UL 514D
Cover Plates for Flush-Mounted Wiring Devices

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Edition Number:2SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2013-06-28DOD Approved: --
Price Code:BANSI Approved: 2016-03-04
Type:ulcsance

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 This standard applies to metallic and nonmetallic cover plates and associated gaskets for flush-mounted wiring devices intended for installation in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, CSA C22.1, General Requirements – Canadian Electrical Code, Part II, CSA C22.2 No. 0-10 .

    1.2 This standard also applies to outlet box hoods that are either integral or not integral with a cover plate for flush-mounted wiring devices.

    1.3 This standard also applies to cover plates for flush-mounted wiring devices intended for use in marine applications in accordance with the applicable requirements of the United States Coast Guard and the Canadian Coast Guard; IEEE Recommended Practice for Electrical Installation on Shipboard, IEEE 45; the American Boat and Yacht Council; and the Standard for Pleasure and Commercial Motor Craft, NFPA 302.

    1.4 This standard also applies to illuminating cover plates for flush-mounted wiring devices.

    1.5 This standard does not apply to:

    a)    telephone wall plates; or

    b)    cover plates and associated gaskets intended for use in hazardous (classified) locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, CSA C22.1

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • UL Harmonized Standard Title Page
    • Table of Contents
      • Cover Plates for Flush-Mounted Wiring Devices
        • 1 Scope
        • 2 Normative References
        • 3 Terms and Definitions
        • 4 General Requirements
        • 5 Marking and Instructions
          • 5.1 General marking
          • 5.2 Marking for gaskets intended for use with cover plates in dry locations to reduce the flow of environmental air
          • 5.3 Markings for cover plates and outlet-box hoods for use in wet and damp locations
          • 5.4 Markings for marine use
          • 5.5 General installation instructions
        • 6 Metallic Cover Plates and Outlet Box Hoods
          • 6.1 General
          • 6.2 Corrosion protection
          • 6.3 Bonding
        • 7 Nonmetallic cover plates and outlet box hoods
          • 7.1 General
          • 7.2 Relative thermal index
          • 7.3 Resistance to ignition tests for cover plates
          • 7.4 Dielectric voltage-withstand test for cover plates
          • 7.5 Flame penetration for cover plates
          • 7.6 Flammability
          • 7.7 Aging
          • 7.8 Mechanical strength for cover plates
          • 7.9 Mold stress relief for dry locations cover plates
          • 7.10 Deformation resistance for cover plates
        • 8 Wet and Damp Locations
          • 8.1 Resistance to moisture
          • 8.2 Cycling
          • 8.3 Mold stress relief
          • 8.4 Sealing compounds
          • 8.5 Resistance to ultraviolet light and water
          • 8.6 Water absorption
          • 8.7 Compression
          • 8.8 Cold impact
          • 8.9 Impact resistance for outlet box hoods
          • 8.10 Hinge stress resistance for outlet box hood assemblies
        • 9 Gaskets
          • 9.1 Compression set
          • 9.2 Hardness
          • 9.3 Flammability
          • 9.4 Dielectric voltage withstand
          • 9.5 Insulation resistance
        • 10 Illuminating Cover Plates For Flush-Mounted Wiring Devices
        • 11 Marine Use
          • 11.1 Watertight
          • 11.2 Dripproof
          • 11.3 Gaskets – air oven conditioning
    • Annex A (Informative)Minimum sample and specimen quantities for tests
    • ANNEX B(Normative)Illuminating Cover Plates For Flush-Mounted Wiring Devices
    • Annex C(Normative)Tamper-Resistant Cover Plates
    • Annex D