UL 508A panel shop

UL 508A Panel Shop

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PanelTEK is a UL 508A Certified Panel Shop serving customers throughout Wisconsin and nationwide. Earning a UL 508A Panel Listing means our shop has met the rigorous training and qualification requirements of UL, the Standard for Industrial Control Panels. UL Certification includes:

  • Proper component usage; ratings and spacing
  • Enclosure environmental ratings
  • Wiring space/Wire bending space
  • Motor protection
  • Safety markings
  • Short Circuit Current Rating (SCCR)
  • Compliance with the NEC (National Electrical Code) and CEC (Canadian Electrical Code)

PanelTEK is a self-certified UL panel shop. As a self-certified panel builder, PanelTEK is subject to UL documentation audits and random inspections. PanelTEK’s self-certification has been earned through the volume of control panels built, and verified quality and compliance to UL standards, throughout our past 21 years.

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What is a UL 508A control panel?

A UL 508A control panel is an industrial control panel with a UL 508A Listing Mark. This mark serves as evidence of the panel builder’s UL certification, and panels built to those certification standards assure proper spacing, safety, and performance requirements have been met. UL certification is recognized and accepted by electrical inspectors and local authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ) throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Do control panels need to be UL listed?

Not all control panels need to be UL listed. However, UL listing is a must for industries with rigid demands such as control panels used in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

When the work/installation area you are in requires UL, or you, or your end-user, just want to have the security of adding that extra level of safety to your equipment or process, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is the biggest and most widely known NTRL in the United States.

Benefits of Hiring a UL Panel Shop

While UL 508A certification can be attained in several ways, commissioning a control panel from a UL certified shop saves you time and money. Control panels designed and fabricated by PanelTEK come with the UL listing, including detailed control panel documentation, saving you the hassle.

Whether UL certification is required, or not, every PanelTEK industrial control panel is assembled to industry best-practices and tested right here in our facility. With over 30,000 square feet of space, PanelTEK can handle any job, big or small, high volume production or ‘one-off’ custom design, to meet your requirements.

Contact PanelTEK today for a quote or more information.