UL 1090
Standard for Electric Snow Movers

DETAILS
Edition Number:7SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2016-10-05DOD Approved: --
Price Code:CANSI Approved: 2017-09-20
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover cord-connected electrically operated snow movers rated 250 V or less to be employed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.

    1.2 These requirements also cover battery-operated snow movers as specified in Battery Powered Gardening Appliances, Supplement sa, in this Standard.

    1.3 These requirements do not cover riding-type snow movers or snow movers intended for commercial or industrial use or for use in hazardous locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.

    1.4 In addition to the requirements in this standard, a snow mover shall comply with 5.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.2.5, 6, 7, 10.1 – 10.3, 11.1, and 12 of the Snow Throwers – Safety Specifications, ANSI B71.3.

    Markings shall be considered durable and permanent if they comply with Permanency of Marking, Section 42, of this standard.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Undated References
          • 4 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 5 Components
            • 5.1 General
            • 5.2 Attachment plugs, receptacles, connectors, and terminals
            • 5.4 Boxes and raceways
            • 5.5 Capacitors and filters
            • 5.6 Controls
            • 5.7 Cords, cables, and internal wiring
            • 5.8 Cord reels
            • 5.9 Film-coated wire (magnet wire)
            • 5.10 Gaskets, seals and tubing
            • 5.11 Ground-fault, arc-fault, and leakage current detectors/interrupters
            • 5.12 Insulation systems
            • 5.13 Light sources and associated components
            • 5.14 Marking and labeling systems
            • 5.15 Motors and motor overload protection
            • 5.16 Motor overload protection
            • 5.17 Overcurrent protection
            • 5.18 Polymeric materials
            • 5.19 Power supplies
            • 5.20 Printed-wiring boards
            • 5.21 Semiconductors and small electrical and electronic components
            • 5.22 Supplemental insulation, insulating bushings, and assembly aids
            • 5.23 Switches
            • 5.24 Transformers
            • 5.25 Valves (electrically operated) and solenoids
          • 6 Frame and Enclosure
            • 6.1 General
            • 6.2 Metallic enclosures
            • 6.3 Polymeric enclosures
            • 6.4 Handles
          • 7 Accessibility of Uninsulated Live Parts and Film-Coated Wire
          • 8 Mechanical Assembly
          • 9 Protection Against Corrosion
          • 10 Supply Connections
            • 10.1 General
            • 10.2 Flexible cord
            • 10.3 Attachment plug
            • 10.4 Strain relief
            • 10.5 Bushings
          • 11 Live Parts
          • 12 Internal Wiring
            • 12.1 General
            • 12.2 Insulation
            • 12.3 Splices and connections
          • 13 Electrical Insulation
          • 14 Motors
          • 15 Switches and Controls
          • 16 Lampholders
          • 17 Capacitors
          • 18 Spacings
          • 19 Grounding
          • 20 Controls – End Product Test Parameters
            • 20.1 General
            • 20.2 Auxiliary controls
            • 20.3 Operating controls (regulating controls)
            • 20.4 Protective controls (limiting controls)
            • 20.5 Controls using a temperature sensing device
        • PROTECTION AGAINST INJURY TO PERSONS
          • Sub-Section
          • 21 General
          • Sub-Section
          • 22 Enclosures and Guards
          • 23 Rotating Parts
          • 24 Switches and Controls
          • Sub-Section
          • 25 Drop Test for Reliability of Parts
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 26 General
          • 27 Leakage Current Test
          • 28 Starting Current Test
          • 29 Continuity of Ground Connection
          • 30 Impeller Stopping Test
          • 31 Input Test
          • 32 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 33 Temperature Test
          • 34 Resistance to Moisture Test
          • 35 Abnormal Operation Test
          • 36 Handle Tests
          • 37 Strain Relief Test
          • 38 Push-Back Relief Test
          • 39 Switches and Controls
          • 40 Attachment Plug Test
          • 41 Accelerated Aging Test
          • 42 Permanency of Marking
          • 42A Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Resistance Test
        • POLYMERIC ENCLOSURES
          • 43 General
          • 44 Polymeric Materials Classed Other Than HB
            • 44.1 Mold stress evaluation
            • 44.2 Resistance to impact
            • 44.3 Abnormal operation
            • 44.4 Flame resistance
          • 45 Polymeric Materials Classed HB
            • 45.1 Mold stress evaluation
            • 45.2 Resistance to impact
            • 45.3 Overload
            • 45.4 Flame test
            • 45.5 Resistance to hot-wire ignition
            • 45.6 Volume resistivity
            • 45.7 High-current arc ignition
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 46 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 47 Grounding Continuity
        • RATINGS
          • 48 General
        • MARKINGS
          • 49 General
          • 50 Identification and Rating
          • 51 Fuses
          • 52 Switches and Controls
          • 53 Cautionary Markings
        • INSTRUCTIONS
          • 54 Instruction Manual
            • 54.1 General
            • 54.2 Important safety instructions
        • DOUBLE-INSULATED SNOW MOVERS
          • 55 General
          • 56 Construction
          • 57 Marking
    • BATTERY POWERED SNOW MOVERS