kA Testing facility is a UK-based, independent laboratory, accredited by UKAS for LV & HV testing, and assessed against the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025. We are known for our customer-oriented and flexible approach, so don't hesitate to contact us to discuss your testing project.

Product Proving Testing

We offer tests in order to determine a products suitability for a specific application. kA Testing Facility are able to offer a variety of tests which are able to assist manufacturers in proving there products are fit for their applications.

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Tension & Compression Testing

We offer testing to check a material or products performance against tensile, flexural & compression forces being applied.
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Accelerated Weathering Testing

We offer testing to check a material or products performance against long time exposure to the elements

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Salt Spray Testing

We offer Corrosion Testing to prove a products suitability to a corrosive atmosphere..

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Charpy & Izod Impact Testing

Charpy & Izod tests are both types of impact tests which are performed on materials..

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Climatic Testing

kA Testing Facility offer a number of Climatic Testing solutions suitable for product and raw material manufacturers.

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Enclosure Strength Testing

kA Testing Facility have added a testing rig to perform Static Load, Torsional & Shock Load testing on outdoor products and enclosures.
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Temperature Rise

The verification of temperature rise on customer’s current carrying assemblies is key to ensuring it is supplied to the market for use within its proven operating capability.
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Ingress Protection (IP)

We offer tests to determine the Ingress Protection classification code to verify the degrees of protection provided by enclosures against the penetration of solid objects, dust, water and accidental contact.

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Mechanical Impact (IK)

Mechanical impact (IK) coding, or international mechanical protection, is the degree of protection an enclosure provides against harmful external mechanical impacts such as vandalism or accidental contact.

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Glow Wire Testing

The requirement of IEC 60695-2-10 details the method of testing used to test the flammability of materials, when subject to specified high temperatures.
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Testing to IEC 61439

IEC 61439 are the range of standards for low voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies and replaces IEC 60439.

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Testing to IEC 62271

IEC 62271 are the range of standards that applies to ac switchgear and controlgear designed for indoor and outdoor installation and for operation at service frequences up to and including 60Hz on systems having voltages above 1000V.

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Testing to IEC 61534

IEC 61534 is the standard for powertrack (PT) systems with a rated voltage less than 277 V a.c single phase, or 480 V a.c. two or three phase, 50 Hz or 60 Hz with a rated current not exceeding 63A..

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Cables

We offer low voltage (LV) and high voltage (HV) cable testing according to manufacturers’ requirements, verifying their product in conformance with the relevant standards.

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Plugs, Sockets, Terminal & Clamps

We can carry out a wide range of testing to plug and socket product standards including, but not limited to, those listed above.

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Short Circuit

There are a number of terms and symbols that refer to different types of Short Circuit Current (Ic). This article explains the basic principles and the applications of these alternatives with the aim to establish clarity.

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