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South Carolina Boiler Installation (2021-08-05)

There are 50 questions in this examination. You will need to answer 35 questions correctly in order to pass. You are allowed 3 hours to complete this examination. NOTE: All Boiler Installation - Commercial Contractor candidates are required to pass the Business Management and Law for Contractors Examination and the Boiler Installation Examination.

Boiler Installation Scope of Work

Boiler installation' which includes those who are qualified to install, repair, and service boilers and boiler piping including the boiler auxiliary equipment, controls, and actuated machinery and dryer rolls. To qualify for this subclassification, a person must pass a technical examination administered by the board or must be the holder of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 'S' stamp or hold the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBBPVI) 'R' stamp and meet the requirements for licensure according to this chapter.

1. Code Compliance (10 Items)

2. Boilers - Low Pressure (12 Items)

3. Boilers - High Pressure (8 Items)

4. Boilers - Steam Traps (5 Items)

5. Boilers - Safety (5 Items)

6. Piping (4 Items)

7. Welding (6 Items)

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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  • Open Book

    Low Pressure Boilers 5th Edition

    $105.00

    Low Pressure Boilers is the leading resource for preparing for low pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest information on the safe and efficient operation of low pressure steam and hot water boilers, cooling systems, and related equipment. Each chapter is divided into sections to aid comprehension of key concepts. To assist with preparing for a licensing exam, a separate chapter with test-taking tips and a sample exam is included.

  • Open Book

    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Open Book

    Pipefitter's Handbook, 1967 3rd Edition

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 1967

    $50.00

    Compact and pocket-sized, this handy reference contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, steamfitters-anyone concerned with layout and installation of pipe.

  • Open Book

    Pipe Welding Procedures

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2003

    $75.00

    A standard reference for decades, this new edition of Pipe Welding Procedures continues to reinforce the welder's understanding of procedures. Drawing on his extensive practical and teaching experience in the field, the author describes in detail the manipulating procedures used to weld pipe joints. You will find useful information on heat input and distribution, essentials of shielded metal-arc technology, distortion, pipe welding defects, welding safety, essentials of welding metallurgy, and qualification of the welding procedure and the welder.

  • Open Book

    Carrier System Design Manual Part 3 - Piping Design

    Publication Year: 1973

    $76.00

    This part of the System Design Manual presents data and examples to guide the engineer in practical design and layout of normal air conditioning piping systems.

  • Open Book

    NFPA 85: Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code 2007

    Publication Year: 2007

    $73.87

  • Open Book

    High Pressure Boilers, 6th Edition

    Publication Year: 2019
    6th Edition

    $125.00

    High Pressure Boilers continues to be the leading resource for preparing for high pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the safe and efficient operation of high pressure steam boilers and related equipment. The latest combustion control technology, as well as EPA regulations and their implications, are covered in this edition. Each chapter includes case studies to enhance learning as well as a separate chapter with test-taking tips and six sample exams.
  • Open Book

    NFPA 85: Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code 2011

    $96.00

    Boiler hazards not only impact operational performance, but they can also cause explosions and jeopardize the lives of facility occupants and maintenance personnel. NFPA 85, Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code, gives everyone involved with large boiler installations and pulverized fuel systems the information they need for fire safety compliance -- from design and installation to inspection.

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    South Carolina Mechanical Code 2018

    $101.00

    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2018 IBC. Effective date January 1, 2020

  • Open Book

    South Carolina Fuel Gas Code 2018

    $100.00

    This is a fully integrated code based on the 2018 IBC. Effective date January 1, 2020