UL 1650
Standard for Portable Power Cable

DETAILS
Edition Number:1SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2015-01-28DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2019-03-06
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 General

    1.1.1 This Standard specifies the requirements for Portable Power Cables for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

    1.1.2 Any references to UL 2556, refer to the Standard for Wire and Cable Test Methods, UL 2556.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
            • 1.1 General
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Undated References
          • 4 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 5 General
          • 6 Conductors
            • 6.1 General
            • 6.2 Coated copper conductors
            • 6.3 Uncoated copper conductors
          • 7 Conductor Assembly
            • 7.1 General
            • 7.2 Strands
            • 7.3 Length and direction of lay
            • 7.4 Grounding conductor
            • 7.5 Insulation
            • 7.6 Covering
            • 7.7 Overall assembly
            • 7.8 Jacket
        • TEST PROGRAM
          • 8 Performance and Test Requirements
            • 8.1 General
            • 8.2 Physical properties
            • 8.3 Copper corrosion
            • 8.4 Cold bend
            • 8.5 Jacket resistance
            • 8.6 Horizontal flame test – FT2
            • 8.7 Vertical flame test – FT1
            • 8.8 Flame resistance of electrical cables
            • 8.9 Dielectric strength for all finished types
            • 8.10 Insulation resistance
            • 8.11 Durability of ink printing
            • 8.12 Capacitance and relative permittivity
            • 8.13 Long-term insulation resistance in water
            • 8.14 Weather resistance – cables marked sunlight resistant
            • 8.15 Swelling and blistering of thermoset jackets – Types W, G, G-GC marked sunlight resistant
            • 8.16 Heat-shock resistance
            • 8.17 Deformation – Type PPE only
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 9 Spark Test
          • 10 Dielectric Withstand
            • 10.1 General
            • 10.2 Insulation resistance
        • MARKINGS
          • 11 Surface Markings
          • 12 Package Markings