UL 1206
Standard for Electric Commercial Clothes-Washing Equipment

DETAILS
Edition Number:4SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2003-04-22DOD Approved: 1989-06-14
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2019-01-07
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover electric commercial, industrial, and institutional clothes-washing equipment intended for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Equipment covered by this Standard is not intended for use by the general public, but only by trained or supervised personnel.

    1.2 These requirements do not cover clothes dryers, coin-operated clothes washing appliances, flatirons, ironing machines, water heaters, water softeners, dry-cleaning machines, garment-finishing machines, appliances employing wringer mechanisms, or other equipment covered by requirements separate from this standard.

    1.3 Appliances and field-attached accessories are investigated under these requirements and under such additional requirements as are applicable to the appliance under consideration.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 References
          • 3 Glossary
          • 4 Components
          • 5 Units of Measurement
          • 6 Field-Attached Accessories
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 7 Frame and Enclosure
          • 8 Accessibility of Uninsulated Live Parts and Film-Coated Wire
          • 9 Mechanical Assembly
          • 10 Protection Against Corrosion
          • 11 Power-Supply Connections
            • 11.1 General
            • 11.2 Permanently connected appliances
            • 11.3 For connection of grounded power-supply conductor
            • 11.4 For connection of equipment-grounding conductor
            • 11.5 Cord-connected appliances
          • 12 Internal Wiring
          • 13 Live Parts
          • 14 Electrical Insulation
          • 15 Thermal Insulation
          • 16 Motors
          • 17 Overload Protection
          • 18 Lampholders
          • 19 Receptacles
          • 20 Switches
          • 20A Controls
            • 20A.1 General
            • 20A.2 Operating controls
            • 20A.3 Controls that manage safety critical functions (protective controls)
            • 20A.4 Temperature-regulating and temperature-limiting devices
            • 20A.5 Cycle selection controls
            • 20A.6 Door/lid interlock or lock protective controls
            • 20A.7 Water level detection controls
          • 21 Heating Elements
          • 22 Capacitors
          • 23 Spacings
          • 23A Alternative Spacings – Clearances and Creepage Distances
          • 24 Grounding
          • 25 Overflow Pipes
        • PROTECTION AGAINST RISK OF INJURY TO PERSONS
          • 26 Automatic Restarting of Motor
          • 27 Stability
            • 27.1 Freestanding appliances
            • 27.2 Appliance stands
          • 28 Sharp Edges, Projections, and Moving Parts
          • 29 Centrifugal-Extraction Appliances
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 30 General
          • 31 Input
          • 32 Starting Current
          • 33 Insulation Resistance
          • 34 Physical Properties of a Liquid Seal or Diaphragm
          • 35 Dielectric Voltage Withstand
          • 36 Temperature
          • 37 Switches
          • 38 Overload Protection
          • 39 Flooding of Live Parts
            • 39.1 Flooding as a result of deterioration or damage of a boot or diaphragm
            • 39.2 Flooding as a result of malfunction or breakdown of a timer switch or a float- or pressure-operated switch
          • 40 Oversudsing
          • 41 Overflow of Auxiliary Reservoirs
          • 42 Strain Relief
          • 43 Permanence of Marking
          • 44 Polymeric Materials
            • 44.1 General
            • 44.2 Long-term exposure
            • 44.3 Immersion
            • 44.4 Mold stress-relief distortion
            • 44.5 Horizontal burning; HB
            • 44.6 Flammability
            • 44.7 Resistance to impact
            • 44.8 Crushing resistance
            • 44.9 Hot-wire ignition
            • 44.10 Thermal aging
            • 44.11 Volume resistivity
            • 44.12 Enclosure flammability – large mass consideration
            • 44.13 High current arc resistance to ignition (HAI)
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 45 Plumbing System Leakage
          • 46 Grounding Continuity
          • 47 Dielectric Voltage Withstand
        • RATING
          • 48 General
        • MARKING
          • 49 General
          • 50 Details
          • 51 Installation Instructions
    • (NORMATIVE) – EVALUATION OF ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS
    • APPENDIX A