UL 1204
Standard for Parts Cleaners

DETAILS
Edition Number:1SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2018-07-19DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2018-07-19
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover parts cleaners used for cleaning or removing grease and similar substances from the item contaminated.

    1.2 These requirements cover electrically operated parts cleaners rated up to 600 V, and manual type parts cleaners with no electrical connection.

    1.3 These units are intended for use with flammable/combustible liquids or non-flammable/non-combustible cleaning solutions as detailed in the instruction manual provided with the unit and labels on the unit.

    1.4 Requirements for the installation and use of parts cleaners are included in the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, the Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, NFPA 30, the Uniform Fire Code, NFPA 1, and the International Fire Code, IFC.

    1.5 These requirements do not apply to the following:

    a) Units intended to be installed outdoors;

    b) Units intended for use with solvents or cleaning solutions that are considered unstable; or

    c) Parts cleaners employing evaporating and condensing solvents.

    1.6 These requirements do not address the physiological effects of solvents or cleaning solutions used with the equipment or any hazardous waste generated by the equipment.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Components
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 Undated References
          • 5 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 6 General
          • 7 Solvents
          • 8 Pumps
            • 8.1 General
            • 8.2 Water based solution pumps
            • 8.3 Electric and pneumatic flammable and combustible liquid solvent pumps
          • 9 Supply Connections
            • 9.1 General
            • 9.2 Cord connected products
            • 9.3 Permanently connected products
          • 10 Grounding
            • 10.1 General
            • 10.2 Grounding identification
            • 10.3 Grounding circuit resistance
          • 11 Spacings
            • 11.1 Line voltage circuits
            • 11.2 Low voltage circuits
        • PROTECTION AGAINST INJURY TO PERSONS
          • 12 Strength of Materials
          • 13 Sharp Edges
          • 14 Stability
          • 15 Strength of Handles
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 16 General
          • 17 Input Test
          • 18 Starting Current Test
          • 19 Leakage Current Test
          • 20 Temperature Test
          • 21 Ground Circuit Resistance Test
          • 22 Dielectric Test
          • 23 Cable Arcing Test
          • 24 Strain Relief Test
          • 25 Stalled Armature Switch Test
          • 26 Stability Test
          • 27 Lid Closure Test
          • 28 Fluid Leakage Test
          • 29 Fusible Link Operation Test
          • 30 Link Calibration Test
          • 31 Lid Impact Test
          • 32 Strength of Handles Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 33 Dielectric Voltage Withstand Test
          • 34 Grounding Continuity Test
          • 35 Fluid Leakage Test
        • MARKINGS
          • 36 Markings
          • 37 Instruction Manual
    • APPENDIX A