Imagine you have 10 labels that need to go on a product. Some of those labels fulfill compliance obligations. Others are instructions. A few even label readouts, buttons, and other important controls or ports. The point is they are all important. There’s just a lot of them. So why is that a problem? Well in a traditional production model, […]
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New Enhanced Mark? Check. New approval process? Also check…typical UL. As UL has started to push out it’s new Enhanced Mark, I’ve started to see more questions and confusion in the marketplace about how to actually get the new artwork approved. Mainly the problems are with the companies who are starting to use the new system. […]
On the list of frequently asked questions, Holographic UL labels are right on up there. Let’s start from the top, in order to combat products with counterfeit UL markings, Underwriters Laboratories introduced labels with holograms. These labels were required on products that saw the largest influx of counterfeit products (e.g. christmas lights, power strips, etcetera). To stay ahead of the […]
Does the specification for your UL labels call out Mylar as a material? If it does, there a good chance it’s been around a while. As many UL label specifications have worked their way across my desk, one theme that keeps resurfacing is the reference to Mylar® as a face stock. Of course plenty of […]
Hopefully there is a built-in GFI for rainy commutes… Photo courtesy of Frank Macnak – Autoweek Magazine (July 7, 2014)