc., may be removed. For the determination of weight, other easily removable parts such as conventional top burners, oven racks, etc., may also be removed.
(c) Convertible Unit. A unit for use with natural gas and liquefied petroleum gases with provisions for the simple conversion from one gas to the other, equipped with double coaxial main burner orifices and a convertible gas appliance pressure regulator. (Also see Part IV, Definitions.)