UL 1450
Standard for Motor-Operated Air Compressors, Vacuum Pumps, and Painting Equipment

DETAILS
Edition Number:4SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2010-05-05DOD Approved: --
Price Code:CANSI Approved: 2013-11-01
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover household and commercial air compressors, vacuum pumps, inflators (both compressor-type and blower-type inflators), paint sprayers, paint mixers, and paint pigment dispensers intended for indoor or outdoor use or both in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. These requirements also cover motor-operated air compressors intended for use with sprinkler systems in accordance with the Standard for Installation of Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 13, and the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.


    1.1 revised effective June 1, 2013

    1.2 These requirements do not cover products:

    a)    Rated more than 600 V,

    b)    Employing a universal motor rated more than 250 V, or

    c)    Intended for installation and use in a hazardous location.

    1.3 These requirements do not cover medical and dental products; products intended to be used in heating, air conditioning, or refrigeration systems; paint heaters; electrostatic paint spraying products; or other products covered by separate requirements.


    1.3 revised effective June 1, 2013

    1.4 These requirements do not cover pneumatic tools and accessories that are covered by the Outline for Investigation for Portable Pneumatic Tools, Subject 7700-1.


    1.4 revised November 1, 2013

    1.5 These requirements do not cover industrial compressors that are primarily supplied to an individual customer specification with regard to pressure, flow, electrical supply, or optional equipment.


    1.5 added effective June 1, 2013

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Glossary
          • 3 Components
          • 4 Units of Measurement
          • 5 References
          • 6 Attachments
          • 7 Instructions Provided with the Product
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 8 General
          • 9 Enclosure
          • 10 Mechanical Assembly
          • 11 Protection Against Corrosion
          • 12 Accessibility of Uninsulated Live Parts and Film-Coated Wire
          • 13 Supply Connections
            • 13.1 Cord-connected products
            • 13.2 Strain relief
            • 13.3 Bushings
            • 13.4 Permanently connected products
          • 14 Current-Carrying Parts
          • 15 Insulating Material
          • 16 Gaskets and Seals
          • 17 Internal Wiring
            • 17.1 Mechanical protection
            • 17.2 Types of wire
            • 17.3 Splices and connections
          • 18 Separation of Circuits
          • 19 Capacitors
          • 20 Grounding
            • 20.1 General
            • 20.2 Grounding identification
          • 21 Double Insulation
          • 22 Lampholders
          • 23 Motors
            • 23.1 Construction
            • 23.2 Overload protection
            • 23.3 Brushes and brush holders
          • 24 Overload- or Thermal-Protective Devices
          • 25 Receptacles
          • 26 Switches and Controls
          • 27 Spacings
          • 27A Alternative Spacings – Clearances and Creepage Distances
        • PROTECTION AGAINST INJURY TO PERSONS
          • 28 General
          • 29 Sharp Edges
          • 30 Enclosures and Guards
          • 31 Materials
          • 32 Surface Temperatures
          • 33 Stability
          • 34 Strength of Handles and Mounting Means
          • 35 Rotating or Moving Members
          • 36 Pressure Vessels and Parts Subject to Pressure
            • 36.1 Pressure vessel
            • 36.2 Parts subject to pressure
          • 37 Pressure Relief Means
          • 38 Pressure-Regulating Control Switches
          • 39 Switches, Controls, and Interlocks
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 40 General
          • 41 Leakage Current Test
          • 42 Leakage Current Test Following Humidity Conditioning
          • 43 Starting Current Test
          • 44 Loaded Starting Test
          • 45 Input Test
          • 46 Temperature Test
            • 46.1 General
            • 46.2 Maximum normal load
          • 47 Grounding Continuity Test
          • 48 Dielectric Voltage Withstand Test
          • 49 Resistance to Moisture Test
          • 50 Paint Entry Test
          • 51 Test on Switches and Controls
          • 52 Strain Relief Test
          • 53 Push-Back Strain Relief Test
          • 54 Abnormal Operation Test
          • 55 Accelerated Aging Test
          • 56 Permanence of Marking Tests
          • 57 Vibration Test
          • 58 Hydrostatic Strength Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 59 Dielectric Voltage Withstand
          • 60 Grounding Continuity
          • 61 Pressure Vessel Assembly
          • 62 Start-to-Discharge of Pressure-Relief Device
        • RATING
          • 63 Details
        • MARKING
          • 64 Details
            • 64.1 General
            • 64.2 Permanently connected products
            • 64.3 Cord-connected products
            • 64.4 Household type products
          • 65 Cautionary
        • INSTRUCTION MANUAL
          • 66 General
          • 67 Operating and Installation Instructions
          • 68 User-Maintenance Instructions
          • 69 Grounding Instructions
          • 70 Double-Insulation Instructions
        • BATTERY-OPERATED PRODUCTS
          • 71 Scope
          • 72 Construction
          • 73 Performance
    • HIGH-PRESSURE PAINT SPRAYING PRODUCTS
    • APPENDIX A
    • Superseded List