Control and Automation has been a UL508A certified panel shop for over 20 years. We offer complete design and build services for a variety of control panels for the manufacturing industry.
UL 508A – What is it?
- UL 508A certification provides a third-party inspection authority to provide the customer with evidence that the assembled control panel meets electrical safety standards, and is compliant with the national electrical code.
- UL 508A panel shops are subject to periodic announced and unannounced inspections of our facilities by UL personnel. Through these periodic audits, we show that we continue to meet the UL requirements for 508A certification.
- Control panel that carry the UL 508A Listing Mark, must contain only UL recognized and listed industrial control components. The UL Mark on an industrial control component means that UL has evaluated and tested samples of this component and has concluded that they meet the UL requirements.
- Incoming Panel Voltage Level to 600VAC (575VAC/3PH)
UL 508A – What is it NOT?
- UL 508A certification does not replace the need for a systematic machine safety assessment as call for by such standards as ISO 12100, ISO 13849, IEC 62061, NFTP 79, OSHA or other similar standards as adopted and implemented by the owner.
- UL 508A does not cover operator safety, non-electrical environmental safety or any risk reduction activities. UL508A in general is only the concern of your local electrical inspector. Will the AHJ (the Authority Having Jurisdiction) allow the power to be turned on to your panel or not? When they open the panel door, and see the UL 508A sticker they know that the panel complies with the NEC code. Of course, the local “AHJ” can always do what they want to.