UL Standard for Safety Attachment Plug Blades for Use in Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords
|Publication Date:||13 April 2005|
These requirements cover the blades of attachment plugs and current taps intended to be connected to the conductors of flexible cords using crimped connections, for use on cord sets and power-supply cords complying with the Standard for Cord Sets and Power-Supply Cords, UL 817, within the limits set forth in 1.2.1 for type of blades and 1.3.1 for size of conductors.
Type of blades
These requirements apply to blades, solid and folded, of attachment plugs and current taps rated 15 or 20 A, for general purpose use. These requirements do not apply to the grounding blade (pin) of grounding type attachment plugs or current taps.
These requirements apply to blades intended to be attached to 18 AWG (0.82 mm2) - 10 AWG (5.3 mm2) conductors.