UL 1618
Standard for Wall Protectors, Floor Protectors, and Hearth Extensions

DETAILS
Edition Number:2SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2015-10-23DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2018-01-10
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover wall protectors, floor protectors, and hearth extensions that are intended for use with heat producing devices, such as fireplaces, fireplace stoves, fireplace inserts, and solid-fuel type room heaters.

    1.2 Wall protectors, floor protectors, and hearth extensions are intended for installation in accordance with the Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid-Fuel Burning Appliances, NFPA 211.

    1.3 The factory-built fireplaces with which these products are used are intended to comply with the Standard for Factory-Built Fireplaces, UL 127.

    1.4 The fireplace stoves with which these products are used are intended to comply with the Standard for Fireplace Stoves, UL 737.

    1.5 The solid-fuel type room heaters with which these products are used are intended to comply with the Standard for Room Heaters, Solid-Fuel Type, UL 1482.

    1.6 The pellet-fuel type room heaters with which these products are used are intended to comply with the Standard for Room Heaters, Pellet Fuel-Burning Type, ASTM E1509.

    1.7 Floor protectors are not evaluated in regard to floor protection with substantial amounts of fuel burning directly on the floor protector surface.

  • 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 Materials
          • 7 Assembly
            • 7.1 General
            • 7.2 Joints
            • 7.3 Grounding
            • 7.4 Spacing
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 8 General
          • 9 Test Installation
          • 10 Accelerated Aging Test
          • 11 Thermal Resistivity Test
          • 12 Radiant Panel Test
          • 13 Burning Brand Test for Floor Protectors
            • 13.1 General
            • 13.2 Size and construction of brand
            • 13.3 Ignition of brand
            • 13.4 Test conditions
            • 13.5 Duration of test
          • 14 Impact and Strength Test
          • 15 Reduced Clearance Test for Wall Protectors
        • MARKINGS
          • 16 General
        • INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
          • 17 General
          • 18 Floor Protectors
          • 19 Wall Protectors
    • APPENDIX A