Standard 498, Edition 16
Red Line
December 14, 2018
UL 498

Standard for Attachment Plugs and Receptacles

UL Red Line Edition 16 Published Date: December 14, 2018 Last Revision: May 31, 2023

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The revisions of ANSI/UL 498 include the following changes:

Revise the maximum withdrawal force test

Revise marking of terminal tightening torque

Alternative Vertical-Ball Impact Test

Correction to Grounding Contact Test

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