UL 1588
Outline of Investigation for Roof and Gutter De-Icing Cable Units

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Edition Number:4SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2002-05-24DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: --
Type:outline

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 This outline covers roof and gutter de-icing cable units intended for permanent connection. These cable units are intended for use in accordance with Article 426 of the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Outline Title Page
    • Table of Contents
    • UL Foreword
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Components
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 Undated References
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 5 Heating Conductors
          • 6 Grounding Component
          • 7 Outer Jacket
          • 8 Nonheating Leads
          • 9 Installation Components
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 10 General
          • 11 Heating Cable Tests
            • 11.1 Crushing test
            • 11.2 Impact test
            • 11.3 Abrasion test
            • 11.4 Cold-bend test
            • 11.5 Flame test
          • 12 Complete-System Tests
            • 12.1 Installation test
            • 12.2 Input test
            • 12.3 Temperature test
            • 12.4 Thermal protection
            • 12.5 Dielectric voltage-withstand test
            • 12.6 Ground-fault current test
            • 12.7 Lead pull-out test
            • 12.8 Weatherometer tests
            • 12.9 Tension test
            • 12.10 Severe-use test
            • 12.11 Splice-insulation/insulation-resistance test
            • 12.12 Splice-enclosure mechanical evaluation
        • MARKINGS
          • 13 Cable Unit
        • INSTRUCTIONS
          • 14 Installation Instructions