north american market
This chapter contains information relevant to the North American Market and linked to UL508A, NFPA70, CSA 22 and the NEC National Electrical Code.
Manufacturer’s Technical Representatives| CEmarking TEAM
Implementation of Manufacturer’s Technical Representatives (MTR) for General Coverage Industrial Control Panels
ANSI 11.19 Performance Requirements for Risk Reduction| Andreas Beyer
The new edition of ANSI 11.19 – Performance Requirements for Risk Reduction Measures will align much closer to ISO 12100 and the so called ¨hierarchy of controls¨ by adopting the three-step method, see reference below.
Mexico to adapt a new standardisation law| CEmarking TEAM
In March 2020, the Mexican Senate received a proposal from the Mexican government for a new standardisation law. On its face, the proposal for a quality infrastructure law aims at the development of mandatory and voluntary Standards in Mexico. The proposal is also intended to come into compliance
Type 1 and Type 2 coordination| CEmarking TEAM
To meet the need for greater harmonization in the North American market, the standards organization UL, together with representatives from industry, has harmonized the standard for industrial switchgear UL 508 with selected chapters of the IEC 60947 series of standards for low-voltage switchgear
Surge Protective Device for machines| CEmarking TEAM
The Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery NFPA 79 is the relevant safety standard published by the USA's National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). It sets essential electrical safety requirements for industrial machinery. Every industrial machine that is produced in or imported into the
Which protection class applies to the USA?| CEmarking TEAM
IP, NEMA or UL type rating - that is the question here. The right choice for applications in the USA must be well justified. What you absolutely need to know: