UL 961
Standard for Electric Hobby and Sports Equipment

DETAILS
Edition Number:5SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2014-12-05DOD Approved: --
Price Code:BANSI Approved: 2014-12-05
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover electrically-powered hobby and sports equipment rated 250 volts or less for use in ordinary locations in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

    1.2 These requirements cover equipment intended for the home entertainment and amusement of adults.

    1.3 These requirements do not cover toys and games intended to be used by children, amusement machines, photographic equipment, or other products that are covered by separate requirements.

    1.4 In the following text, a requirement that does not apply to all of the types of products covered by this standard is identified by a specific reference in that requirement to the type or types of product involved. Absence of such specific reference or use of the term product indicates that the requirement applies to all types of products unless the context indicates otherwise.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Components
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 Undated References
          • 5 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 6 Enclosure
          • 7 Accessibility of Parts
          • 8 Mechanical Assembly
          • 9 Protection Against Corrosion
          • 10 Power-Supply Connections – Cord-Connected Products
            • 10.1 Cords and plugs
            • 10.2 Strain relief
            • 10.3 Bushings
          • 11 Power-Supply Connections – Permanently-Connected Products
            • 11.1 General
            • 11.2 Field-wiring compartments
            • 11.3 Field-wiring terminals and leads
            • 11.4 Grounded connections
            • 11.5 Equipment-grounding
          • 12 Grounding
          • 13 Current-Carrying Parts
          • 14 Internal Wiring
            • 14.1 General
            • 14.2 Wires
          • 15 Insulating Materials
            • 15.1 Electrical insulation
            • 15.2 Thermal insulation
          • 16 Motors
            • 16.1 General
            • 16.2 Overload protection
            • 16.3 Brush-holder assembly
          • 17 Overcurrent Protection
          • 18 Switches and Controls
          • 19 Lampholders
          • 20 Capacitors
          • 21 Secondary Circuits
          • 22 Spacings
          • 23 Batteries and Battery Chargers
          • 24 Attachments
          • 25 Sharp Edges and Corners
          • 26 Enclosures and Guards
          • 27 Switches, Controls, and Interlocks
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 28 General
          • 29 Leakage Current Test
          • 30 Humidity Conditioning
          • 31 Starting Current Test
          • 32 Input Test
          • 33 Temperature Test
          • 34 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 35 Continuity of Ground Connection Test
          • 36 Resistance to Moisture Test
          • 37 Rain Test
          • 38 Abnormal Operation Test
          • 39 Strain Relief Test
          • 40 Push-Back Relief Test
          • 41 Switches and Controls
            • 41.1 Controls for solenoids, relay coils, or the like
            • 41.2 Controls for motors
          • 42 Materials
          • 43 Rotating or Moving Parts
          • 44 Parts Subject to Pressure
          • 45 Pressure-Relief Devices
          • 46 Stability Test
          • 47 Impact Test
          • 48 Strength of Handles Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 49 Grounding Continuity Test
          • 50 Dielectric Voltage-Withstand Test
          • 51 Leakage Test
        • RATINGS
          • 52 General
        • MARKINGS
          • 53 Permanence
          • 54 Identification
          • 55 Fuses
          • 56 Switches and Controls
          • 57 Power-Supply Cord
          • 58 Cautionary Markings
        • INSTRUCTIONS
          • 59 Manufacturer's Literature
    • APPENDIX A