CSA B140.1:66 (R2020)
Vapourizing-type oil burners
This is the first edition of one of a series of Standards covering minimum requirements for safe operation, acceptable performance, design, construction, manufacture, marking, and testing of oil burning equipment.
Nothing in these requirements is to be considered in any way as indicating a measure of quality beyond compliance with the provisions they contain.
Safe and satisfactory operation of oil burning equipment depends to a great extent upon its proper installation. To assure satisfactory and safe operation, equipment complying with the requirements of this Standard should be installed in accordance with the latest issue of CSA Standard B139, Installation Code for Oil Burning Equipment.
This Standard applies to oil burning assemblies comprising a vapourizing burner and such devices as may be required to control the supply of fuel to the burner.
This Standard applies only to oil burner assemblies intended for use with either kerosene, No. 1 or No. 2 fuel oil as classified in CSA Standard B140.0.
This Standard applies to oil burner assemblies which may be installed in vented heating or cooking appliances.
This Standard applies to burner assemblies with a fuel input rate of one Canadian gallon per hour or less.
The requirements given herein apply to burner assemblies when installed in accordance with the instructions supplied by the manufacturer.
Burner assemblies having a burning rate greater than one Canadian gallon per hour, may be examined and tested in accordance with the intent of these requirements.