Kalfrisa has obtained the ASME Certificate of Authorization, Section VIII, Div.1, for the design and manufacturing of pressure equipment and the use of the 'U' symbol.
BD|SENSORS pressure devices have now been approved for use in underground mining
Electronic pressure devices from BD|SENSORS have now been approved for use in potentially explosive environments, particularly in underground mines with a high risk of firedamp. Several devices from the pressure measurement technology manufacturer BD|SENSORS have recently been approved for underground operation. They may be used in potentially explosive atmospheres, particularly in environments where there is a risk of firedamp. This means that the equipment may be used in mining (underground coal mining)...
UL Launches Wellness Certification to Demonstrate Products’ Compliance with WELL Building Standard
With the global rise of obesity, disease, inactivity, asthma and depression, the critical importance of wellness is coming into focus. At a time when people spend upwards of 90 percent of their time indoors, architects, designers, construction and business communities alike are taking a second look at the indoor environments where we live, work and play to evaluate how these environments impact human health and wellness. In support of this wellness movement, UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laborator...
Bringing clarity to the safety of cabling: UL Issues “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) Safety Certification to 3M’s AWM for Global Market
UL has recently issued a “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) safety certification to 3M for Appliance Wiring Material (AWM) Styles 22088 and 22089 flat ribbon cable sold under the name 3M™ Round Conductor Flat, HF447 Series. There is often confusion around what “low smoke” and “halogen free” designations for cabling really means. However, when products hold UL’s safety certification, manufacturers, suppliers and contractors can rely upon a scientific evaluation to a...
CIH® Fall Exam Period is Just Days Away for Industrial Hygienists Pursuing Certification
The first day of the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Fall Exam window begins in less than one week. On October 1st, applicants who successfully submitted completed applications by the deadline and were notified by the staff at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) that they are approved Candidates for the Fall Exam are eligible to sit for the exam. ABIH® has contracted with Prometric to provide exam locations throughout the United States, Canada and in many other countries across the...
Certification Program for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Power Cable
Nowadays, high speed data cables are widely used for charging or powering IT and communication devices, such as laptop computers, tablets, mobile phones and power banks, and have replaced traditional power supply cords. Power capabilities of cables are rising to meet the demand for faster charging and powering devices of higher wattage. However, users may not be aware of the potential risks of overheating and fire due to the use of poorly constructed cables. These cables may be made of substandard materials with...