UL 1839
Standard for Automotive Battery Booster Cables

DETAILS
Edition Number:2SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2016-08-31DOD Approved: --
Price Code:BANSI Approved: 2016-08-31
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover battery booster cable sets used for providing a temporary connection of a surface vehicle battery of up to 24 volts to another similar battery to provide emergency starting power when required.

    1.2 These requirements do not cover wiring or cabling intended for connection of electrical systems in a vehicle or for wiring or cabling used in the recharging function of electric vehicle recharging equipment.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Components
          • 4 Undated References
          • 5 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 6 Cable
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 7 Cable
            • 7.1 Deformation test
            • 7.2 Heat shock test
            • 7.3 Cold bend test
            • 7.4 Crushing resistance and abrasion test
            • 7.5 Chemical exposure
            • 7.6 Water absorption
            • 7.7 Dielectric voltage-withstand test
            • 7.8 Ampacity test
            • 7.9 Cold impact test
            • 7.10 Flame test
            • 7.11 Temperature rating
          • 8 Clamps
            • 8.1 General
            • 8.2 Cold drop
            • 8.3 Aging
            • 8.4 Water absorption
            • 8.5 Acid exposure
            • 8.6 Abrasion test
            • 8.7 Water exposure
            • 8.8 Dielectric voltage-withstand test
            • 8.9 Clamp retention
          • 9 Middle Connector (When Provided)
            • 9.1 Crush test
            • 9.2 Cold drop
            • 9.3 Aging
            • 9.4 Acid exposure
            • 9.5 Water exposure
            • 9.6 Dielectric voltage-withstand test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 10 General
          • 11 Polarity Test
        • MARKING
          • 12 General
          • 13 Instructions
          • 14 Packaging