UL Standards
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UL Listings at Falconer Electronics

As we continue our series on New Product Development, a key component with the process includes obtaining certification at UL Standards. In the last post we discussed "The Importance of UL, CSA, and ETL Safety Certifications". Earning UL listings…
safety certifications
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The Importance of UL, CSA, and ETL Safety Certifications

Safety and Certifications Importance As we continue our series on New Product Development, the next stage includes obtaining certifications for product safety. Safety and Certifications are an important aspect of any business. Not only to the…
Grounding
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Grounding: Electrical Safety or Teenage Angst

Grounding? You mean I'm grounded?! The word "grounding" is certainly never one you want to hear as a teenager. Especially from your parents. Grounding means no car. No smartphones, tablets or other devices. No sleepovers. You are basically…
Surge
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Surge Protectors, Why Are They Important?

What is a Surge? A surge is an increase in voltage significantly above the design level in a flow of electricity. Any household product can also cause a power surge in homes. The main causes can be from a storm or single lightning strike near…
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Staying Grounded on Groundhog Day: No Toasters in the Tub Please

Groundhog Day! A wonderful time of year. Ski and snowboarding season is still at full throttle. Yet, the whispers of spring are just around the corner. Not to mention, a reminder of one of our favorite movies of all time, Groundhog Day. A…
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Falconer Electronics Maintains SHARP Certification

From left, Tim Songin, Safety Compliance account manager; Gary Baumann, Falconer Electronics; Cheryl Stanford, Falconer Electronics; Jan Jackson, Falconer Electronics; and Roger Hall, Falconer Electronics founder and president; outside of…
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Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

The Holiday Tree   Everyone knows Christmas isn't the same without a tree. There are things you can do this holiday to ensure that your tree stays a beautiful decoration and does not become the subject of your disaster holiday stories.…
NEMA

What is NEMA?

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers. They were founded in 1926 in Rosslyn, Virginia. The manufacturers involved also create a diverse set…
RoHS

RoHS: What is it and Why is it Significant to Electrical Manufacturers

What is RoHS? The abbreviation RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. In the beginning, RoHS was put in place, to restrict the use of certain materials in Europe. This was due to their hazardous nature. Therefore, the use…
Outdoor

Wiring in Outdoor Stadiums

       Safety is a big priority when It comes to all outdoor sports. This is especially important when it comes to an outdoor stadium. There are many different factors to consider when…
lead-free
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10 Things NOT To Do While Holding a Soldering Iron

Avoiding Grief and Pain When Using Your Soldering Iron In a recent blog post, we discussed soldering safety tips. Our team brings over 100 years of experience with soldering circuit boards. Over the years, we have learned the best practices…
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Wire Harness Testing

Striving for Perfection with Wire Harness Testing  At Falconer Electronics, Wire Harness Manufacturing and Assembly runs through our veins. Having built literally millions upon millions of Wire Harnesses over the past 30 years, many of…