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Standard 48, Edition 15

Standard for Electric Signs

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 48, Edition 15 Edition Date: January 11, 2010
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Subject 48

Bulletin Dated: January 11, 2010


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Electric Signs, UL 48, are being proposed for preliminary review and comment only:

For Preliminary Review Only: The Proposed Fifteenth Edition of the Standard for Electric Signs, UL 48, 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) Updating of test requirements; e) and f) Updating sign requirements to include additional lighting sources such as LCD and LED; g) Adding the requirements for residential neon signs that currently are covered in the UL Outline of Investigation, Subject 48A; and h) 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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