UL 486F
Bare and Covered Ferrules

DETAILS
Edition Number:1SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2014-03-21DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2015-08-07
Type:ulcsa

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover bare and covered ferrules intended for field wiring and factory wiring for use in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA-70 and Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1.

    1.2 These ferrules are intended to facilitate the connection of stranded wire on to devices, such as terminal blocks. Their purpose is to treat stripped wire and prevent turned back strands during installation. They are intended to be used to attach to one stranded copper conductor or two stranded copper conductors of the same size.

    1.3 These ferrules are suitable for use with 1/0 – 20 AWG stranded copper conductors.

    1.4 These ferrules are intended to be terminated in wire connection devices rated for solid conductors.

    1.5 Ferrules are not intended for use in IDC (insulation displacement connection) terminal blocks.

    1.6 This standard does not apply to wire connectors such as pin adapters covered in CSA C22.2 No. 65 or UL 486A-486B.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • UL Harmonized Standard Title Page
    • Table of Contents
        • 1 Scope
        • 2 Reference Publications
          • 2.1 Normative references
        • 3 Units of Measurement
        • 4 Definitions
        • 5 Symbols and Abbreviations
        • 6 Construction
          • 6.1 General
          • 6.2 Materials
          • 6.3 Flammability
          • 6.4 Thermal properties
        • 7 Test Requirements
          • 7.1 General
          • 7.2 Tensile test
          • 7.3 Mold stress relief
          • 7.4 Dielectric voltage-withstand
        • 8 Sampling Requirements
          • 8.1 General
          • 8.2 Tensile test
          • 8.3 Mold stress test
          • 8.4 Dielectric voltage-withstand
        • 9 Test Methods
          • 9.1 General
          • 9.2 Tensile test
          • 9.3 Mold stress test
          • 9.4 Dielectric voltage withstand test
        • 10 Marking, Labeling, and Packaging
          • 10.1 General