Laboratory of Bürkert accredited as UL test facility
In accordance with ISO/IEC 17025, the laboratory of Bürkert was accredited by Underwriters Laboratories in early December 2013.
Jan. 28, 2014 -- In accordance with UL LLC Data Acceptance Program, the laboratory of the fluid technology specialist Bürkert was approved for participation in the Data Acceptance Program by Underwriters Laboratories (UL LLC), the United States testing and certification organization, in early December 2013.
The approval occurred within the framework of the UL Client Test Data Program (CTDP), a process that allows manufacturers to acquire test data relevant for certification in their own adequate testing facilities. The test data and all necessary documents, as well as a suitable test item are then sent to UL for evaluation. This procedure significantly advances the UL certification procedure.
The approval now makes it easier and faster to have Bürkert products certified according to UL. "It is the basis for fast and cost-effective intercontinental certification processes and also serves to confirm that our lab conforms to all international norms and standards," said Jens Fuhrmann, Team Coach, Approval Management Corporate Quality.
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems is a manufacturer of measuring, control and regulating systems for fluids and gases. Bürkert products are used in a wide range of industries and applications -- ranging from breweries and labs to medical, bio-engineering and aerospace technology. With a portfolio of more then 30,000 products, Bürkert offers all fluid control system components, from solenoid valves to process and analytical valves, as well as pneumatic actuators and sensors. For more information, visit www.burkert.com.
About Underwriters Laboratories
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a U.S. organization that tests products, components, materials and systems for compliance with specific safety requirements. If this is the case, these products can bear the UL approved label -- as long as they conform to the required standards. The European counterpart to the UL approved label is the CE marking. For more information, visit www.ul.com.