Whatever industry or market, anywhere in the world, as soon as communication technologies are involved CTC advanced is your partner for providing independent component and product testing that helps you improving quality, improving safety and sreducing time-to-market.
CTC advanced holds extensive global accreditations for the testing of virtually all telecommunication and IT products. Our test services include safety and quality control, development support, prototype testing and validation, coexistence and interoperability testing.
As a member of various international bodies, CTC advanced is constantly up to date with the newest developments. Wherever new standards are set we are well positioned to help you achieve regulatory and legal compliance, identify problems where they are likely to occur and take the necessary action to solve the problem.
CTC advanced’s test services at a glance
CTC advanced offers comprehensive automotive EMC and Radio testing as well as Environmental Simulation and battery testing. Our services can be applied at all stages of the vehicle lifecycle, in accordance with the Regulatory Directives or tailored to individual requirements of the automotive industry.
Regulatory EMC and Radio testing (including e-mark / E-mark)
Equipment which uses radio technologies or telecommunication devices for car integration must fulfill various standards and schemes depending on the target country referring to electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and Radio requirements. CTC advanced offers the current regulatory standards for intended use in cars and vehicles with both EMC and Radio in mind regardless in which country you would like to launch your product.
The ‘e-mark’ is the proof of compliance with the Directives set by the European Union (CE). The ‘E-mark’ is based on ECE regulations issued by the Economic Commission for Europe. The testing procedures may only be conducted by laboratories which are accredited by the respective national authorities. CTC advanced is accredited by KBA and SNCH to conduct the EMC tests and issue the technical report for the Type Approval.
More than regulatory testing – Requirements of the automobile industry
Product liability and risk management play a major part in the automobile industry. In addition to the regulatory testing CTC advanced is able to create specific test plans and conduct the corresponding EMC tests following customized requirements of the Automobile Industry for the special use, as for example agriculture and forestry or construction machines.
CTC advanced also offers testing services for Environmental Simulation, specially equipped for the requirements of the automobile industry. In the state-of-the-art battery test centre CTC advanced supports battery and car manufacturers in the safety qualification of high-capacity Li-Ion battery systems. Of course Car2x-Communication in not a loanword for us.
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Electrical safety is one of the basic requirements your product has to fulfil if you want to place it on the market. Current standards define essential requirements to demonstrate conformity regarding stress tests like mechanical or heat hazards. The IEC/EN standards define the European standards, in addition the CB Scheme presents a global solution for market access to presently 48 countries outside the European Union. For the US and Canadian market an NRTL approval is required. All those schemes are available at CTC advanced.
The referring safety tests consist of:
- Energy hazards
- Mechanical and heat hazards
- Radiation hazards
- Chemical hazards
CTC advanced conducts tests like for example:
- Electric strength
- Leakage current
- Resistance to fire
- Protection from electric shock
- Protection from energy hazards
- Physical and constructive requirements
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Testing for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a mandatory requirement for any globally launched product with integrated electrical and electronic devices. All electrical equipment must be interference free, able to function properly in the presence of electromagnetic disturbances. EMC applies to all electrical devices or appliances whatever industry or product line your product belongs to. To ensure that electromagnetic emission levels be kept within certain limits the governing bodies of each country/region have set their own EMC requirements that must be met in order to receive an approval to be released to the respective market. CTC advance has the experience and the state-of-the art test facilities to prepare your product for worldwide markets.
Regulatory EMC Testing
CTC advanced offers comprehensive EMC testing services according to the EMC compatibility requirements of Europe, the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia, China and Saudi-Arabia. EMC test reports issued by CTC advanced are recognized by official bodies, regulatory agencies and governments throughout the world.
International harmonized standards
- Europe (CE, CENELEC, ETSI, VDE, GCF)
- USA (FCC, CTIA, PTCRB )
- Canada (ISED)
- Japan (VCCI)
- Australia (ACMA)
- China (TMC)
- Saudi-Arabia (SASO)
International Directives and Guidelines
- RE Directive (2014/53/EU)
- EMC Directive (2014/30/EU)
- Medical Device Directive (93/42/EEC)
- In Vitro Diagnostic Directive (98/79/EC)
- UN ECE R10, Rev. 5
- Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) for US (FCC) and Canada (ISED)
Besides global EMC compliance testing CTC advanved´s accredited EMC laboratories are fully equipped to conduct various types of customized EMC testing including emissions, immunity, conducted vehicle transients or ESD (electrostatic discharge). Specific EMC performance test procedures can be defined upon customer requests.