UL 542
Standard for Fluorescent Lamp Starters

DETAILS
Edition Number:9SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2005-07-11DOD Approved: 1984-04-26
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2018-12-11
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover automatic and manual starters intended for use with fluorescent lamps in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Starters for use with simple reactance-type fluorescent-lamp ballasts are intended for use in circuits involving a potential of 125 V maximum. Manual starters incorporating a line switch are rated either 125 or 250 V.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Components
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 References
        • AUTOMATIC STARTERS
          • CONSTRUCTION
          • 5 General
          • 6 Mechanical Assembly
          • 7 Enclosure
          • 8 Electrical Assembly
          • 9 Spacings
          • PERFORMANCE
          • 10 Endurance Test
          • 11 Deactivated-Lamp Test
          • 12 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • MARKINGS
          • 13 Details
        • MANUAL STARTERS
          • CONSTRUCTION
          • 14 General
          • 15 Enclosure
            • 15.1 General
            • 15.2 Lining
            • 15.3 Bushings
            • 15.4 Strain relief
          • 16 Bases and Bodies
          • 17 Sealing
          • 18 Live Parts
            • 18.1 General
            • 18.2 Terminals
            • 18.3 Leads
          • 19 Actuating Members
          • 20 Assembly
          • PERFORMANCE
          • 21 General
          • 22 Endurance Test
          • 23 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • RATINGS
          • 24 Details
          • MARKINGS
          • 25 Details
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 26 Production-Line Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
        • MARKINGS
          • 27 All Devices