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Standard 1450, Edition 4

Standard for Motor-Operated Air Compressors, Vacuum Pumps, and Painting Equipment

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 1450, Edition 4 Edition Date: December 21, 2018
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Subject 1450

Bulletin Dated: December 21, 2018


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Motor-Operated Air Compressors, Vacuum Pumps, and Painting Equipment, UL 1450, are being proposed:

1. Proposed Addition Of Paragraph 2.20.1 To Define A Portable Product

2. Proposed Addition Of Requirements To Allow A Minimum HB Flammability Rating For Class 2 LPS Or LVLE Circuits

3. Proposed Revision To Paragraph 9.5 To Remove UV Requirements For Indoor Equipment And To Clarify Test Tolerances

4. Proposed Revision To Paragraph 20.1.5 To Clarify Grounding Requirements For Dead Metal Parts

5. Proposed Revisions To Table 46.1, Temperature Rises, To Add Insulation Classes And Clarify The Requirements

6. Proposed Revisions To Paragraph 46.2.2 To Allow The Use Of Oil When Testing Non-pneumatic Paint Sprayers

7. Proposed Revisions To Paragraph 47.2 To Clarify The Test Method For Grounding Continuity

8. Proposed Revision To 54.1 To Clarify The Test Method For The Abnormal Test With Respect To Semiconductor Junctions

9. Proposed Revision To Paragraph 58.1 To Allow Oil Or Other Representative Liquid For The Hydrostatic Strength Test

10. Proposed Revisions To Clarify Construction And Performance Requirements For Battery-Operated Products With Respect To Battery Ratings And Types

11. Proposed Revisions to Table SA6.1 To Delete Obsolete Properties And To Align With Similar Requirements In The Standard For Tests For Sharpness Of Edges On Equipment, UL 1439

12. Proposed Revisions To Test Requirements In Section SA9, Gasket And Seals, To Exempt Gaskets Not Relied Upon To Reduce Risk Of Electric Shock Or Injury To Persons From Testing

13. Proposed Revision To Paragraph SA10.11 To Add 50/50 Ethylene Glycol/Water Mix As An Acceptable Solvent That Can Be Used In The Solvent Exposure Test - Tensile Strength And Elongation Tests

14. Proposed Revisions To Paragraph SA10.12 To Clarify Pull Force Test Requirements For Hoses With Diameters Greater Than 3/16 In.

15. Proposed Addition Of Figure SA10.1 To Clarify The Correct Test Method For The Hose Flexing Test

16. Proposed Changes To Relocate Component Standard References From Appendix A To The Body Of The Standard

17. Proposed Revisions To Update Requirements For Controls

18. Proposed Revisions To Correct Cord Lengths For Attached Flexible Cord

19. Proposed Revisions To Clarify The Normal Load Run Time For Commercial Inflators

20. Proposed Addition Of Construction, Marking And Installation Instruction Requirements For Nitrogen Generators

21. Proposed Changes To Replace Existing Requirements for Battery-Operated Products With Requirements Based On The Requirements In UL 2595, General Requirements For Battery-Powered Appliances

22. Proposed Addition Of Electronic Control Requirements

23. Proposed Revisions To Paragraph 9.7 To Update The Reference To The Applicable Flammability Test

24. Proposed Revision To And Addition Of Requirements To Address Compressor Constructions That Employ Alternative Means To Drain Pressure Vessels

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