UL 1175
Standard for Buoyant Cushions

DETAILS
Edition Number:4SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2007-04-20DOD Approved: --
Price Code:CANSI Approved: 2014-10-21
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover buoyant cushions using unicellular plastic foam, kapok, or fibrous glass flotation material that are intended to be used in accordance with the applicable regulations of the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

    1.2 The buoyant cushions covered by these requirements are intended for USCG approval under 46 CFR 160.048 or 160.049.

    1.3 These requirements do not cover buoyant cushions that employ entrapped air as the prime buoyant means.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Undated References
          • 4 Components
          • 5 General
          • 6 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 7 Material
          • 8 Kapok or Fibrous Glass Cushions
          • 9 Unicellular Plastic Foam Cushions
          • 10 Scrap Foam Cushions
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 11 General
          • 12 Buoyancy Test
          • 13 Tensile Test
          • 14 Insert Envelope Seam Strength Test
          • 15 Throw Test
          • 16 Release Test
          • 17 Temperature Tests
            • 17.1 General
            • 17.2 High temperature test
            • 17.3 Low temperature test
          • 18 Flame Exposure Test
          • 19 Seam Strength Test
          • 20 Tests for Adhesive Material of Scrap Foam Cushions
            • 20.1 General
            • 20.2 Air oven exposure
            • 20.3 Cold chamber exposure
            • 20.4 Humidity chamber exposure
            • 20.5 Tensile test
        • MARKINGS
          • 21 General
        • SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
          • 22 General
          • 23 Required Texts