Commercial Fishing Vessel: Backfire Flame Arrest Requirements Mobile App
A United States commercial fishing vessel must be documented with the U.S.
How does it work?
Coast Guard, or issued a number from the state where it is principally used. The Commercial Fishing Vessel: Backfire Flame Arrest Requirements mobile app provides and easy to use checklist to ensure compliance with the federal regulations applicable to the operation of uninspected commercial fishing vessels. Each gasoline engine, except outboard motors, must be equipped with an acceptable means of backfire flame control. Coast Guard approved backfire flame arresters have approval numbers 162.015 and 162.041 or an arrester complying with SAE J-1928 or UL 1111, or bear a label indicating that the Coast Guard has approved the use of the engine without an arrester are acceptable. The arrester grid must be securely attached to the housing and the housing securely attached to the air intake. All fittings must be flame tight, and all screens clean and free of foreign matter. GoCanvas allows you to have your submitted data emailed to you on a periodic basis of your choice.