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Electrical professionals committed to providing custom industrial control panels.

Understanding UL 508A Certification for Control Panels

UL 508A standards are a cornerstone of safety and quality in the realm of industrial control panels. These standards are specifically designed for control panels operating at or under 1000 volts. The UL 508A certification is crucial because it ensures these panels are constructed and tested to meet rigorous safety criteria, guarding against electrical hazards, and improving overall system reliability. 

Compliance with these standards is often a prerequisite for regulatory approval and insurance requirements. For industries that rely heavily on electrical control systems, such as manufacturing, food processing, or energy distribution, adhering to UL 508A standards is not just about meeting regulatory demands; it’s about ensuring operational safety, enhancing performance, and fostering trust in the reliability and quality of their equipment.

PennAir's Expertise in UL 508A Compliance

We pride ourselves on our understanding and successful application of UL 508A standards. Our team includes a dedicated Manufacturer Technical Representative (MTR), ensuring control panels we provide are not just compliant but also meet the highest safety standards.

PennAir's Expertise in UL 508A Compliance

We pride ourselves on our understanding and successful application of UL 508A standards. Our team includes a dedicated Manufacturer Technical Representative (MTR), ensuring control panels we provide are not just compliant but also meet the highest safety standards.

Compliance with these standards is often a prerequisite for regulatory approval and insurance requirements. For industries that rely heavily on electrical control panels, such as manufacturing, food processing, or energy distribution, adhering to UL 508A standards is not just about meeting regulatory demands; it’s about ensuring operational safety, enhancing performance, and fostering trust in the reliability and quality of their equipment.

Key Features and Benefits of PennAir Automation

Expert Design and Certification

We specialize in designing, supporting, and certifying industrial panel enclosures, ensuring compliance with UL 508A specification.

Collaborative Manufacturing Support

Our team works alongside external manufacturers, guiding them to meet UL 508A standards.

Customized Solutions Beyond UL 508A

For panels not requiring UL 508A certification, we employ NFPA 70 and NFPA 79 good design practices to deliver top-quality solutions.

Versatility in Production

From large, complex, one-off machine control panels to multiple unit productions, our capabilities are vast and varied.

Comprehensive Contract Assembly & Inventory Control

We offer full-scale contract assembly and inventory management for the design builds.

Expert Design and Certification

We specialize in designing, supporting, and certifying industrial panel enclosures, ensuring compliance with UL 508A specification.

Collaborative Manufacturing Support

Our team works alongside external manufacturers, guiding them to meet UL 508A standards.

Customized Solutions Beyond UL 508A

For panels not requiring UL 508A certification, we employ NFPA 70 and NFPA 79 good design practices to deliver top-quality solutions.

Versatility in Production

From large, complex, one-off machine control panels to multiple unit productions, our capabilities are vast and varied.

Comprehensive Contract Assembly & Inventory Control

We offer full-scale contract assembly and inventory management for the design builds.

Our Diverse Range of Control Panels

Our PennAir Automation Division understands the quality of our control panels hinges on the caliber of the components we use. That’s why we partner with leading suppliers in the industry – Nidec, Tolomatic, SEW Eurodrive, and Leuze. These partnerships enable us to offer a wide range of control panel solutions, from simple motor starter circuits to complex machine controls incorporating multiple AC servo drives, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), and Remote I/O.

Leuze

Specializing in sensor solutions, Leuze's components enhance the safety and functionality of our control panels, ensuring they meet the highest industry standards.

SEW Eurodrive

As a leader in drive technology, SEW Eurodrive components are instrumental in our designs, offering unparalleled performance in motor and gear unit technology.

Control Techniques

Known for their innovative and reliable motors, Nidec components are central to many of our control panel designs, ensuring efficiency and longevity.

Tolomatic

Their expertise in electric linear actuators and pneumatics plays a crucial role in our control systems, providing precision and robustness.

By integrating components from these suppliers, we assure control panels are not only compliant with UL 508A standards but are also equipped with the best-in-class technology for reliability and performance.

Serving a Multitude of Industries

PennAir Automation’s expertise in UL 508A certified control panels extends across various industries including:

Custom Machine Builder / Automation Integrator

Custom-designed control panels are central to machinery operation and automation, streamlining tasks such as assembly, packaging, and quality inspection.

Food & Beverage

UL 508A panels manage process control systems, ensuring precise temperature, pressure, and flow control for consistent product quality and safety.

Manufacturing

Panels automate production lines, controlling machinery for tasks like assembly, packaging, and quality inspection, ensuring efficiency and compliance with safety standards.

Material Handling / Intralogistics

Control panels expertly manage conveyor systems and sorting machines, facilitating efficient material movement and storage.

Packaging

Panels optimize the efficiency and precision of filling, sealing, and labeling processes, ensuring high-quality packaging outcomes. 

The Perfect Pair: PennAir & Hanover Conveying Systems

Enhance your industrial operations with our sister brand, Hanover Conveying Systems. Specializing in top-tier conveying solutions, Hanover Conveying Systems offers expertly crafted, American-made conveyors and stainless steel products. Ideal for industries including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, packaging, and more, their durable, easy-to-maintain solutions complement our UL Certified Control Panels perfectly. Together, we provide a comprehensive approach to streamlining your production processes, ensuring efficiency, reliability, and quality.

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The Advantage of UL 508A Certification

UL 508A certification is not just about meeting regulatory standards; it’s a hallmark of safety, quality, and reliability in industrial control panels, essential for industries that depend heavily on electrical control systems. PennAir’s expertise in UL 508A compliance, combined with our ability to provide tailored solutions across diverse industries, positions us uniquely in the market. Our commitment to maintaining the highest safety standards in every project ensures our customers receive products that are compliant and deliver excellence and reliability. Choosing PennAir means partnering with a leader in safety and innovation, dedicated to delivering UL 508A certified solutions.

Located in Virginia?

Ready to up your production game with our UL 508A Control Panel services? PennAir’s sister brand, Valley Fluid Components, is here to be your trusted partner. Whether you’re looking to enhance your automation capabilities or troubleshoot any issues, their team is fully equipped and ready to assist you in the Greater Virginia area.

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