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Standard 514D, Edition 2

Cover Plates for Flush-Mounted Wiring Devices

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 514D, Edition 2 Edition Date: May 22, 2015
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Subject 514D

Bulletin Dated: May 22, 2015


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Cover Plates for Flush-Mounted Wiring Devices, UL 514D, are being proposed:

1. Proposed Revision And Addition Of Requirements To Clarify Requirements Applicable To Outlet Box Hood Types Of Other Than The Extra-Duty Type

2. Proposed Addition Of Resistance To Ignition Test Requirements To Clarify That The Test Sample May Be A Finished Cover Plate Or Plate Material

3. Proposed Revision Of The Tables In Clause 8.1.1 And Clause 8.1.2 To Clarify Resistance To Moisture Test Requirements Applicable To Cover Plates And Various Types Of Outlet Box Hoods

4. Proposed Revisions To Clarify That Cover Plates Are To Be Hinged To Outlet Box Hoods During The Cold Impact Test

5. Proposed Addition Of Requirements To Exempt Outlet Box Hood With Very Low-Profile After Installation From The Impact Resistance Test

6. Proposed Addition To The Hinge Stress Test Requirements To Clarify That The Specimen Orientation Specified For The Test Applies For The Test Only And Not To The Installation Orientation Specified By The Manufacturer

7. Proposed Revision To Clause 5.3.8 To Clarify All Requirement Applicable To Outlet Box Hoods Marked "Extra Duty"

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