UL 83A
Standard for Fluoropolymer Insulated Wire

DETAILS
Edition Number:1SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2016-02-01DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: 2016-02-01
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 This Standard specifies the requirements for 600 V, single-conductor, fluoropolymer-insulated wires and cables in accordance with NFPA 70,  National Electrical Code (NEC).

    Note: See Appendix a for the complete list of wire types covered by this Standard.

    1.2 Products for which this Standard provides requirements might have applications not described in the electrical code listed in 1.1.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • 1 Scope
        • 2 General
          • 2.1 Units of measure
          • 2.2 Reference publications
          • 2.3 Summary of requirements
        • 3 Definitions
        • 4 Construction
          • 4.1 Conductors
          • 4.2 Insulation
          • 4.3 Assemblies that include thermoplastic-insulated single conductors
          • 4.4 Braids
        • 5 Test requirements
          • 5.1 General
          • 5.2 Conductor resistance
          • 5.3 Short-term insulation resistance at elevated temperature in water
          • 5.4 Long-term insulation resistance in water
          • 5.5 Capacitance and relative permittivity of wet rated ("W" type) wires
          • 5.6 Flexibility at room temperature after aging
          • 5.7 Cold bend and cold impact
          • 5.8 Deformation
          • 5.9 Flame and smoke
          • 5.10 Weather resistance (optional)
          • 5.11 Oil resistance (optional)
          • 5.12 Gasoline and oil resistance (optional)
          • 5.13 Durability of ink printing
          • 5.14 Color coating
          • 5.15 Long-term aging of insulation
          • 5.16 A-C spark test
          • 5.17 Dielectric voltage-withstand in water
          • 5.18 Insulation resistance in water at 15°C
          • 5.19 Electrical continuity
        • 6 Marking
          • 6.1 Marking on product
          • 6.2 Marking on package
          • 6.3 Month and year of manufacture
        • TABLES
    • APPENDIX A (Informative) Summary of Requirements
    • APPENDIX B (Informative) Metric Sizes
    • APPENDIX C (Informative) Evaluation of Materials Having Characteristics Differing from Those in Table