Arc Flash & Electrical Safety News

Blog Author Steve Hudgik

Friday, August 25, 2006

Guidelines For Labeling Welding and Cutting Equipment

The following is a press release from NEMA:

(ROSSLYN, VA) - NEMA has published EW 6-2006, Guidelines for Precautionary Labeling of Arc-Welding and Cutting Products. It is intended for manufacturers and suppliers in the arc welding and cutting industry. The guidelines cover content, format, and placement of text-only, text-and-symbols, symbols-only, and multi-language labels.

"This document addresses the needs of manufacturers to provide appropriate precautionary labels on their products, now including multi-language labels. The methods and examples contained in this edition comply with requirements and address audiences worldwide. As in the past, manufacturers can use EW6 with confidence knowing that the latest methods and requirements for the design of appropriate precautionary labels are addressed," says Jerome Jennings, vice chairman of the Arc-Welding Precautionary Labeling Committee.

EW 6-2006 may be purchased for $61.00 by visiting; or by contacting Global Engineering Documents at (800) 854-7179 (within the U.S.), (303) 397-7956 (international), (303) 397-2740 (fax).

NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its 430 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. These products are used in utility, medical imaging, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. Domestic production of electrical products sold worldwide exceeds $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing, Sao Paulo, and Mexico City.


posted by Steve Hudgik | This Arc Flash Post and 1 Comments |


At 9:12 PM, Anonymous Metal Bonding said...

This really would be incredible if it could be achieved. Imagine the possibilities it would create. The Metallic hydrogen and its high-temperature conductor qualities would be remarkable for the solder needs of the solar panels that we produce. In saying that, I have discovered a great soldering technique recently through S-Bond Technologies. They have formulated their own s-bond fluxless technique.. I recommend looking at their website to find out more, at


Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home

Call about the NFPA 7E labeling machines

NFPA 70E Blog  |  Arc Flash Labels  |  Arc Flash Label Printers
DuraLabel Supplies  |  Arc Flash Quiz

FAST shipping of Arc Flash Label Printers & Supplies.
Most orders ship the SAME DAY we receive your order.