When it comes to designing new Type R UL labels here’s a good tip…get started on the authorization documents.
Why might you ask? Because hands down, the most common reason printing is delayed on a UL label project, is because the approval is not ready in time. And of course if the labels aren’t ready, then neither is the project.
So when it comes to new labels, the key is to engage your inspector sooner rather than later on this subject. Below are the three documents that can be used to authorize printing. You only need one, so you often choose based on the situation:
If you start talking about approvals for the artwork from day one, it usually results in having one of them being ready at the time of printing. At that should usually make for a quick turn-around time going forward.