UL 1088
Temporary Lighting Strings

DETAILS
Edition Number:7SCC Approved:2019-01-28
Edition Date:2015-07-10DOD Approved: --
Price Code:BANSI Approved: 2019-01-28
Type:ululc

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover temporary lighting strings rated not more than 20 A, 125 V, intended for indoor and outdoor use to provide temporary illumination during the period of construction, remodeling, maintenance, repair, or demolition of buildings or structures, or similar activities, in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code), Part I, CSA C22.1, Section 76, and the U.S. National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70, Article 590.

    1.2 These requirements cover temporary lighting strings consisting of a factory assembly of flexible cord, or cable, incorporating at least two non-replaceable light sources or two lampholders provided with lamp guards. The complete assembly is intended for connection to a branch circuit.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • UL Harmonized Standard Title Page
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Components
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 References
          • 5 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 6 General
          • 7 Identification
          • 8 Spacings
          • 9 Mechanical Assembly
          • 10 Corrosion Protection
          • 11 Exposure of Live Parts
          • 12 Fittings
          • 13 Cord Connectors
          • 14 Taps and Splices
          • 15 Lampholders
          • 16 Screw Lampholder Cavities
          • 17 Flexible Cord, Cable, and Conductors
          • 18 Lamp Guards
            • 18.1 General
            • 18.2 Water shields and gaskets
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 19 Normal Temperature Test
          • 20 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 21 Abnormal Operation Test
          • 22 Integrity of Assembly Test
          • 23 Crushing Test
          • 24 Cold Impact Test
          • 25 Adhesion Test
          • 26 Conductor Secureness Test
          • 27 Accelerated Aging Tests
            • 27.1 General
            • 27.2 Rubber compounds
            • 27.3 PVC compounds
          • 28 Polymeric Thermal Conditioning Test
          • 29 Accelerated Aging Separate Gasket Test
          • 30 Accelerated Aging Integral Gasket Test
          • 31 Adhesion Separate Gasket Test
          • 32 Adhesion Integral Gasket Test
          • 33 Extended Use Test
          • 34 Water Spray Test
          • 35 Insulation Resistance Test
          • 36 Sunlight Resistance Test
          • 37 Hanger Strength Test
          • 38 Security of Screw Shell Test
          • 39 Metallic Coating Thickness Test
          • 40 Permanence of Cord Tag Test
            • 40.1 General
            • 40.2 Test conditions
            • 40.3 Test method
        • PRODUCTION LINE TESTS
          • 41 Grounding Continuity Test
          • 42 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
        • RATING
          • 43 Details
        • MARKING
          • 44 Details
        • TABLES
        • FIGURES
    • ANNEX A (normative) – Reference Standards
    • ANNEX B (CAN)(normative)Markings – French Translation