UL Standard for Safety Plugs, Receptacles, and Couplers for Electric Vehicles
|Publication Date:||20 November 2017|
These requirements cover EV plugs, EV receptacles, vehicle inlets, vehicle connectors, and EV breakaway couplings, rated up to 800 amperes and up to 600 volts ac or dc. These devices are intended for use with conductive electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), and are intended to facilitate the conductive connection from the EVSE to the vehicle. These devices are for use in either indoor or outdoor nonhazardous locations in accordance with Annex A, Ref. No. 1.
This Standard does not directly apply to any device that is not intended for use as described in 1.1.
In the text of this Standard, the term ″device″ refers to any product covered by this Standard. The letters ″EV″ refer to an electric vehicle, including plug-in hybrid vehicles, hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles, and similar vehicles.