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Standard 48, Edition 15

Standard for Electric Signs

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 48, Edition 15 Edition Date: November 11, 2005
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Subject 48

Bulletin Dated: November 11, 2005


The following items are for preliminary review by the STP and UL 48 subscribers. Comments are being solicited regarding these items. Comments may not receive official responses but will be provided to the proposal authors with the request that they be taken into consideration (with possible revisions to the proposals) prior to the proposals advancing to ballot and formal public comment. There is no voting being done at this time.

The Proposed Fifteenth Edition of UL 48, the Standard for Electric Signs, including the following changes: a) reorganized and clarified requirements to improve usability of the standard; b) revised and updated scope to clarify products covered by standard such as art forms and Class 2 powered signs; c) expansion of glossary to define additional terms; d) expansion of requirements for section signs including instructions and markings; e) updating of test requirements; f) updating sign requirements to include additional lighting sources such as LCD, LED, etc.; and g) updating and clarifying component requirements including eliminating specific component requirements previously specified in UL 48 but now covered by the Standard for Sign Components, UL 879.

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