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.
Accelerated Weathering Testing
We offer testing to check a material or products performance against long time exposure to the elements
Salt Spray Testing
We offer Corrosion Testing to prove a products suitability to a corrosive atmosphere..
kA Testing Facility offer a number of Climatic Testing solutions suitable for product and raw material manufacturers.
We provide needle, 50W, 500W, 1kW & UL94 testing..
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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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.
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.
Tension & Compression Testing
We offer testing to check a material or products performance against tensile, flexural & compression forces being applied.
Charpy & Izod Impact Testing
Charpy & Izod tests are both types of impact tests which are performed on materials..
Enclosure Strength Testing
kA Testing Facility have added a testing rig to perform Static Load, Torsional & Shock Load testing on outdoor products and enclosures.
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.
Testing to IEC 61439
IEC 61439 are the range of standards for low voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies and replaces IEC 60439.
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.
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..
We offer low voltage (LV) and high voltage (HV) cable testing according to manufacturers’ requirements, verifying their product in conformance with the relevant standards.
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.
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.