UL 296:2017-11 Oil Burners.
1.1 These requirements cover oil burners intended for firing appliances and devices such as boilers; central, floor, wall, and special furnaces; storage tank water, air, and direct-fired air heater units; and ovens. These burners are required to be equipped with automatic primary safety controls to restrict abnormal discharge of oil at the burner in case of ignition failure or flame failure.
1.2 The use of oil-burning equipment covered by the these requirements are intended for installation in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association Standard for the Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment, NFPA 31, the International Mechanical Code, and the Uniform Mechanical Code.
2 Components
2.1 Except as indicated in 2.2, a component of a product covered by this standard shall comply with the requirements for that component. See the individual sections of this Standard for component requirements.
2.2 A component is not required to comply with a specific requirement that:
a) Involves a feature or characteristic not required in the application of the component in the product covered by this standard, or
b) Is superseded by a requirement in this standard.
2.3 A component shall be used in accordance with its rating established for the intended conditions of use.
2.4 Specific components are incomplete in construction features or restricted in performance capabilities. Such components are intended for use only under limited conditions, such as certain temperatures not exceeding specified limits, and shall be used only under those specific conditions.
3 Units of Measurement
3.1 Values stated without parentheses are the requirement. Values in parentheses are explanatory or approximate information.
4 Undated References
4.1 Any undated reference to a code or standard appearing in the requirements of this standard shall be
interpreted as referring to the latest edition of that code or standard.
5 Glossary
5.1 For the purpose of this standard, the following definitions apply.
5.2 AIR SHUTTER — An adjustable device for varying the size of the air inlet or inlets regulating primary or secondary air.
5.3 ANTIFLOODING DEVICE — A primary safety control that causes the fuel flow to be shut off upon a rise in fuel level or upon receiving excess fuel, and that operates before the hazardous discharge of fuel can occur.
5.4 BURNER, AUTOMATICALLY-LIGHTED — One where fuel to the main burner is turned on and ignited automatically.
5.5 BURNER, MANUALLY-LIGHTED — One where fuel to the main burner is turned on only by hand and ignited under supervision.UL 296 pdf download.