|Edition Number:||8||SCC Approved:||--|
|Edition Date:||1999-03-25||DOD Approved:||--|
|Price Code:||A||ANSI Approved:||2013-06-13|
1.1 These requirements cover portable scales, including counter, jewelry, grain, floor and other electronic scale designations. These scales are ordinarily of the computing type, that are rated 250 volts or less. These scales consist of an attachment plug, a length of flexible cord, a switch, one or more lamps, lampholders, ballasts if electric-discharge lamps are used, and associated internal wiring. They are intended to be used in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.
1.2 These requirements do not cover scales involving electronic computing features or electrical features such as motor-operated components, relays, and provision for permanent connection to the power supply. Such scales are evaluated under the applicable requirements in the Standard for Information Technology Equipment Safety – Part 1: General Requirements, UL 60950-1.
1.3 Deleted April 28, 2004.
1.4 In this standard, portable equipment is defined as equipment that can be easily moved from one place to another in normal use.