Four Benefits of the UL-508A Certification

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Certified Excellence

MIS Controls, Inc. provides customers the satisfaction and efficiency of all company-assembled control panels. However, to ensure the safety and effectiveness of all industrial control panels, MIS is a UL 508A certified company. For all UL-required assemblies, MIS meets all requirements and proper procedure specifications. Request an MIS quote today to receive all necessary high-quality, UL-certified industrial control panel needs.

What is UL 508A?

The UL 508A certification is a third-party certified standard for the assembly and manufacturing of industrial control panels. Contract manufacturers must assemble and adhere to the requirements to offer UL-certified project services. Industrial control panels with the UL 508A certification should successfully include listed critical components, proper spacing, regional electrical codes, circuit protection protocols, and correct identifiable labels. In meeting such specifications and necessary inspection, manufacturers can place the UL mark of approval for the respective control panels. The UL 508A certification and marked products are beneficial to both manufacturers and customers as it provides additional accountability and safety in the production and service of industrial control panels. The four main benefits of the certification include company credibility, component selection, safety, and circuit protection.

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Credibility

With third-party certification, MIS gives customers complete transparency and credibility for each designated project. The UL guidelines highlight assembly procedures to establish the reliability of certified manufacturers. Additionally, manufacturers can widen the accessibility of industrial control panel projects and ultimately gain more customers.

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Component Selection

With the presence of UL certification, manufacturers must use particular components within control panel assembly and design for the highest efficiency level. Listed on UL sources, the critical components minimize productivity errors while maintaining control panel assembly time. All in all, customers are knowledgeable about the possible components, creating further design transparency.

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Safety

In addition to proper spacing and labeling requirements, a UL certification creates an additional layer of product protection and employee safety. All components and conductors must contain standard labels for easy identification and assembly. Similarly, all industrial control panels must match electrical spacing specifications to increase safety precautions.

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Circuit Protection

UL-certified panel projects must incorporate a required circuit protection standard to limit potential electrical shock incidents to both the panel and its users. Additionally, manufacturers calculate short circuit current ratings to mark the lowest rated device on each panel.

Take “MIS” Control

Overall, MIS ensures all customers have the highest quality control panels that meet the UL 508A certification protocol. Customers seeking certified industrial control panels and other unnecessary certification projects are guaranteed product safety and efficiency from MIS. To contact and request a quote, click the link here.

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