UL 1340
Standard for Hoists

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Edition Number:3SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2016-10-14DOD Approved: --
Price Code:BANSI Approved: --
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover hoists of the overhead type intended for material lifting service using either chain, wire rope, or fibre kernmantle rope. They are intended to be suspended from a fixed member and may include trolleys for mobility.

    1.2 This standard covers electrically powered hoists rated 1000 volts or less to be employed in nonhazardous environmental locations in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

    1.3 This standard covers pneumatically powered hoists.

    1.4 These requirements do not cover:

    a)    Manual and power-operated type portable hoists intended for use with scaffolds suspended by wire ropes;

    b)    Hoists for transporting people;

    c)    Manual operated chain hoists; or

    d)    The fixed member or trolley that suspends the hoist.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 General
            • 2.1 Components
            • 2.2 Units of measurement
            • 2.3 Undated references
          • 3 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • ALL HOISTS
          • 4 General
          • 5 Materials and Assembly
          • 6 Protection Against Corrosion
          • 7 Lubrication
          • ELECTRICALLY POWERED HOISTS
          • 8 Accessibility of Uninsulated Live Parts, Film-Coated Wire, and Moving Parts
          • 9 Electrical Component Enclosures
            • 9.1 General
            • 9.2 Nonmetallic enclosures
            • 9.3 Metallic enclosures
          • 10 Supply Connections
            • 10.1 General
            • 10.2 Strain relief
            • 10.3 Bushings
          • 11 Internal Wiring
            • 11.1 General
            • 11.2 Wiring methods
          • 12 Grounding
          • 13 Bonding for Grounding
            • 13.1 General
            • 13.2 Construction and connections
          • 14 Mounting of Components
          • 15 Capacitors
          • 16 Insulating Material
          • 17 Motors
          • 18 Switches and Controllers
          • 19 Interlock Switches
          • 20 Uninsulated Live Parts
          • 21 Spacings
          • 22 Printed-Wiring Boards
        • PERFORMANCE
          • ALL HOISTS
          • 23 Normal-Operation Test
          • 24 Strength Test
          • ELECTRICALLY POWERED HOISTS
          • 25 Metallic-Coating-Thickness Test
          • 26 Leakage Current Test
          • 27 Humidity Test
          • 28 Continuity of Grounding Test
          • 29 Starting Current Test
          • 30 Input Test
          • 31 Temperature Test
          • 32 Strain-Relief Test
          • 33 Rain Test
          • 34 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 35 Power Failure Test
          • 36 Tests on Switches and Controllers
            • 36.1 General
            • 36.2 Speed-changing switches
            • 36.3 Motor-reversing switches
            • 36.4 Other switches
          • 37 Short-Circuit Test – Bonding Conductors
          • 38 Impedance Test – Bonding Conductors
          • 39 Limited Short-Circuit Test
          • PNEUMATICALLY POWERED HOISTS
          • 40 Input-Pressure Test
          • 41 Hydrostatic Pressure Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • ELECTRICALLY POWERED HOISTS
          • 42 General
          • 43 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 44 Grounding-Continuity Test
        • MARKINGS
          • ALL HOISTS
          • 45 General
          • 46 Electrically Powered Hoists
          • 47 Pneumatically Powered Hoists
        • INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
          • 48 General
    • RESIDENTIAL HOISTS
    • APPENDIX A