UL 515A
Outline of Investigation for Electrical Resistance Trace Heating and Associated Controls for Use In Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems

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Edition Number:2SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2019-04-24DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: --
Type:outline

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover electrical resistance trace heating and associated accessories and controls for use in fire sprinkler and standpipe systems. This equipment is intended for installation in accordance with the manufacturer’s installation instructions and the applicable requirements of the following standards:

    a)    IEEE Standard for the Testing, Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Electrical Resistance Trace Heating for Industrial Applications, IEEE 515,

    b)     IEEE Standard for the Testing, Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Electrical Resistance Trace Heating for Commercial Applications, IEEE 515.1,

    c)    Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, ANSI/NFPA 13,

    d)     Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, ANSI/NFPA 13R,

    e)    Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, ANSI/NFPA 13D,

    f)    Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems, ANSI/NFPA 14, and

    g)    National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Outline Title Page
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Components
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 Undated References
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 5 Trace Heating
          • 6 Trace Heating Control Units
            • 6.1 General
            • 6.2 Safety Performance Tests
        • MARKING
          • 7 General
        • INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
          • 8 General