UL 5A
Nonmetallic Surface Raceways and Fittings

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Edition Number:4SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2015-06-26DOD Approved: --
Price Code:BANSI Approved: 2015-06-26
Type:ulcsa

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover nonmetallic raceways and fittings. These products are for use as surface wiring systems in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, and NFPA 70,  National Electrical Code.

    1.2 Raceways that are all nonmetallic and of any thickness are intended to enclose circuits operating at potentials not exceeding 600 V between conductors.

    1.3 Nonmetallic raceways with metal covers are intended to enclose circuits operating at potentials in accordance with Table 1 or Table 1a.

    1.4 These requirements do not cover surface metal raceways, cable trays, or wireways.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • UL Harmonized Standard Title Page
    • Table of Contents
      • Nonmetallic Surface Raceways and Fittings
        • 1 Scope
        • 2 Definitions
        • 3 General
          • 3.1 General requirements
          • 3.2 Components
          • 3.3 Units of measurement
          • 3.4 Reference publications
          • 3.5 Installation
          • 3.6 Metal parts
        • 4 Construction
          • 4.1 General
          • 4.2 Mounting
          • 4.3 Partitions
          • 4.4 Knockouts
          • 4.5 Materials
          • 4.6 Fittings
          • 4.7 Wiring devices
          • 4.8 Electrical continuity
          • 4.9 Grounding/Bonding
        • 5 Tests
          • 5.1 General
          • 5.2 Fixture box support
          • 5.3 Receptacle secureness
          • 5.4 Security of knockout and breakaway tab
          • 5.5 Temperature
          • 5.6 Deflection under heat and load
          • 5.7 Electrical resistance
          • 5.8 Resistance to thermal degradation
          • 5.9 Mold stress
          • 5.10 Crush
          • 5.11 Cold impact
          • 5.12 Low temperature handling
          • 5.13 Flammability
          • 5.14 Flame test in cable trays – FT4 (optional)
          • 5.15 Hinge cycling
          • 5.16 Short circuit
          • 5.17 Pendant-type raceway deflection
        • 6 Installation Instructions
        • 7 Markings
    • Annex A (informative)
    • Annex B (informative)