UL 2753
Outline of Investigation for Battery Operated Ride-On Lawn Mowers

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Edition Number:2SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2018-02-07DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: --
Type:outline

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 This Outline of Investigation covers rechargeable reel and rotary ride-on battery powered lawn mowers intended as consumer products for household use.

    1.2 These requirements do not cover equipment for use in hazardous locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

    1.3 This Outline of Investigation does not cover:

    a)    Robotic Lawn Mowers that are unattended and operate automatically; or

    b)    Battery-Operated Lawn Mowers which are covered under UL 1447.

    1.4 Most requirements for battery operation and charging are incorporated by reference to UL 2595.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Outline Title Page
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 References
          • 4 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 5 Components
            • 5.1 General
            • 5.2 Connectors and terminals
            • 5.3 Capacitors and filters
            • 5.4 Controls
            • 5.4.1 Electromechanical and electronic controls
            • 5.4.2 Motor and speed controls
            • 5.4.3 Pressure controls
            • 5.4.4 Temperature controls
            • 5.4.5 Timer controls
            • 5.5 Cords, cables, and internal wiring
            • 5.6 Gaskets, seals and tubing
            • 5.7 Inverters, converters and controllers
            • 5.8 Light sources and associated components
            • 5.9 Overcurrent protection
            • 5.10 Polymeric materials and enclosures
            • 5.11 Printed-wiring boards
            • 5.12 Semiconductors and small electrical and electronic components
            • 5.13 Supplemental insulation, insulating bushings, and assembly aids
          • 6 General
          • 7 Electric Controls
          • 8 Frame and Enclosure
            • 8.1 General
            • 8.2 Metallic enclosures
          • 9 Wiring
          • 10 Battery Compartment or Enclosure
          • 11 Battery
            • 11.1 General
            • 11.2 Battery Leads
            • 11.3 Battery Connectors
            • 11.4 Battery charger
          • 12 Switches and motor controllers
          • 13 Lamps, Lampholders and Audible Devices
          • 14 Uninsulated current carrying parts
          • 15 Separation of circuits
          • 16 Barriers
          • 17 Controls – End Product Test Parameters
            • 17.1 General
            • 17.2 Auxiliary controls
            • 17.3 Operating controls (regulating controls)
            • 17.4 Protective controls (limiting controls)
            • 17.5 Controls using a temperature sensing device
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 18 Temperature Test
          • 19 Brake Test
          • 20 Ball Impact Test
          • 21 Dielectric Voltage Withstand
          • 22 Water Spray Test
          • 23 Cleaning Test
          • 24 Accelerated Aging Test
          • 25 Vibration Test
          • 26 Strength of Handles Test
          • 27 Strain-Relief And Torque Tests
          • 28 Construction and Performance
        • INSTRUCTIONS
          • 29 Service instructions
          • 30 Additional Service Instructions
          • 31 Production-Line Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test – Hazardous Voltage
        • MARKINGS
          • 32 General