UL 2255
Standard for Receptacle Closures

DETAILS
Edition Number:2SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2011-02-14DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2012-07-31
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover products which are molded of insulating material and are intended to cover the outlet slots of receptacles having 1-15R and 5-15R configurations in accordance with Wiring Devices-Dimensional Specifications, ANSI/NEMA WD6.

    1.2 These requirements do not cover insulating devices provided to cover the unused outlets of a multi-outlet cord connector employed on a general-use cord set. The requirements for these devices are contained in the Standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords, UL 817.

    1.3 These requirements do not cover receptacle closures provided as part of a flush device cover plate. These devices are covered by the requirements in the Standard for Metallic Outlet Boxes, UL 514A, or in the Standard for Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Flush-Mounted Boxes, and Covers, UL 514C.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
    • UL Foreword
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Glossary
          • 3 Components
          • 4 Units of Measurement
          • 5 References
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 6 General
          • 7 Insulating Materials
          • 8 Dimensions
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 9 Mold Stress Relief Test
          • 10 Blade Strength Test
            • 10.1 General
            • 10.2 Vertical blade orientation
            • 10.3 Horizontal blade orientation, flat of blade
            • 10.4 Horizontal blade orientation, edge of blade
        • MARKINGS
          • 11 Details
    • APPENDIX A