CSA/AM CSA/ANSI Z83.11B: Gas Food Service Equipment
SDO: CSA/AM: CSA America, Inc.
DOD Adopted ANSI Approved Approved
This standard applies to newly produced gas food service equipment providing coverage for ranges and unit broilers, baking and roasting ovens, counter appliances, deep fat fryers, kettles, steam cookers, steam generators, (see Part IV, Definitions) hereinafter referred to as either (1) "appliances," constructed entirely of new, unused parts and materials for use in food service centers of commercial, industrial, institutional and public assembly buildings or (2) "outdoor appliances" constructed entirely of new, unused parts and materials for outdoor use and/or for installation in either carts or trailers:
a. For use with natural gas;
b. For use with manufactured gas;
c. For use with mixed gas;
d. For use with propane gas;
e. For use with liquefied petroleum gases (See 2.2-e);
f. For use with LP gas-air mixtures; and
g. For use with either natural, manufactured, or mixed gas and convertible (see Part IV, Definitions) for use with either propane gas or liquefied petroleum gases.
The construction of gas food service equipment for use with the above-mentioned gases is covered under Part I.
The performance of gas food service equipment for use with the above-mentioned gases is covered under Part II.
The construction of floor-supported and built-in food service appliances for use with the above-mentioned gases is covered under Part I.
The performance of floor-supported and built-in food service appliances for use with the above-mentioned gases is covered under Part II.
Where specific type of equipment is involved, that product type (e.g., fryer) will be identified and underlined in the provision and will only apply to that product type.
This standard also covers all electrical equipment, wiring and accessories built in or supplied for use with an appliance. It covers only such appliances with electrical equipment, wiring and accessories which are installed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 or the Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1, as applicable.
If a value for measurement as given in this standard is followed by an equivalent value in other units, the first stated value is to be regarded as the specification.
All references to psi through this standard are to be considered gage pressure unless otherwise specified.
OUTDOOR APPLIANCES, CARTS, AND TRAILERS
a. Appliances complying with sections of this standard which specify outdoor appliances shall be marked per Section 1.49, Marking.
b. Appliances which are for use with a self-contained LP-gas system shall comply with Sections 1.41, Self-Contained LP-Gas Supply Systems and 1.42, Enclosures for Self-Contained LP-Gas Supply Systems.
c. Outdoor appliances also include appliances which are intended to be towed behind a vehicle. This standard does not address the issues of road performance nor Department of Transportation (Federal, State, Canadian, or Provincial) rules and regulations concerning trailers.
d. A manufacturer shall supply adequate documentation to a testing agency that the trailer equipped with appliances meets applicable regulations and is eligible for titling and licensing. Listing by an approval agency to this standard does not imply that the trailer complies with the necessary codes applicable to vehicles for use on highways, roads, or streets.
e. This standard also covers the permanent gas distribution system used in any cart or trailer that is being submitted for evaluation under this standard.
f. This standard is not intended for appliances that are:
1. For use in mobile structures with walls on all four sides and a permanent roof.
2. Listed separately for mounting on a trailer or cart.
3. Carts or trailers that are listed without appliances.
g. Carts and trailers shall only be investigated for gas supply system construction.
Exhibit A contains items that are unique to the United States.
Exhibit B contains items that are unique to Canada.
Exhibit C contains a list of standards specifically referenced in this standard, and sources from which these reference standards may be obtained.
Special construction provisions applicable to an appliance convertible for use with natural gas and liquefied petroleum gases are outlined under 1.10.3, 1.15.1and 1.49.3-g(3).
Special construction provisions applicable to an appliance designed for use with an optional listed conversion kit are outlined under Exhibit D (Optional) Provisions for Listed Gas Appliance Conversion Kits.
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