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Recent UL Printed Wiring Changes May Affect You

J. Furness (B. Grimthorpe Enterprises, 133 Arthur Street, Massapequa Park, NY 11762, USA)

Circuit World

ISSN: 0305-6120

Article publication date: 1 March 1986



New requirements for printed wiring base materials were announced by the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. They will impact on the OEM, the printed wiring manufacturer, and his base material suppliers. This paper presents an overview of past and present base material requirements, followed by the rationale and specifics of the augmented criteria. Action required by the printed wiring manufacturer to comply with these new UL 796 Standard revisions is explained.


Furness, J. (1986), "Recent UL Printed Wiring Changes May Affect You", Circuit World, Vol. 12 No. 4, pp. 48-51.




Copyright © 1986, MCB UP Limited

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