May 24th, 2017

An Easier Path to the NOM Mark

The expertise of UL Mexico meets the flexibility of global testing Historically, manufacturers wishing to sell products in Mexico could only obtain the Norma Oficial Mexicana (NOM) Mark by sending samples to an accredited lab in Mexico. UL Mexico has been accredited and approved by the Mexican Authorities and Regulators to issue this mark, but… read more

May 4th, 2017

BEHIND THE SCENES: An Inside Look at UL’s Performance and Reliability Testing Center

Where Performance and Reliability Meet Design and Innovation. Did you ever wonder why some of your appliances last longer than others? Or, why one product performs better than its competitor? If yes, then you are in the right place as the staff at UL’s Product Engineering Services team in Newton, Iowa have been answering those… read more

April 29th, 2017

Child Entrapment – A Unique Application of Fire Protection Engineering

Background UL Safety Standards UL 2157, 3rd edition, Electric Clothes Washing Machines and Extractors, and UL 2158, 4th edition, Electric Clothes Dryers, provide three methods to comply with entrapment requirements and a manufacturer can choose either one of these methods to evaluate their appliance. One of these methods is found in Clause 15.6.1.b) (UL 2157)… read more

April 29th, 2017
Ducts – Providing Clarity on Fire Rated Ventilation Ducts and Assemblies
March 27th, 2017
Standards Corner – Issue 1 2017
March 27th, 2017
New Requirements for Worker Safety – HVAC UV Germicidal Irradiation UV-C Fixtures
March 27th, 2017
Securing Peace of Mind – Operators and Access Control
March 27th, 2017
White Paper: Update – Revisiting Flammable Refrigerants
March 27th, 2017
UL is a Central Figure at the First Meeting of the GSO Notified Bodies Cooperation Group
March 27th, 2017
New Challenges for Appliances Connected to Drinkable Water Mains: Feeling the Impact of the EN 61770 Update