Is your company in need of Safety Certifications?

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  We cordially invite you to visit us at the Region’s Largest Design & Contract Manufacturing Show. Our representatives, including President and founder John Allen, will be available to review any ongoing or upcoming projects as well as to answer any questions regarding the complex compliance process. We make obtaining safety approvals less stressful. Click on … Continue reading “Is your company in need of Safety Certifications?”

Navy Pier Field Inspection

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Recently, one of our engineers, Bruce Proper, did a field inspection of a fire curtain at The Yard Theater on Navy Pier. A fire curtain is a safety device designed to prevent a fire from spreading from the stage of a theater to the audience. The fire curtain itself is a large, fire resistant, sheet … Continue reading “Navy Pier Field Inspection”

Design for Safety Approvals

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Proactive care for successful, safe and compliant product development through our registered Design for Safety Approvals Process. Design for Safety Approvals or DFSA, is the embodiment of professional testing, certification and compliance services provided by PSC. It’s a proactive, integrated approach offered to companies in product safety testing – an integrated portfolio of services designed … Continue reading “Design for Safety Approvals”

PSC President John Allen Tackles International Compliance and Certification

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I2MTC Conference PSC’s John Allen tackles international compliance and certification It’s a connected society we live in and manufacturing and distribution effects the global market. It can be difficult to keep pace with new product development and trends, but PSC provides leading expertise through speaking engagements at conferences, including I2MTC 2017, May 22 through 25 … Continue reading “PSC President John Allen Tackles International Compliance and Certification”

Compliance News You Can Use – April 2017

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“Safety” is our middle name Product Safety Consulting will be busy in the next few months attending trade shows and sharing their vast knowledge about the process of obtaining compliance certifications and understanding safety standards. Upcoming shows include: Lightfair 2017 will be held on May 7-11 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Billed as the world’s largest annual … Continue reading “Compliance News You Can Use – April 2017”

John Allen Leads the Way

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PSC Founder and President sets the bar for excellence With more than 3,000 product safety approvals attained worldwide, Product Safety Consulting Inc. relies on its in-house team of experts to provide the highest levels of safety, quality and performance engineering consulting. And behind our successes in certification and testing is our management team, starting at … Continue reading “John Allen Leads the Way”

Compliance News You Can Use – March 2017

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John Allen Elected President of Product Safety Engineering Society   The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) is a society of the IEEE created June 21, 2003. It’s Mission is to serve the product safety and regulatory profession and the public, by fostering the development and facilitation of the exchange … Continue reading “Compliance News You Can Use – March 2017”

Getting ‘Wired’ into Product Safety

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Show Attendance Helps PSC Gain Additional Product Safety Expertise The team at Product Safety Consulting Inc. (PSC) will be on hand at the International Home + Housewares Show’s (IHS) Wired & Well Expo, March 18 through 21 at McCormick Place in Chicago to take in all the innovation in housewares and connected home conveniences. Sponsored … Continue reading “Getting ‘Wired’ into Product Safety”

Compliance News You Can Use – January 2017

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Product Safety Consulting is thrilled to introduce our new engineer      Bruce Proper joined the Product Safety Consulting team and brings with him a wealth of Technical and International experience. Bruce comes to us with 35 years of UL experience in both Household and Commercial Appliances. Bruce has been responsible for developing and writing many … Continue reading “Compliance News You Can Use – January 2017”

Subject: Ball pressure test of thermoplastic parts

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My interpretation of the rationale is from my 60335 experience.  The idea is the same as Mold Stress testing.  When molded, Polymeric materials have stress lines/points in them.  The temperature exposure relieves these stresses which can move the material.  The temperature is higher for polymeric parts supporting live parts vs an enclosure.  We’re looking for reduction of … Continue reading “Subject: Ball pressure test of thermoplastic parts”