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Standard 486A-486B, Edition 3

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UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 486A-486B, Edition 3 Edition Date: October 05, 2018
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Subject 486A-486B

Bulletin Dated: October 5, 2018


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

1. For Preliminary Review Only: Addition to the Scope to Address Use of Ferrules and Adapters

2. For Preliminary Review Only: Define Number of Samples

3. For Preliminary Review Only: Define Min and Max Sample Size in Table 11

4. For Preliminary Review Only: Clarify that Aluminum Test Conductors can be Compact, Compressed, or Concentric Stranding

5. For Preliminary Review Only: Test B Flashover Clarification

6. For Preliminary Review Only: Clarification of Dielectric-withstand Test Sequence

7. For Preliminary Review Only: Conductor Insulation Types

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