What do you think?UL White Book said:TABLES, UTILITY (WWJT)
This listing covers tea or coffee tables, lightweight kitchen and utility tables, portable ironing boards, projector tables, portable cabinets, and desks; all with permanently attached receptacles, and with a separable cord set or permanently attached power supply cord. Except for projector tables which may contain a small lamp for previewing slides, the units contain no electrical load other than optional pilot lights.
The basic standards used to investigate products in this category are UL 498, ??Attachment Plugs and Receptacles??, UL 817, ??Cord Sets and Power Supply Cords??, and UL 1363, ??Temporary Power Taps??.
if the iron it self was hardwired then i would say maybe an appliance, but it is a receptacle as it is. And once the iron is unplugged the receptacle may attract more appliances since the counter doesn't seem to have a receptacle.Is it a receptacle or an appliance? hmy:
It certainly involves a lot less 'wet' than most machine tools I have seen. The presence of a minute amount of moisture does not automatically make an unsafe condition.
I think it is an appliance with a receptacle that is intended to be used to power portable appliances located in an area that requires GFCI.Is it a receptacle or an appliance? hmy:
What do you think?
Is ironing more or less dangerous than testing ground rods for the phone company?
And I agree, the fact most irons have only a two wire connection and the iron could have a faulted heating element and if an older iron is used a person could receive a shock if they touched the iron and the sink.I think it is an appliance with a receptacle that is intended to be used to power portable appliances located in an area that requires GFCI.
I feel this is different than a fart fan disconnect that looks like a two wire receptacle.