UL Standard for Safety Connectors and Switches for Use with Burglar-Alarm Systems
|Publication Date:||12 October 2007|
These requirements cover connectors and switches for use with burglar-alarm systems in mercantile premises, mercantile safes and vaults, bank safes and vaults, government and corporate locations, and residences. They are intended to be used in circuits of limited energy, for these applications, in accordance with Article 725 of the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.
The connectors and switches covered by these requirements include insulated contact springs and mating brackets; magnetically actuated and mercury switches; heat, smoke, and vibration detectors; floor mats; floor traps, special contacts for safes and vaults; flexible connectors; foil connectors; and shunting devices.
Switches covered by these requirements are intended for use in protective circuits to supervise doors, windows, hatches, vents, trap doors, and the like, to initiate an alarm signal when actuated.
Connectors covered by these requirements are intended to join various parts of protective circuit components and wiring.
The products covered by these requirements may require an external source of electrical energy not integral with the product.
The products covered by these requirements are intended to be installed in accordance with the Standard for Installation and Classification of Burglar and Holdup Alarm Systems, UL 681, or with the Standard for Installation and Classification of Residential Burglar Alarm Systems, UL 1641.