UL 61010 certification opens up US and Canadian market for AVT Reliability®
AVT Reliability® has strengthened its position in the US and Canadian asset management market after achieving the UL 61010 US and C safety standard for its tri-axial fixed vibration and temperature sensor, Machine Sentry® MSF-1.
The UK headquartered company, which opened its first US subsidiary in Rockford, Tennessee in January this year to service and support an increased demand from clients. The company has also established a local distribution network and support partners in the US and Canada to support its Machine Sentry® product range.
The UL 61010 is the US & Canada equivalent of the European CE product safety standard and covers electrical products for use in non-hazardous locations.
Managing Director of AVT Reliability®, Frederic Thomas, said: “this certification follows on from the increasing demand from new and existing customers in the North American market. The MSF-1 sensor is a wireless intelligent tri-axial vibration with integrated temperature sensor which connects via a Bluetooth®, storing up to 5000 readings and with a 5-year battery life, it can be installed in harsh environment such as chemical plant, oil and gas industry or food and beverage sector and is available also with an optional internet gateway.
“AVT Reliability® has already met the demanding safety standards required to attain Hazloc, ATEX and IECex certification. With the UL 61010 certification we are now able to assure our clients across North America that MSF-1 meets extremely high safety requirements, whilst also being one of the most cost-effective, user-friendly wireless condition monitoring tools on the market.”