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Elettra s.r.l. performs compliance testing with the safety requirements by carrying out the tests prescribed by the standards, and by analyzing product design, component selection, accompanying documentation (manuals, labels, etc.).

Elettra has operated as a Notified Body according to EEC Directives 73/23 and 2006/95 / EC; Directive 2014/35 / EU no longer has the role of body notified for this Directive; however, companies may voluntarily use third party certifications to demonstrate compliance of the product and the relevant technical dossiers with the requirements of the Directive. In addition, Elettra continues to carry out market surveillance activities by carrying out tests and verifications of compliance for Chambers of Commerce making product withdrawals on the market.

Below is a list of the main tests:

  • Measurement of touch and leakage currents
  • Resistance measurement of earthing and bonding conductors
  • Flame test with needle
  • Glow wire test
  • Insulation resistance test
  • Dielectric strength test
  • Overheat measurements
  • Tests in abnormal operation
  • Overload and short circuit tests
  • Hygroscopic preconditioning
  • Degree of protection IP
  • Mechanical tests on cables, connections and enclosures

Electrical safety is mandatory prescribed by the Low Voltage Directive 2006/95 as amended by 2014/35 / EU

The Elettra laboratory is equipped to carry out all the tests required to verify the conformity of:

  • Home appliances
  • Lighting equipment
  • Electronic Equipment for Information Technology
  • Electromedical devices
  • Audio-Video Equipment
  • Switchboards and control panels
  • Laboratory Analyzers
  • UPS and Drives
  • Laser