SEC approved laboratory

kA Testing Facility is pleased to announce that we are now approved by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC).

We passed an exhaustive audit and quailification process which concluded earlier in the year, resulting in the SEC listing kA Testing Facility as approved laboratory for testing and certification of SEC Distribution Networks Materials (in particular LV panles to IEC61439).

This adds to our recognition as one of the leading laboratories operating in the Middle East. Amongst others, we are already approved by Abu Dhabi ...

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kATF achieves UKAS accreditation

kA Testing Facility is now accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. This accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the operation of the laboratory quality management system.

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Improved MV testing facilities

Over the last few months we have invested in improving of our MV lab and the customer area next to it, making it not only more modern, but also more comfortable for our visitors. This confidential area is now a better place to entertain your clients or make your time more productive while witnessing tests. If you’d like to visit our facilities and discuss your future testing requirements, we’d be delighted to show you around – please get in touch ...

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Olympics update

Some of our customers have expressed concerns about the impact that Olympic Games  (27 July-12 Aug 2012) and Paralympic Games (29 Aug-9 Sept 2012) will have on their travel to us or the delivery of their items for testing during this time.

We do not expect to see any significant issues during the Games, however if you are planning to travel during that time, please contact us for alternative airport options (closest to kA Testing Facility are East Midlands ...

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Seminar on IEC 61439 at Middle East Electricity

Today, Rob Swann presented a seminar on IEC 61439: A guide to LV Switchgear & Controlgear Verification to a full house at Middle East Electricity exhibition. The interest in the seminar reflects the increased importance that the new standard is gaining in the Middle East and across the world.

With IEC 60439 becoming redundant in 2014, more and more panel builders are realising the need to test to the new standard in order to gain certification ...

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Busy first day at Middle East Electricity exhibition

The Middle East Electricity exhibition opened its doors this morning and already it’s been a very busy day for kA Testing Facility. There is a lot of interest in IEC 61439 and testing of low voltage switchgear to the new standard. Panel builders in the Middle East are finding that more and more of their customers are specifying certification to IEC 61439 and this is something that water and electricity authorities in the region are ...

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Systems Power awarded first new Test Report

Yesterday Systems Power Ltd were the first customer to be awarded the new style Test Report issued by kA Testing Facility.

System Power is one of the many UK-based panel builders that use kA Testing facility for testing of their medium voltage equipment, including dielectric tests, impulse testing, power frequency testing and partial discharge testing amongs others.

Test Reports issued by kA Testing Facility detail the tests conducted to suit the clients specific requirements.

As an alternative to ASTA Certificates, kA Testing Facility ...

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Middle East Electricity

Now in its 37th year, Middle East Electricity provides the biggest platform in the region to do business in the power, lighting, new and renewable, nuclear and water sectors.

This is the 4th time that kA Testing Facility will be exhibiting at this exciting event and we are looking forward to buidling on the success of previous years.

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