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Flame retardant requirements for PC split meter ready boards

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PC material (polycarbonate) is very important for flame retardant requirements in split meter ready boards, because the split meter ready board is located near electrical equipment, posing risks of fire and electric shock. The following are the flame retardant requirements for PC material split meter ready boards:

UL certification: PC materials usually need to be certified by UL (Underwriters Laboratories) or similar authoritative organizations to prove that they meet flame retardant requirements. UL94 is a common testing standard used to evaluate the combustion performance of plastic materials.

Flame retardant rating: PC materials used in split meter ready boards must meet at least the UL94 V-0 rating, which means the material will not continue to burn after the flame source is removed to reduce the risk of fire.

Self-extinguishing: PC material should also be self-extinguishing, that is, it should be able to stop burning when the fire source is removed, rather than continuing to burn or dripping sparks.

Low smoke and low toxicity: In the event of a fire, PC materials should also minimize the generation of smoke and toxic gases to ensure the safety of personnel evacuation.

Temperature tolerance: PC materials must also be able to maintain their structural integrity in high-temperature environments to prevent fires from starting or spreading.

In summary, the flame retardant requirements for PC materials in split meter ready boards are mainly to ensure that they have appropriate flame retardant properties through UL certification to reduce fire risks and protect the safety of electrical equipment and personnel.

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