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Standard 879, Edition 9

Standard for Electric Sign Components

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Standard 879, Edition 9 Edition Date: October 09, 2009 ANSI Approved: July 17, 2019 $505.00-$1,258.00

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Referenced Standards (38)

Below is a list of UL Standards referenced in UL 879

48 15 Standard for Electric Signs
94 6 Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances
153 13 Portable Electric Luminaires
486E 5 Standard for Equipment Wiring Terminals for Use with Aluminum and/or Copper Conductors
489 13 Molded-Case Circuit Breakers, Molded-Case Switches, and Circuit-Breaker Enclosures
496 14 Lampholders
506 14 Standard for Specialty Transformers
508 18 Standard for Industrial Control Equipment
514A 11 Metallic Outlet Boxes
514C 4 Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Flush-Device Boxes, and Covers
542 9 Standard for Fluorescent Lamp Starters
588 19 Seasonal and Holiday Decorative Products
697 7 Standard for Toy Transformers
746B 5 Standard for Polymeric Materials - Long Term Property Evaluations
746C 7 Standard for Polymeric Materials - Use in Electrical Equipment Evaluations
796 12 Printed Wiring Boards
814 12 Gas-Tube-Sign Cable
826 11 Standard for Household Electric Clocks
840 3 Standard for Insulation Coordination Including Clearances and Creepage Distances for Electrical Equipment
873 12 Standard for Temperature-Indicating and -Regulating Equipment
924 10 Standard for Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment
935 10 Standard for Fluorescent-Lamp Ballasts
969 5 Standard for Marking and Labeling Systems
991 3 Standard for Tests for Safety-Related Controls Employing Solid-State Devices
1012 8 Standard for Power Units Other Than Class 2
1029 5 Standard for High-Intensity-Discharge Lamp Ballasts
1059 5 Standard for Terminal Blocks
1283 7 Electromagnetic Interference Filters
1310 7 Standard for Class 2 Power Units
1411 7 Standard for Transformers and Motor Transformers for Use in Audio-, Radio-, and Television-Type Appliances
1434 1 Standard for Thermistor-Type Devices
1561 4 Standard for Dry-Type General Purpose and Power Transformers
1574 3 Standard for Track Lighting Systems
1598 4 Luminaires
1993 6 Self-Ballasted Lamps and Lamp Adapters
2161 2 Standard for Neon Transformers and Power Supplies
60691 4 Standard for Thermal-Links - Requirements and Application Guide
486A-486B 3 Standard for Wire Connectors
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UL 879 is referenced in the following list of UL Standards

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