UL 83

Thermoplastic-Insulated Wires and Cables



1.1 This Standard specifies the requirements for 600 V, single-conductor, thermoplastic-insulated wires and cables, for use as follows:

a)    In Canada, in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), Part I;

b)    In Mexico, in accordance with NOM-001-SEDE, Standard for Electrical Installations; and

c)    In the United States, in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC).

Note: See Annex a for the complete list of wire types covered by this Standard and the specific electrical codes for which they are intended.

1.2 This Standard also specifies the requirements for submersible-pump cables, with or without jackets (see Clause 7). No type-letter designations are assigned to these cables.

1.3 In Mexico, the requirements for multiple-conductor thermoplastic-insulated and -jacketed cables rated 600 V are specified in Annex b.

In Canada and the United States, requirements for multiple-conductor thermoplastic-insulated and -jacketed cables rated 600 V are covered in other standards.

1.4 Products for which this Standard provides requirements might have applications not described in the electrical codes listed in Clause 1.1.


DETAILS

  • Edition Number: 15
  • Edition Date: 03/28/2014
  • Price Code: C
  • Type: ulcsance
  • ANSI Approved: 03/26/2014
  • DOD Approved: 02/27/1984