What is the UL508A Standard? Get UL 508a certification

UL 508A is the standard for the construction of Industrial Control Panels (ICPs). It provides guidelines on a variety of safety issues, such as component selection, calculation of short circuit ratings and proper wiring methods. The standard covers industrial control panel assemblies that may contain motor controllers, overload relays, fused disconnects, circuit breakers, buttons, switches,... Read More

Eurofins E&E’s David Trevayne-Smith to Chair PTCRB Editorial Working Group

Eurofins E&E’s David Trevayne-Smith to Chair PTCRB Editorial Working Group Eurofins Electrical & Electronics (E&E) North America—part of the Eurofins global network of premier testing, inspection, and certification laboratories—is pleased to announce that Business Development Executive David Trevayne-Smith has been named the chair of the PTCRB Editorial Working Group. PTCRB is a certification program established... Read More

IEC 60601-1-2 4th Edition Medical EMC Webinar

In the 60601-1-2 4th Edition webinar, you will learn about changes coming with the 4th edition of the IEC 60601-1-2 standard. Topics include technical requirements, updates coming with the 4th edition of 60601-1-2, steps the manufacturer must perform to fulfill risk management requirements, new methods of risk analysis and immunity requirements to mitigate interference and... Read More

Hazardous Locations Guide: Certification & Markings

Hazardous Locations Guide: North American and IECEx/ATEX Certification & Markings The world of hazardous locations can be challenging to navigate as combustible dusts, flammable gases, mists or vapors can all contribute to potentially explosive atmospheres in the workplace. All equipment manufactured for use in explosive atmospheres must be suitably marked and there are many requirements... Read More

First Blood Diamonds. Now Blood Electronics?

To product safety and electromagnetic compatibility compliance, add another regulatory hurdle for electronics manufacturers.  To assure “conflict minerals” are not imported from the Democratic Republic of Congo and neighboring conflict areas, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered companies will have to start documenting the source and purpose of Congo-related raw materials. The affected minerals include:... Read More