kA Testing facility can carry out testing to the following international standards.

Accelerated Weathering Testing
ISO 4892-2 Methods of exposure to laboratory light – Xenon Arc
BS EN 60068-2-5 Simulated solar radiation at ground level and guidance for solar radiation testing

 

Ball pressure
BS EN IEC 60695-10-2 Abnormal heat – Ball pressure test method

 

Busduct & Busway
IEC 61439-6 Low Voltage switchgear and controlgear assembly: busbar trunking systems (busways)
BS EN 61439-6 Low Voltage switchgear and controlgear assembly: busbar trunking systems (busways)

 

Cables
IEC 60502-1:2004 Power cables with extruded insulation and their accessories for rated voltages of 1kV and 3kV
IEC 60502-2:2014 Power cables with extruded insulation and their accessories for rated voltages of 6kV up to 30kV
BS EN 50525-1:2011 Electric cables – Low voltage energy cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750V
BS EN 50525-2:2014 Electric cables – Low voltage energy cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750V. Specific guidance related to EN 50525 cable types
BS EN 50395:2005+A1:2011 Electrical test methods for low voltage energy cables
BS EN 60228:2005 Conductors of insulated cables
IEC 60228:2004 Conductors of insulated cables
EN 50483-1 Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories. Generalities
BS EN 50483-4 Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories – Connectors

 

Cable Connectors
IEC 61238-1 Compression and mechanical connectors for power cables for rated voltages up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) – Part 1: Test methods and requirements
BS EN 50483 – Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories

 

Cable Trays and Conduits
IEC 61537:2007 Cable management. Cable tray systems and cable ladder systems
BS EN 61386-1 Conduit systems for cable management. General requirements

 

Charpy & Izod Testing
ISO 179 Plastics Determination of Charpy impact properties
ISO 180 Plastics Determination of Izod impact strength
ASTM D256 Determining the Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastics

 

Climatic Testing
BS EN IEC 60068-2-30 Environmental testing Part 2-30: Tests – Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 h + 12 h cycle)
BS EN 60068-2-14 Environmental testing. Tests. Test N. Change of temperature
BS EN 60068-2-78 Environmental testing. Tests. Test Cab: Damp heat, steady state

 

Cross Cut (Paint Adhesion)
ISO 2409  Paints and varnishes Cross-cut test

 

Dielectric Testing
IEC 61180:2016 High voltage test techniques for low voltage equipment
BS EN 61180:2016 High voltage test techniques for low voltage equipment

 

Distribution Boards Intended to be Operated by Ordinary Persons (DBO)– including Consumer Units
IEC 61439-3 Distribution Boards Intended to be Operated by Ordinary Persons (DBO)
BS EN IEC61439-3 Distribution Boards Intended to be Operated by Ordinary Persons (DBO)

 

Enclosures
IEC 62208  Empty Enclosures for Low Voltage Switchgear and Contolgear Assemblies

 

Enclosure Strength Testing
BS EN IEC 61439 – 5 Assemblies for Power Distribution
BS EN IEC 61439 – 7 Assemblies for specific applications such as marinas, camping sites, market squares, EV Charging Systems
IEC 62208  Empty Enclosures for Low Voltage Switchgear and Contolgear Assemblies

 

Environmental Testing
BS EN 60068-2-18 Environmental testing. Tests. Test R and guidance: Water

 

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger Units
IEC 61851-1 Electric vehicle conductive charging systems
BS EN 61851-22 Electric vehicle conductive charging systems

 

 

Flammability Testing
BS EN IEC 60695-11-2 Fire hazard testing. Test flames. 1 kW pre-mixed flame
BS EN IEC 60695-11-20 Fire hazard testing. Test flames. 500 W flame
BS EN IEC 60695-11-10 Fire hazard testing. Test flames. 50 W horizontal and vertical flame test
BS EN IEC 60695-11-5 Fire hazard testing. Test flames. Needle-flame test method
UL 94 Standard for Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances

 

Glow Wire Testing
IEC 60695-2-11 Glow-wire flammability test method for end products (GWEPT)
IEC 60695-2-12 Glow-wire flammability index (GWFI) test method for materials
IEC 60695-2-13 Glow-wire ignition temperature (GWIT) test method for materials
ASTM D6194-14 Standard Test Method for Glow-Wire Ignition of Materials

 

Impact Testing (IK Test)
IEC 62262 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts (IK code)

 

Metering Panels
BS EN 62052-31 – Electricity metering equipment (AC). General requirements, tests and test conditions. Product safety requirements and tests

 

Low Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear
IEC 61439 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies
BS EN 61439 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies

 

Powertrack
IEC 61534-1 Powertrack systems – General requirements
IEC 61534-21 Powertrack systems – Particular requirements for powertrack systems intended for wall and ceiling mounting
IEC 61534-22 Powertrack systems – Particular requirements for powertrack systems intended for onfloor or underfloor installation

 

Salt Spray Testing
BS EN IEC 60068-2-11 Salt Mist Testing.
IEC 60068-2-52 Salt Mist Cyclic Test – Test for components designed to withstand salt laden atmosphere depending on severity.
BS EN ISO 7253:2001/BS3900-F12:1997 Paints and varnishes determination of resistance to neutral salt spray fog
EN 501155:2001 Railway application salt test for electrical equipment to be used on rolling stock
IEC 61701 Salt mist corrosion testing of photovoltaic (PV) modules
ASTM B117 Normal corrosion resistance to ocean environments. Oldest and most widely used test 5% solution of NaCl

 

Tension, Flexural and Compression Testing
BS EN ISO 178 Plastics. Determination of flexural properties
BS EN ISO 527 Plastics. Determination of tensile properties
BS EN ISO 604 Plastics. Determination of compressive properties
BS EN ISO 6259-1 Thermoplastics pipes. Determination of tensile properties