UL 510
Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride, Polyethylene and Rubber Insulating Tape

DETAILS
Edition Number:10SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2020-04-17DOD Approved: 1979-10-10
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2020-04-17
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 In the US, this standard covers the following:

    a) Thermoplastic and rubber tapes for use as electrical insulation at not more than 600 V and at 80°C (176°F) and lower temperatures on joints and splices in wires and cables in accordance with NFPA 70. It is intended that rubber tape on a joint or splice be mechanically protected by a covering such as friction, PE (thermoplastic polyethylene), or PVC (polyvinyl chloride or a copolymer of vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate)tape. Thermoplastic tape is acceptable without the additional mechanical protection.

    b) The characteristic constituent of the thermoplastic tape covered in this Standard is either PVC (polyvinyl chloride or a copolymer of vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate), or PE (thermoplastic polyethylene).

    1.2 In Canada, this standard covers the following:

    a) Thermoplastic and rubber tapes for use as electrical insulation at not more than 600 V and 80°C (176°F) and lower temperatures on joints and splices in wire and cables in accordance with the CSA C22.1. It is intended that rubber tape on a joint or splice be mechanically protected by a covering such as friction, PE (thermoplastic polyethylene), or PVC (polyvinyl chloride or a copolymer of vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate) tape. Thermoplastic tape is acceptable without the additional mechanical protection.

    b) The characteristic constituent of the thermoplastic tape covered in this Standard is PE (thermoplastic polyethylene). Requirements for PVC tape are covered by CSA C22.2 No. 197.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Referenced Publications
          • 4 General