UL Standard for Safety Garage Equipment
|Publication Date:||31 March 2015|
These requirements cover equipment intended for use indoors in an automotive repair facility. Products covered by this standard are as indicated in
This equipment is intended to be installed and used in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.
These requirements cover the following:
a) Equipment used in servicing and repairing automobiles, such
as dynamometers, battery testers, roll-up brake lathes, distributor
testers, driveway signals, engine analyzers, exhaust emissions
b) Powered and nonpowered tool cabinets, which may or may not be provided with a work surface. These products are intended to store tools in a repair facility or residential location.
c) Electrical requirements for equipment and systems used to provide power or control for automotive lifts.
With reference to 1.2(b), powered cabinets shall be powered by an electrical source not exceeding 240 Vac, and shall be cord connected. All other equipment covered by this standard is intended to be supplied by a power source not exceeding 600 Vac, and may be cord connected or permanently wired.
With reference to 1.2(c), automotive lifts as a complete system are not covered by this Standard. Additional requirements for automotive lifts, including such additional electrical requirements for automotive lifts that are intended to be installed out-of-doors, are included in the Standard for Automotive Lifts - Safety Requirements for Construction, Testing and Validation, ANSI/ALI ALCTV. Electrically powered or controlled automotive lifts shall be shown to comply with both UL 201 and ANSI/ALI ALCTV.
Equipment intended for use in Class I, Division 1, and Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, is investigated under these requirements, and, in addition, is investigated with respect to its acceptability for the particular application.
These requirements do not cover arc-welders, automotive battery chargers, electric or pneumatic tools, vacuum cleaners, equipment using refrigerants, or other equipment that is used in an automotive service or repair facility, but is covered by individual requirements.
These requirements do not cover portable tool chests or toolboxes intended to be transported by hand.
These requirements do not cover flammable liquid storage cabinets.
These requirements do not cover battery chargers, battery testers, or other equipment intended for the servicing of electric vehicles or electric vehicle battery packs.