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UL 1086 Standard for Household Trash Compactors Updated

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UL has announced the release of a new edition of UL 1086. UL 1086 applies to “household trash compactors.” The updated edition can be purchased on UL’s website.

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Magnetic Field Conversions

This download provides a table of magnetic field conversion factors of microvolts-per meter, gauss, picotesla, microampere-per-meter, weber per-square meter, and gamma with values of either 0 db or 1 as a starting point.

“These requirements cover trash compactors that are rated 250 V or less and intended for household use to reduce the volume of waste prior to disposal; and that are intended to be employed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.”

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