Certifications Simplified: An Explanation of Industry Standards & Compliance
Date: January 19, 2016 | Category: Automation Solutions
Along with NEMA and IP rating, environmental considerations such as geographic location and hazardous environments where the enclosure will be used, manufacturers carry certifications that testify that their products meet the required industry standards.
Phoenix Mecano is a design-oriented manufacturer, integrator, and supplier of high quality electro-mechanical products for North American OEM companies. Our diverse products include electrical and electronic enclosures, aluminum construction systems, clamps and tubing, linear actuators, lift devices, and linear positioners.
As with any standard, our certifications are subject to the company maintaining its systems to the required standard. Every one of our products is certified and to help you understand we’ve created the below summary of what that means.
Phoenix Mecano Inc. holds ISO 90001:2008 certification and follows the required RoHS Declaration of Conformity.
ISO 90001:2008 is a quality standard that all global and national manufacturing companies should hold that attests to the consistent standards held in the production of the products and services offered.
RoHS (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances) regulations limit or ban specific substances that are harmful to people — lead, cadmium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), mercury, hexavalent chromium, and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants – in new electronic and electric equipment. According to the intended use of our products, are conformity safe. Our suppliers have been, and are, continually engaged in this process.
In addition to ISO 90001:2008 and RoHS (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances) standards, Phoenix Mecano’s product groups hold individual International Certifications that cover specific products. Some examples are below:
- UL File E206630
- UL File E66473
- UL File E203312
- PTB 00 ATEX 1063
- PTB 98 ATEX 3101 U
- PTB 00 ATEX 1002
- PTB 01 ATEX 1061 U
- PTB 00 ATEX 1052
- PTB 01 ATEX 1061 U
- PTB 02 ATEX 1076 U
- IECEx PTB 08.0006
- IECEx PTB 08.0005U
- IECEx PTB 08.0004
- IECEx PTB 08.0003U
- IECEx PTB 07.0060
- IECEx PTB 07.0059U
- IECEx PTB 09.0019U
- IECEx PTB 09.0021
When purchasing a high-consideration product such as an electronic application enclosure or aluminum construction system that can withstand hazardous environments it’s important to understand the standards that a company follows to ensure that the product is safe, reliable, and meets the consistent quality standards your application requires. Talk to one of our experts today to ensure your selection is suited for your particular application.