Cofem obtains the UL-EU certification for its A50 smoke detectors
UL-EU certification is among the most recognized in the European Market. This certification, issued by UL Solutions, helps product manufacturers demonstrate that their devices comply with the necessary safety standards to address safety considerations such an electric shock, fire and casualty, which will enhance the protection of users. For this reason, the COFEM team is proud to announce that its A50 smoke detectors have obtained UL-EU certification.
The range of A50 detectors is based on a new, more refined aesthetic that integrates the latest electronic technology with new, more efficient detection algorithms and a three-dimensional design that makes it more robust against environmental dirt. It has multiple combinations between optical, thermal detection and short-circuit isolator certification, all of them with the EN 54 standard series.
Cofem: a Spanish company manufacturer of Fire Detection Systems
Cofem is a national manufacturer with its own technology of products for Fire Protection systems, which offers comprehensive solutions in fire detection and alarm systems for buildings in general and CO and NO2 detection for car parks and garages, among others. Located in Rubí, Barcelona (Spain), it has an international presence in multiple countries on four continents, supported by its extensive experience in the sector.
This year, 2023, it celebrates its 50th anniversary, which is why the detectors receive this numbering in their commercial name. They began their activity as a spare parts company for cars, which, as a result of car fire extinguishers, began specializing in fire protection systems and, in a short time, the development and manufacture of their own fire detection and alarm systems. Growth has been continuous and sustained, posing new challenges in product improvement, as currently demonstrated in this new range of A50 detectors that have obtained UL-EU certification, demonstrating its commitment to continuous improvement and quality.
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UL Solutions, one of the world’s leading companies in the certification of fire-fighting products and systems, has issued the UL-EU certification for Cofem’s A50 smoke detectors. This shows that the A50 range of detectors meets applicable requirements in terms of fire safety. A50 smoke detectors have undergone a series of comprehensive tests, including field tests, to evaluate their compliance with performance and safety requirements.
Advantages of European access with the UL-EU Mark
The UL-EU Mark is a voluntary European certification mark. This Mark covers all electrical and electronic products and components and indicates a product’s compliance with EN safety standards. The UL-EU Mark offers manufacturers the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to safety by going the extra step to apply for this voluntary safety Mark and differentiate their products in the marketplace.
The UL-EU Mark demonstrates compliance with European standards and can also be used by the manufacturer to show compliance with relevant European directives, for example, the Low Voltage Directive. Products with this certification can be sold throughout the European Union.