UL 82
Standard for Electric Gardening Appliances

DETAILS
Edition Number:9SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2017-08-31DOD Approved: --
Price Code:CANSI Approved: 2018-10-26
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover cord-connected, electrically-operated gardening appliances, such as cultivators, edger-trimmers, and the like, rated 250 volts or less for use in accordance the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.

    1.2 These requirements also cover battery-operated gardening appliances covered in Battery Powered Gardening Appliances, Supplement sa of this Standard.

    1.3 These requirements do not cover sprayers, foggers, or equipment for use in hazardous locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.

    1.4 These requirements do not cover electrically operated walk-behind lawn mowers . These appliances are covered under UL 1447.

    1.5 These requirements do not cover battery operated ride-on lawn mowers. These appliances are covered under UL 2753.

    1.6 These requirements do not cover electrically operated hedge trimmers. These appliances are covered under UL 60745-2-15.

    1.7 These requirements do not cover electrically operated log splitters.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • PART 1 – ALL GARDENING APPLIANCES
          • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurements
          • 3 References
          • 4 Glossary
          • CONSTRUCTION
          • 5 Components
            • 5.1 General
            • 5.2 Attachment plugs, receptacles, connectors, and terminals
            • 5.3 Batteries
            • 5.4 Boxes and raceways
            • 5.5 Capacitors and filters
            • 5.6 Controls
            • 5.7 Cords, cables, and internal wiring
            • 5.8 Cord reels
            • 5.9 Film-coated wire (magnet wire)
            • 5.10 Gaskets, seals, and tubing
            • 5.11 Ground-fault, arc-fault, and leakage current detectors / interrupters
            • 5.12 Insulation systems
            • 5.13 Light sources and associated components
            • 5.14 Marking and labeling systems
            • 5.15 Motors and motor overload protection
            • 5.16 Motor overload protection
            • 5.17 Overcurrent protection
            • 5.18 Polymeric materials
            • 5.19 Power supplies
            • 5.20 Semiconductors and small electrical and electronic components
            • 5.21 Supplemental insulation, insulating bushings, and assembly aids
            • 5.22 Switches
            • 5.23 Transformers
          • 6 Frames and Enclosures
            • 6.1 General
            • 6.2 Metallic enclosures
          • 7 Polymeric Enclosures
          • 8 Handles
          • 9 Accessibility of Moving Parts
          • 10 Accessibility of Live Parts
            • 10.1 General
            • 10.2 Assembly screws
          • 11 Mechanical Assembly
            • 11.1 General
            • 11.2 Appliances shipped partially disassembled
          • 12 Protection Against Corrosion
          • 13 Supply Connections
            • 13.1 Power supply cord
            • 13.2 Attachment plug
            • 13.3 Strain relief
            • 13.4 Bushings
          • 14 Live Parts
          • 15 Internal Wiring – Electrical Connections
            • 15.1 General
            • 15.2 Splices and connections
          • 16 Electrical Insulation
          • 17 Motors
            • 17.1 General
            • 17.2 Overtemperature protection
          • 18 Switches and Controls
          • 19 Lampholders
          • 20 Capacitors
          • 21 Printed-Wiring Boards
          • 22 Spacings
          • 23 Grounding
          • 24 Rotating Parts
          • 25 Controls – End Product Test Parameters
            • 25.1 General
            • 25.2 Auxiliary controls
            • 25.3 Operating controls (regulating controls)
            • 25.4 Protective controls (limiting controls)
            • 25.5 Controls using a temperature sensing device
          • PERFORMANCE
          • 26 General
          • 27 Leakage Current Test
          • 28 Starting Current Test
          • 29 Continuity of Ground Connection Test
          • 30 Input Test
          • 31 Dielectric Voltage Withstand Test
          • 32 Temperature Test
          • 33 Humidity Conditioning Test
          • 34 Water Spray Test
          • 35 Abnormal Operation Tests
            • 35.1 Component short- and open-circuit test
            • 35.2 Capacitor overvoltage test
          • 36 Handle Tests
          • 37 Brush Cap Test
          • 38 Attachment Plug Test
          • 39 Strain Relief And TorqueTests
          • 40 Cord Flexing Test
          • 41 Pressure Pad Test
          • 42 Switch and Control Tests
            • 42.1 General
            • 42.2 Reversing switch
            • 42.3 Speed changing switch
          • 43 Accelerated Aging Test
          • 44 Polymeric Materials Not Classed HB
            • 44.1 Mold stress relief test
            • 44.2 Resistance to impact test – appliance
            • 44.3 Resistance to impact – component
            • 44.4 Abnormal operation test
            • 44.5 Flame resistance test
          • 45 Polymeric Materials Classed HB
            • 45.1 Mold-stress evaluation and input test
            • 45.2 Resistance to impact test
            • 45.3 Overload test
            • 45.4 Physical properties of enclosure material tests
          • 46 High Current Arc Ignition Test
          • 47 Permanence of Marking Tests
            • 47.1 General
            • 47.2 Oven aging test
            • 47.3 Immersion test
            • 47.4 Standard atmosphere test
          • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 48 General
          • 49 Production Line Dielectric Voltage Withstand Test
          • 50 Production Line Grounding Continuity Test
          • RATING
          • 51 General
          • MARKING
          • 52 General
          • 53 Cautionary
          • 54 Instruction Manual
            • 54.1 General
            • 54.2 Important safety instructions
        • PART 2 – SPECIFIC APPLIANCES
          • GRASS SHEARS
          • 55 Construction
          • 56 Performance
          • LAWN TRIMMERS, EDGERS, AND EDGER-TRIMMERS
          • 57 Construction
            • 57.1 General
            • 57.2 Guarding
            • 57.3 Knife blade
            • 57.4 Cutting blade position
            • 57.5 Switches
            • 57.6 Gauges
            • 57.7 Support
            • 57.8 Rotating members
            • 57.9 Rotating Members Test – Adjustable Line Trimmers
          • 58 Performance
          • CULTIVATORS
          • 59 Construction
          • 60 Performance
          • SHREDDERS, SHREDDER-BAGGERS, OR CHIPPERS
          • 61 Construction
          • 62 Performance
            • 62.1 General
            • 62.2 Structural integrity test
            • 62.3 Thrown object test
            • 62.4 Throwback test
            • 62.5 Balance test
          • PRUNERS
          • 63 Construction
          • 64 Performance
          • POLE PRUNERS
          • 65 Construction
          • 66 Performance
        • PART 3 – DOUBLE-INSULATED APPLIANCES
          • GENERAL
          • 67 Scope
          • CONSTRUCTION
          • 68 Accessibility of Live Parts
          • 69 Insulation
          • 70 Supply Connections
            • 70.1 Power supply cord
            • 70.2 Strain relief
            • 70.3 Bushing
          • 71 Grounding
          • 72 Internal Wiring
          • 73 Capacitors
          • 74 Brush Holders
          • 75 Commutators and Armature End-Turns
          • 76 Switches
          • 77 Spacings
          • PERFORMANCE
          • 78 Leakage Current Test
          • 79 Insulation Resistance Test
          • 80 Dielectric Voltage Withstand Test
          • 81 Resistance to Impact Tests
            • 81.1 General
            • 81.2 Overall appliance
            • 81.3 Switches, handles, and knobs
          • 82 Resistance to Heat Test
          • 83 Overload Test
            • 83.1 General
            • 83.2 Test terminated – appliance does not operate
            • 83.3 Test terminated – appliance still operates
          • 84 Armature Investigation
          • MARKING
          • 85 Details
    • BATTERY POWERED GARDENING APPLIANCES