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Production Quality Assessment for Hazardous Locations

We audit production quality to help enable global market acceptance.

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Leverage our International Organization for Standardization (ISO)-trained auditors to increase market access and streamline hazardous locations (HazLoc) certification with quality audits. Our auditors are engineers with real-world technical experience that bring in-depth understanding of current and evolving Ex standards and HazLoc protection methods for IECEx, ATEX and INMETRO. Our manufacturing audits provide essential information that enables brand managers, compliance officers and quality assurance specialists to make informed decisions directly impacting brand credibility and product marketability. We are able to provide one combined product and production evaluation, performed by one UL project team, to obtain all of the testing, certification and quality audits. Tap into our global network of technical experts and state-of-the-art facilities to help you gain the compliance credentials you need to compete in a more complex global supply chain.

Production quality assessment for HazLoc overview

Our production quality assessments help provide the utmost confidence and certainty for hazardous locations equipment manufacturers and your customers around the world. Across industries and regions, we can help implement manufacturing best practices to help ensure relevant market acceptance and efficiencies.

Our production quality assessments provide credible and reliable information that is crucial in helping to ensure the continued compliance and integrity of IECEx, ATEX  and INMETRO certifications.

ISO/IEC 80079-34 is the international standard for IECEx, ATEX  and INMETRO production quality assessments. Through our active involvement on the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical committee responsible for maintaining this standard, and our close working relationships with customers, we are able to act as a truly interconnected partner. We understand issues and innovations that are in the market today and provide thought leadership for the future.

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Webinar: For Accelerated Global Market Access – Understand Your Hazloc Markings

UL’s expertise is here to help across all facets of the hazardous locations supply chain to help you prepare for successful installations, accelerated market access, and increased profits. This webinar covers HazLoc and Explosive Atmospheres markings, including North American Listings, ATEX and IECEx Certifications.

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Webinar: Standard Changes for Zone 2 Equipment & How It Will Affect Your Business

Zone 2 hazardous locations products are being affected by standards revisions that will modify several longstanding compliance approaches. Learn what these changes are, when they apply, and how to prepare for them in this informational webinar presented by the experts at UL, a global leader in the certification of Zone 2 equipment. 

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Webinar: Non-Electrical Equipment for Use in Hazardous Locations - An Introduction

The requirements in the Standards address the mechanical ignition hazards associated with such equipment and provide guidance on mitigation. However, the approach to evaluating and certifying non-electrical equipment differs from the traditional method used for electrical equipment.

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