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More information Lifetime calculation, configuration and more information 809 808 Information approbation and approvals Information approbation and approvals Info Info This is an Underwriters Laboratory designation that indicates compliance to the AWM (Appliance Wire Material) standard 758. This describes cables intended for internal and external wiring components. An AWM cable is useful when obtaining a UL listing on an overall product. Cables that bear this mark are in compliance to a specific Article of the National Electrical Code. For example UL 1277 Tray Cable fulfills the requirements of Article 336 of the 2002 NEC. Listed products are intended for use within residential, commercial and industrial structures This is the mark of the Canadian Standards Association. Many Chainflex types carry CSA AWM approvals. The Canadian AWM designates compliance to CSA Standard C22.2 No. 210. These products are intended for the internal and external wiring of electronic equipment. Typical markings on cable include the following. EX "CSA AWM I/II A/B 80°C 300V FT1" Optional markings for oil resistance and wet ratings may apply. Class I: Internal A - Where not subject to mechanical abuse B - Where may be subject to mechanical abuse Class II: External A - Where not subject to mechanical abuse B - Where may be subject to mechanical abuse The cable must also pass a flame test typically as described below: FT1 - Vertical Flame Test CSA 22.2 No. 3: In general a Bunsen burner applies flame at base of 18" specimen. Cotton is placed below specimen. Flame is applied 5 times more for 15 seconds FT4 - Vertical Flame Test CSA 22.2 No. 3: In general a propane burner (70,000 BTU/HR) applies flame at one end of 8 foot cable lengths arranged in open steel trays. This mark is the same as except approved for use in Canada and the United States. In accordance with Canadian AWM Standard C22.2 No.210 and UL AWM Standard 758 respectively. The following describes the typical Approvals and Standards that Chainflex ® cables carry. The table of contents and respective catalog page details the actual approval. Developed by VDW – Association of German Machine Tool Manufacturers. It describes a comprehensive total concept for the standardization and decentralization of the electrical and fluid-technical installation of machines and plants. European Conformity – The CE mark on a cable designates that the product complies with relevant European health, safety and environmental protection legislations. 2014/35/EG

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