ul-1640.3

Portable Power-Distribution Equipment

UL 1640

1 Scope

1.1 These requirements cover portable power-distribution equipment intended to distribute power in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70 (NEC).

1.2 These requirements cover portable power-distribution equipment intended for use in the following locations:

a)    Carnivals, circuses, fairs, and similar locations in accordance with Article 525 of the NEC;

b)    Exhibition halls in accordance with Article 518 of the NEC;

c)    Motion picture and television studios and similar locations in accordance with Article 530 of the NEC;

d)    Theaters, audience areas of motion-picture and television studios, and similar locations in accordance with Article 520 of the NEC; and

e)    Temporary installations at construction sites in accordance with Article 590 of the NEC.

1.3 These requirements do not cover portable power-distribution equipment intended to be mounted above or adjacent to the lighting unit it supplies.

1.4 These requirements cover power-distribution equipment rated 600 volts or less and 1600 amperes maximum. They may be intended for either single- or multi-phase supply.


UL 1640 references these Standards: 20 * 44 * 50 * 50E * 62 * 67 * 83 * 94 * 98 * 248-1 * 248-2 * 248-4 * 248-6 * 248-8 * 248-9 * 248-10 * 248-11 * 248-12 * 248-15 * 467 * 486A-486B * 486E * 489 * 498 * 506 * 508 * 514B * 723 * 746A * 746B * 746C * 817 * 891 * 943 * 969 * 1054 * 1059 * 1332 * 1429 * 1561 * 1640 * 1681 * 1682 * 1686 * 4248-1 * 4248-4 * 4248-6 * 4248-8 * 4248-9 * 4248-11 * 4248-12 * 4248-15 * 5085-1 * 5085-2 * 5085-3 * 60947-1 * 60947-4-1A * 60947-5-2 * 61058-1 * 61131-2 * .

Table of Contents for UL 1640.