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Positioning Devices

UL 1565

1 Scope

1.1 This standard applies to those metallic and nonmetallic devices used for positioning - which may include bundling and securing - or to a limited extent supporting cable, wire, conduit, or tubing of a wiring system in electrical installations, to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons. This standard applies to, but is not limited to, cable clamps, cable and conduit clips, and non-raceway wiring ducts.

1.2 These requirements do not apply to cable ties or cable tie accessories, coated electrical sleeving, extruded insulating tubing, metallic or nonmetallic raceways or woven flexible nonmetallic tubing (fiber loom) employed as mechanical protection for insulated wires or equipment covered by other standards or requirements.Note 1: Cable ties and cable tie accessories are covered in the Standard for Cable Ties for Electrical Installations, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62275 or UL 62275.Note 2: Nonmetallic Mechanical Protective Tubing (NMPT) is covered in the Standard for Nonmetallic Mechanical Protective Tubing (NMPT), CSA C22.2 No. 227.3 or UL 1696.

1.3 These requirements do not apply to any mechanical protection or electrical insulation that is provided by these devices.

1.4 These requirements do not apply to hardware for the support of conduit, tubing, and cable from a building structure, such as hangers, staples, straps, and similar devices for installation in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, and the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) Part I.Note: Hardware for the support of conduit, tubing, and cable from a building structure such as hangers, staples, straps, and similar devices for installation in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, and the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) Part I are covered in the Standard for Hardware for the Support of Conduit, Tubing, and Cable, CSA C22.2 No. 18.4 or UL 2239.

1.5 In Canada, the requirements in this standard generally address class of workmanship in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code) Part 1, and where applicable, minor combustible components in the National Building Code of Canada.


UL 1565 references these Standards: 746B * 1696 * 2239 * 62275 * .

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