Spellman UK Approved to Perform In-House UL Testing
Friday, August 01, 2014
Provides Significant Time and Cost Savings Benefit to its Customers
Pulborough, West Sussex, UK - Spellman High Voltage, Ltd. has announced that it has received a certificate of qualification from Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) stating that the company has been assessed and found eligible to participate in UL's Client Test Data Program (CTDP). The CTDP allows Spellman to test high voltage power supplies in support of UL Mark certification at Spellman's Pulborough facility without the need for a client engineer from UL to witness the testing.
The assessment process involved assessment of the documented procedures and policies to assure accuracy and precision in performing tests, obtaining data and reporting results. It also involved verification of appropriate physical resources, equipment and personnel as well as scheduled calibration of measurement instruments in Spellman's engineering labs and in its quality department. These calibrated instruments must be routinely calibrated against UKAS (UK Accreditation Service) laboratories standards. The assessment verified that all personnel knew the testing procedures and the calibration procedure.
By qualifying for the CTDP program, data from Spellman's tests are now submitted to UL, and approval from UL can be granted in as little as 5 days. In the past, Spellman has had to wait for UL engineers to come to its facility in Pulborough and witness the testing. This delay generally added 4-6 weeks to the approval process. Spellman can now reduce the time it takes to get new UL-approved products to market.
Spellman’s US design center and corporate headquarters in Hauppauge, New York has been participating in UL’s Client Test Data Program since 2006.
Spellman High Voltage Electronics is the world's leading provider of high performance, custom and standard DC high voltage power converters and Monoblock® X-Ray sources for medical, industrial, semiconductor, security, analytical, laboratory and under-sea cable power-feed applications. As a global supplier with strategically located design and manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, Spellman is committed to providing best-in-class support to OEM customers and end-users throughout the world.
Additional information on Spellman and their wide range of high voltage products is available at: www.spellmanhv.com