UL/IEC61010-2-201 Requirements for Control Equipment, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and applicable requirements from UL/IEC61010-1


This seminar will be held in English language. The course materials are in English language.



This one-day seminar corresponds with the recent release of IEC61010-2-201 that will replace UL 508 and EN 61131-2 for PLC’s and the future publication of UL 61010-2-201 (with no national differences). The seminar will also cover the major differences from UL 508 and IEC 61131-2. The seminar is designed to help product designers and product and regulatory compliance engineers navigate the new standards.


Workshop topics

  • History of UL/IEC 601010-2-201:
    • why was it developed
    • who wrote the requirements
    • major differences from UL 508 and IEC 61131-2
    • transition dates
  • Overview of UL/IEC 601010-1 the standard for Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use as it applies to Control Equipment
  • UL/IEC61010-2-201 (the standard for Particular requirements for control equipment, including PLC’s ):
    • Components and Sub-assemblies
    • Annexes (normative and informative)
    • Construction requirements
    • Testing requirements (major changes from UL 508)
    • Hazards resulting from application (misuse of the product in the field - major change from UL 508)
    • Risk Assessment (major change from UL 508)
    • Markings (major change from UL 508)
    • Equipment included in the scope, what aspects are included in the scope and what are not
    • How to use UL /IEC 61010-2-201 in combination with UL/IEC 61010-1 and Annexes
    • Risk of Electric Shock and Risk of Fire including Insulation requirements (major changes from UL 508)

Target Audience

  • PLC’s product designers and engineers
  • Regulatory compliance engineers

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Time Requirement


Workshop 1 day
825,00 €

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