UL 234
Standard for Low Voltage Lighting Fixtures for Use in Recreational Vehicles

DETAILS
Edition Number:5SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2005-01-21DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2015-01-15
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements apply to low-voltage luminaires, rated 24 volts or less, of the surface mounted or recessed type intended for permanent installation in park trailers in accordance with Article 552 of the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, or in recreational vehicles in accordance with the Standard for Low Voltage Systems in Conversion and Recreational Vehicles, ANSI/RVIA LV (as referenced by Article 551 of NFPA 70).


    1.1 revised January 15, 2015

    1.2 These requirements do not apply to running or clearance lights intended to be mounted on the exterior of a recreational vehicle.

    1.3 Light emitting diode (LED) components and subassemblies integral to a low voltage luminaire covered by this standard shall comply with the applicable requirements of the Standard for Light Emitting Diode (LED) Equipment for Use in Lighting Products, UL 8750.


    1.3 added January 9, 2012

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • PART 1 – ALL LUMINAIRES
          • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Undated References
          • 3 Components
          • 4 Units of Measurement
          • CONSTRUCTION
          • 5 Frame and Enclosure
          • 6 Means for Mounting
          • 7 Thermal Insulation
          • 8 Corrosion Resistance
          • 9 Shades, Diffusers, Lenses, and Decorative Parts
          • 10 Current-Carrying Parts
          • 11 Mounting of Components and Parts
          • 12 Supply Connections
          • 13 Cord Equipped Luminaire
          • 14 Wiring
          • 15 Prevention of Wire Damage
          • 16 Wiring To A Lamp-Supported Lampholder
          • 17 Electrical Connections
          • 18 Insulating Material
          • 19 Spacings
          • 20 Barriers
          • 21 Switches
          • 22 Lampholders
          • 23 Cigarette Lighter Receptacles
          • 24 Tungsten-Halogen Luminaires
            • 24.1 General
            • 24.2 Lamp containment barrier
          • 25 Wet Locations
          • PERFORMANCE
          • 26 General
          • 27 Current Input Test
          • 28 Temperature Test
          • 28A Direct Contact Temperature Test
          • 29 Abnormal Operation Test
          • 30 Water Spray Test
          • 31 Water Absorption Test
          • 32 Gasket Tests
          • 33 Gasket Adhesion Test
          • 34 Strain Relief Test
          • 35 Polymeric Lamp Containment Barrier
            • 35.1 General
            • 35.2 Test method
          • 36 Thermal Conditioning Test
          • 37 Impact Test
          • MARKINGS
          • 38 General
        • PART 2 – FLUORESCENT LUMINAIRES
          • GENERAL
          • 39 Scope
          • CONSTRUCTION
          • 40 Frame and Enclosure
          • 41 Printed Wiring Boards
          • 42 Spacings
          • 43 Switches
          • 44 Low Voltage, Power-Limited Circuits
          • 45 Electronic Components
          • PERFORMANCE
          • 46 Conformal-Coating Tests
          • 47 Conformal Coating Test Program II
            • 47.1 General
            • 47.2 Samples
            • 47.3 Room ambient conditioning
            • 47.4 Thermal conditioning
            • 47.5 Dielectric voltage-withstand test for conformal coating
          • MARKING
          • 48 General
    • APPENDIX A