UL - SUBJECT 2011
Outline of Investigation for Factory Automation Equipment
|Publication Date:||27 December 2006|
This Outline of Investigation covers production equipment for attended or unattended assembly of products or subassemblies.
The production equipment covered by this standard is designed to be programmed for a specific manufacturing application such as the assembly of components, packaging, sorting, or counting of parts, or hole punching or cutting. This equipment may also incorporate manufacturing processes involving heating or cooling, drying, or gluing of parts.
This Outline of Investigation does not cover:
a) Robotics and associated control equipment. This equipment is covered by the Outline of Investigation for Industrial Robots, Subject 1740.
b) Equipment intended primarily for identifying, examining, and investigating materials and making measurements and tests. This equipment is covered by the Standard for Laboratory Equipment, UL 1262.
Devices covered by this Outline of Investigation are not intended for the handling of hazardous materials in unattended applications.