UL 325
ANSI/CAN/UL Standard for Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems

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Edition Number:7SCC Approved:2017-05-19
Edition Date:2017-05-19DOD Approved: 1992-01-21
Price Code:DANSI Approved: 2017-05-19
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover electric operators for doors, draperies, gates, louvers, windows, exterior awnings and other opening and closing appliances rated 600 V or less to be employed in ordinary locations in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70 and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, C22.1.

    1.2 These requirements also cover complete doors, gates, and other such assemblies that include electric opening and closing appliances.

    1.3 These requirements also cover accessories, such as external entrapment protection devices, for use with appliances covered by this standard.

    1.4 Doors and door operators intended for exit use, as defined in The National Fire Protection Association Life Safety Code, NFPA 101, and covered by these requirements are intended for installation in accordance with the International Building Code.

    1.5 These requirements do not address active fire alarm functionality, which is addressed in NFPA 80.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
    • UL Preface
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Terminology
          • 3 Normative References
          • 4 Glossary
          • 5 Components
          • 6 Units of Measurement
          • 7 References
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 8 General
          • 9 Frame and Enclosure
          • 10 Accessibility of Uninsulated Live Parts and Film-Coated Wire
          • 11 Mechanical Assembly
          • 12 Protection Against Corrosion
          • 13 Power-Supply Connections
            • 13.1 General
            • 13.2 Cord-connected operators
            • 13.3 Drapery operators
            • 13.4 Residential garage door operators
            • 13.5 Residential and commercial pedestrian door operators
            • 13.6 Permanently connected appliances
            • 13.7 Exterior shutter and exterior awning operators
            • 13.8 Light-duty commercial door operators
          • 14 Live Parts
          • 15 Internal Wiring
            • 15.1 General
            • 15.2 Protection of wiring
            • 15.3 Splices and connections
            • 15.4 Secondary circuits
          • 16 Electrical Insulation
          • 17 Motors
          • 18 Overload Protection
          • 19 Switches and Controls
          • 20 Heating Elements
          • 21 Lampholders, Light Emitting Diodes (LED) Light Sources, and Lighting Ballasts
          • 22 Receptacles
          • 23 Capacitors
          • 24 Spacings
          • 25 Grounding
        • PROTECTION AGAINST RISK OF INJURY TO PERSONS
          • 26 General
          • 27 Pressure Vessels and Parts Subject to Pressures
            • 27.1 General
            • 27.2 Pressure-relief devices
          • 28 Moving Parts
          • 29 Surface Temperatures
          • 30 Pedestrian Doors and Door Operators
            • 30.1 General
            • 30.2 Panic hardware
            • 30.3 Interruption of power
            • 30.4 Entrapment
            • 30.5 Glazing material
            • 30.6 Clearance
          • 31 Commercial/Industrial Door Operators and Systems
            • 31.1 Entrapment
            • 31.2 External entrapment protection
          • 32 Class I, II, III, and IV Vehicular Gate Operators and Systems
            • 32.1 General entrapment protection provisions
            • 32.2 Entrapment protection (Types A, B1, B2, and C)
          • 33 Residential Garage Door Operator and Door Operator Systems
            • 33.1 General
            • 33.2 Inherent primary entrapment protection
            • 33.3 Secondary entrapment protection
            • 33.4 Additional features
            • 33.5 Unattended operation
            • 33.6 Unattended operation control accessory
          • 34 Vertically Moving Combination Rigid One-Piece Overhead Residential Garage Door and Operator System
        • EXTERNAL ENTRAPMENT PROTECTION DEVICES
          • 35 All Devices
            • 35.1 General
            • 35.2 Current protection test
            • 35.3 Water exposure tests
            • 35.4 Ultraviolet light exposure test
            • 35.5 Resistance to impact test
          • 36 External Entrapment Protection Devices with Wireless Control
            • 36.1 Initial test set-up
            • 36.2 Radiated immunity test
            • 36.3 Battery test for wireless devices
            • 36.4 Ambient light test for wireless device with IR communication
          • 37 Photoelectric Sensors
            • 37.1 Normal operation test (doors, vertical lift gates, and vertical pivot gates)
            • 37.2 Normal operation test (all other gates)
            • 37.3 Sensitivity test
            • 37.4 Ambient light test
          • 38 Photoelectric Sensor Vertical Arrays
          • 39 Edge Sensors
            • 39.1 Normal operation test
            • 39.2 Endurance test
            • 39.3 Elastomeric material conditioning test
          • 40 Audio Alarms
            • 40.1 Elastomeric material conditioning test
            • 40.2 Activation test
          • 41 Trial Installation
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 42 Leakage Current Test
            • 42.1 General
            • 42.2 Tests
          • 43 Leakage Current Test Following Humidity Conditioning
          • 44 Starting Current Test
          • 45 Input Current Test
          • 46 Normal Temperature Test
            • 46.1 General
            • 46.2 Maximum normal load
            • 46.3 Residential door operators
            • 46.4 Light duty (commercial/industrial) door operators
            • 46.5 Commercial or industrial door systems or operators
            • 46.6 Vehicular barrier (arm) operators
            • 46.7 Drapery operators
            • 46.8 Louvers
            • 46.9 Pedestrian doors
            • 46.10 Pedestrian door operators
            • 46.11 Vehicular gate operators (or systems)
          • 47 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 48 Insulation Resistance Test and Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test (Repeated)
          • 49 Inherent Secondary Force Activated Door Sensors
            • 49.1 General
            • 49.2 Closing force test
            • 49.3 Opening force test
            • 49.4 Fifty cycle test
            • 49.5 Adjustment of door weight test
            • 49.6 Obstruction test
          • 50 Metallic-Coating-Thickness Test
          • 51 Accelerated Aging Test of Gaskets
          • 52 Tests on Switches and Controls
          • 53 Strain-Relief Test
          • 54 Interconnection Cable Overload Heating Test
          • 55 Puncture Resistance Test
          • 56 Permanence of Marking Tests
          • 57 Dead Load Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 58 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 59 Grounding Continuity Test
        • INSTRUCTION MANUAL
          • 60 Details
            • 60.1 General
            • 60.2 Pedestrian doors and door operators
            • 60.3 Residential garage doors and door operators
            • 60.4 Installation instructions for residential garage door operators and systems
            • 60.5 User instructions for residential garage door operators and systems
            • 60.6 Commercial/industrial door operators (or systems)
            • 60.7 Light duty (commercial/industrial) door operators
            • 60.8 Vehicular gate operators (or systems)
            • 60.9 Combination rigid one-piece overhead residential garage door and operator system
            • 60.10 Drapery Operators
          • 61 Field Installed Labels
          • 62 Field Installed Placards
            • 62.1 Vehicular gate operators (systems)
            • 62.2 Commercial/Industrial door operator (or system)
        • MARKING
          • 63 Details
            • 63.1 General
            • 63.2 Components
            • 63.3 Specific appliances
            • 63.4 Gate operators (or systems)
            • 63.5 Commercial/Industrial door operators (or systems)
    • (Normative) – UL 60335-1/CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60335-1 BASED REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EVALUATION OF ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS
    • ANNEX A (Normative) Reference Standards
    • ANNEX B (Informative) Marking – French Translations