|Edition Number:||4||SCC Approved:||--|
|Edition Date:||2009-10-28||DOD Approved:||--|
|Price Code:||A||ANSI Approved:||--|
1.1 These requirements cover transportable and special purpose portable electric tools rated not more than 600 V (at not more than 250 V if the tool employs a universal motor), for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.
1.2 In addition these requirements cover accessories and attachments for use with transportable and special purpose portable electric tools. Specific requirements are outlined in Sections 62 – 66.
1.3 These requirements do not cover fixed or stationary electric tools, flexible-shaft tools, gardening appliances, garage equipment, soldering irons or guns, painting equipment, floor-finishing machines, or other equipment covered by individual requirements.
1.4 These requirements cover double-insulated transportable and special purpose portable electric tools. Specific requirements are given in Sections 57 – 61.
1.5 For the purpose of these requirements, tools are classified into two groups:
a) A general-use tool is considered to be a tool (usually employing a universal motor) that ordinarily is subject to a wide fluctuation of load;
b) A special-use tool is considered to be a tool intended for a particular operation not involving a wide variation of load.
1.6 These requirements cover an accessory and an attachment:
a) Recommended by the manufacturer;
b) Referred to in the instruction manual for a tool; or
c) Packed with a tool.
1.7 These requirements do not cover accessories or attachments that:
a) Are not provided with the tool; and
b) Are not identified by catalog number or equivalent product designation in the instruction manual for the tool.
These requirements do not cover accessories or attachments mentioned in minicatalogs or flyers even if the catalog or flyer is provided with the tool.