An Inside Look at How Candles are Tested

With an estimated seven out of ten households using candles, testing for safety and performance is a must for candle manufacturers. What appears to be several dozen or more glass candles fill the approximately 12 x 15 room. Overseeing the…

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Stand B415 – UL is advancing safer solutions for global testing, certification and inspection capabilities for building and life safety products inspired by over 120 years of safety science research. Around the globe, UL works to help companies and policy makers navigate market risk and complexity. UL certifies, validates, tests, verifies, inspects, audits, advises and educates. We provide the knowledge and expertise to help navigate growing complexities across the supply chain from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access. UL builds trust in the safety, security, and sustainability of products, which enables smarter choices and better lives.

UL opens fire safety laboratory in Europe

On February 27th, 2018, the international testing and certification company, UL, opened a brand new fire safety laboratory in Europe, in the city of Rosenheim. The almost 3,000 sqm laboratory specializes in reaction to fire, fire resistance and smoke protection…

UL

UL is advancing safer solutions for global testing, certification and inspection capabilities for building and life safety products inspired by over 120 years of safety science research. Around the globe, UL works to help companies and policy makers navigate market risk and complexity. UL certifies, validates, tests, verifies, inspects, audits, advises and educates. We provide the knowledge and expertise to help navigate growing complexities across the supply chain from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access. UL builds trust in the safety, security, and sustainability of products, which enables smarter choices and better lives.

UL is expanding into Europe with three new laboratories to support European manufacturers for market access to Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. The new laboratories include the recently opened Door & Hardware Testing Laboratory in the UK for mechanical testing of door hardware products and opening in Germany this year, the Fire Resistance Testing Laboratory and the Security Laboratory. In all three laboratories UL tests against EN and UL standards which help enable customers to receive the CE Marking and the UL Safety Mark in one single streamlined process.

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Protection of exposed, expanded Group A plastics stored in racks

The 2013 and prior editions of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, did not include sprinkler system design criteria for exposed (uncartoned), expanded Group A plastics stored in racks, since this type of protection was referenced as…

TLX Technologies
[mkd_section_title pattern_style="light" title="Stand 4-H16"] TLX Technologies is excited to announce that our next generation supervised fire suppression actuator is now a UL recognized component to UL 864 for not only indoor dry but outdoor wet applications.  TLX’s supervised latching electric…
Trelleborg Receives UL Certification for DryFoam™

Trelleborg applied technologies operation has received UL certification for DryFoam™, a passive fire protection system designed for vapor suppression and fire prevention. Robert Kelly, General Manager of Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation in Boston comments: “DryFoam™ underwent extensive testing during the…

UL offers online tool for testing of fire sprinklers sampled from buildings

For several decades, UL has provided a testing service to assess the operating characteristics of fire sprinklers sampled from sprinkler systems in existing buildings. UL’s online tool that makes it easy for the user of these services to request testing.…

E2S Warning Signals launch major new D1x and STEx warning signal families at OTC 2016

On Booth 2641 at OTC in Houston, Texas from May 2 to 5 – the largest US oil and gas show, E2S Warning Signals are demonstrating their continuing commitment to the sector, launching three major new families added to its…

Reassessing the fire risk of changing commodity and packaging

Protecting investments is critical for business owners, risk managers, and insurers alike. We all know how quickly fire can spread and how devastating it can be. At UL, our fire suppression group offers a broad range of experience, expertise, and…

Working Towards Meeting Global Fire Safety Standards

Not so long ago, fire safety codes and standards only existed in the more industrialized nations. But a lot has changed in just a little bit of time. Today more governments, fire and life safety officials, manufacturers and nonprofit organizations…

Why Performance Testing of Windows is so Critical Today

Millions of fenestration products including windows, doors, curtain walls and storefronts are installed every year in commercial, industrial and residential buildings. Building owners, including home owners, expect that each window, door and curtain wall type has been rigorously tested for…

Commercial Cooking Fire Suppression Systems

Commercial cooking operations present an inherent fire risk. According to NFPA’s 2012 “Structure Fires in Eating and Drinking Establishments” fire departments in the U.S. responded to an annual average of 7,640 structure fires resulting in $246 million in property damage.…

The Importance of Listing Sprinkler Equipment

The hanging and bracing of a sprinkler system is a key consideration in every sprinkler design and installation. Assuring that the hanging and bracing products used to install sprinkler systems are effective is imperative for proper performance and stability of…

Safe Working and Living Environments from UL

UL is a premier global independent safety science company with over 120 years of expertise in verification, testing and certification. It has more than 10,000 professionals who are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments…

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