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    Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Flush-Device Boxes, and Covers

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

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    Published date:  04-08-2014

    Publisher:  Underwriters Laboratories

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Terminology
    3 Glossary
    4 Units of measurement
    BOXES AND COVERS
    Construction
    5 General
    6 Protection against corrosion
    7 Assembly
    8 Dimensions
    9 Device support
    10 Floor Boxes
    11 Ceiling-Suspended Fan Support
    12 Partitions
    PERFORMANCE
    13 General
    14 Protection Against Corrosion
    15 Volume Verification Test
    16 Scrub-Water Tightness of Floor Boxes
    FLUSH-DEVICE COVER PLATES AND BOXES INTENDED FOR USE
    WITH NONMETALLIC-SHEATHED CABLE OR OPEN WIRING
    17 Materials
    PERFORMANCE
    18 Hot-Wire Ignition
    19 Dielectric Voltage Withstand
    BOXES INTENDED FOR USE WITH NONMETALLIC-SHEATHED
    CABLE OR OPEN WIRING
    CONSTRUCTION
    20 Knockouts
    21 Connections for Wiring Systems
    22 Clamps for Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable
    23 Supports
    24 Grounding
    25 Extension Rings
    PERFORMANCE
    26 Knockouts
    27 Clamps for Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable
    28 Clamps for Flexible Nonmetallic Tubing
    29 Supports
    30 Water Absorption
    31 Flammability
    32 Mold Stress
    33 Resistance to Crushing
    34 Resistance to Impact
    35 Threaded or Unthreaded Holes for Screws
         in Molded Bosses
    36 Openings Employing Quick-Set Fastening Devices
    COVERS FOR BOXES INTENDED FOR USE WITH
    NONMETALLIC-SHEATHED CABLE OR OPEN WIRING
    CONSTRUCTION
    37 Materials
    38 Holes in Outlet Box Covers
    39 Flush-Device Cover Plates
    PERFORMANCE
    40 Flammability
    41 Flush-Device Cover Plates
    NONMETALLIC OUTLET BOX COVERS AND FLUSH-DEVICE COVER
    PLATES FOR USE IN DAMP AND WET LOCATIONS
    CONSTRUCTION
    42 General
    43 Protection Against Corrosion
    44 Relative Thermal Index of Materials
    45 Gaskets
    46 Installation of Receptacles
    PERFORMANCE
    47 General
    48 Sealing Compound
    49 Gaskets
    50 Resistance to Moisture
    51 Resistance to Ultraviolet Light and Water
    52 Mold Stress
    53 Water Absorption
    54 Dielectric Voltage Withstand
    55 Hot-Wire Ignition
    56 Crushing
    57 Impact
    58 Flammability
    BOXES AND COVERS INTENDED FOR USE WITH RIGID
    NONMETALLIC CONDUIT
    CONSTRUCTION
    59 General
    60 Bodies, Boxes, and Covers
    61 Boxes Intended fpr Use in Wet Locations
    62 Conduit Bodies
    PERFORMANCE
    63 General
    64 Knockouts
    65 Supports
    66 Closures
    67 Water Absorption
    68 Flame-Retardant Properties
    69 Heat Distortion
    70 Extrusion or Molding Process
    71 Physical Properties
    72 Identification Tests
    73 Flexural Strength
    74 Resistance to Crushing
    75 Low-Temperature Handling
    76 Resistance to Impact
    77 Bending
    78 Pull Out
    79 Resistance to Specific Reagents
    80 Wet Locations
    81 Concrete Tightness
    FLOOR NOZZLES
    CONSTRUCTION
    82 Materials
    PERFORMANCE
    83 General
    84 Resistance to Impact
    85 Resistance to Crushing
    MARKING
    86 Details
    87 Instructions
    SUPPLEMENT SA - NONMETALLIC OUTLET BOXES
    FOR MARINE USE
    GENERAL
    SA1 Scope
    SA2 Glossary
    CONSTRUCTION
    SA3 General
    SA4 Mounting
    SA5 Supply Connections
    PERFORMANCE
    SA6 Watertight Test
    SA7 Dripproof Test
    SA8 Air-Oven Conditioning Test - Gaskets
    MARKING
    SA9 General

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    This revision of ANSI/UL 514C dated August 18, 2020 includes changes needed to accommodate the use of an overmold or overlay material to close small openings in boxes for airseal applications; 19.3A, 19.4, 34.2.3, and 92.1.9.

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    1.1 These requirements cover nonmetallic outlet boxes, conduit bodies, flush-device boxes, extension rings, covers, floor boxes, floor nozzles, and concrete boxes to be employed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

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    Development Note NEW CHILD REV 3 2020 IS ADDED NEW CHILD REV 4 2020 IS NOW ADDED
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note NEW CHILD REV 3 2020 IS ADDED NEW CHILD REV 4 2020 IS NOW ADDED
    Publisher Underwriters Laboratories
    Status Current

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