What is UL and C-UL hazardous Certification
UL and C-UL hazardous areas Certification for North America overview
UL and C-UL Certification services for HazLoc include:Evaluation and testing
- Ordinary Location/Safe Area Requirements – Certification for risks associated with shock, fire, and personal injury.
Hazardous Location/Explosion Protection Requirements – Certification based on area classification and explosion
A Hazardous Location is where an explosion or fire hazards exist due to the presence of flammable gases, flammable or combustible liquid-produced vapors, combustible dust, or ignitable fibers are flying.
Hazardous Locations are classified by the likelihood of an ignitable concentration of combustible material being present. There are two systems in place, including the traditional North American Division system as well as the alternative Zone system. A Hazardous Locations Certified product must comply with both ordinary location and hazardous locations requirements in accordance with U.S.
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UL and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and CAN Standards.