Standard 486A-486B, Edition 3
UL 486A-486B

Wire Connectors

UL CSDS Proposal Edition 3 Published Date: June 28, 2019 Last Revision: July 20, 2023


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Subject 486A-486B

Bulletin Dated: June 28, 2019


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Standard for Wire Connectors, UL 486A-486B, are being proposed:

1. Addition to the Scope to Address Use of Ferrules and Adapters

2. Define Number of Samples

3. Define Min and Max Sample Size in Table 11

4. Clarify that Aluminum Test Conductors can be Compact, Compressed, or Concentric Stranding

5. Test B Flashover Clarification

6. Clarification of Dielectric-withstand Test Sequence

7. Conductor Insulation Types

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