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Oct 14, 2020
  • Webinar

Factory Automation and Industrial Machinery – UL 508A and UL 2011 (NFPA79)

Learn about the safety requirements for industrial machinery used in factory automation.

Industrial robot with conveyor in factory

Date & Time


Oct 14, 2020 2:00pm GMT


3:15pm GMT


Online webinar

This webinar will provide an overview on the requirements for industrial machinery as per UL 2011 (NFPA 79), the Factory Automation Equipment Standard; and associated control panel requirements as per UL 508A, the Standard for Industrial Control Panels. 

Factory Automation Equipment (UL 2011) – This Outline of Investigation covers production equipment for attended or unattended assembly of products or subassemblies. The production equipment covered by this Standard is designed to be programmed for a specific manufacturing application such as the assembly of components, packaging, sorting, counting of parts, or hole punching or cutting.  UL 2011 is based on NFPA 79, the electrical standard for industrial machinery.                                                                                                    

Industrial Control Panels (UL 508A) - Covers requirements for a control panel that forms a portion of the overall factory automation equipment.

Join the webinar to learn about:

  • Regulations and standards for machinery for North America market access
  • Overview of UL 2011, NFPA 79 and UL 508A
  • UL certification programs and certification process for machinery

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