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April 30th, 2018
Join UL at the NPE Conference, May 7 – 11

UL will share its latest research findings on the impact of 3D printing on safety-critical printed part properties at an Expert Super Session on Tuesday, May 8th at the NPE Conference. Flammability, ignition, and electrical properties were investigated for different 3D printing parameters; results were also compared to conventional injection molded samples. Based on these… read more

November 27th, 2017
Appliance Design feature: Designing Parts that Go Beyond the Minimum

Paul Bates, manager of the Additive Manufacturing Competency Center (AMCC) at the University of Louisville and president of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), recently sat down with Appliance Design Magazine to discuss incorporating Additive Manufacturing (AM) into appliance design to make robust parts for the long haul. Read the full article in the November… read more

October 18th, 2017
UL Hosts AM Plastics Workshop Focused on Material & Part Acceptance

UL brought together AM material suppliers, end-product manufacturers, service bureaus, software providers, and equipment manufacturers on Tuesday, October 3, to discuss how to accelerate the adoption of AM by enabling a path to acceptance of 3D printed plastic materials and production parts. The unique forum, hosted by UL at mHUB Chicago, engaged participants in discussing… read more

October 18th, 2017
New Seminar: Plastics in Electrical and Electronics 2017

Join us for a FREE one-day educational seminar, Plastics in Electrical and Electronics, co-presented by UL and Kingfa. This exclusive event is on Wednesday, 8 November, 2017 at the UL International GmbH office in Frankfurt, Germany. Get the latest insights from industry experts from around the world. The seminar will be followed by a networking… read more

October 10th, 2017
We Want Your Input on Standards Development!

UL Environment will be testing a new standards development process this November and we want you to participate. We are trying to shake up traditional standards development by engaging with as many stakeholders as possible during the initial development of the standard. Traditionally, standards are developed by a small group of stakeholders who represent all… read more

September 25th, 2017
UL to Host AM Plastics Workshop Focused on Material & Part Acceptance

UL is bringing together AM material suppliers, end-product manufacturers, service bureaus, software providers, and equipment manufacturers for a unique forum to discuss how to accelerate the adoption of AM by enabling a path to acceptance of 3D printed plastic materials and production parts. The industry workshop, hosted by UL at mHUB Chicago on Tuesday, 10/3,… read more

June 19th, 2017
Carbon announces UL certification of their resin for 3D Printing

Carbon, dedicated to creating the broadest range of high resolution, fully dense, production-quality materials in additive manufacturing, announced their Rigid Polyurethane 70 (RPU 70) is the first UV printable material for additive manufacturing to receive the UL 94 HB flammability classification. RPU 70 is a tough, rigid material that has already found production applications across… read more

May 22nd, 2017
UL Debuts New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”) at RAPID 2017

UL took advantage of its time at the recent RAPID + TCT Conference to introduce the new Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (Blue Card Program). Specifically targeting materials for 3D printing, this new program serves as an extension of UL’s existing Plastics Recognition Program (Yellow Card Program). Whether in meetings at on the exhibition floor,… read more

April 19th, 2017
UL Introduces New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”)

UL, a global safety science organization, today announced a new Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (Blue Card Program). Specifically targeting materials for 3D printing, this new program serves as an extension of UL’s existing Plastics Recognition Program (Yellow Card Program). Unlike traditional manufacturing, such as injection molding, the 3D printing process introduces variability which significantly… read more

April 19th, 2017
UL’s Performance Materials Division Introduces New Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (“Blue Card Program”)

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 19, 2017 —UL, a global safety science organization, today announced a new Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program (Blue Card Program).  Specifically targeting materials for 3D printing, this new program serves as an extension of UL’s existing Plastics Recognition Program (Yellow Card Program). Unlike traditional manufacturing, such as injection molding, the 3D printing… read more