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Lighting - Indoor, Outdoor and Commercial Luminaries, Lighting

Your industry, Our focus

Index:

Product Ranges

 

  • Fixed luminaires
  • Nightlights
  • Portable luminaires
  • Recessed luminaires
  • Lighting chains
  • Handlamp

 

  • LED Driver
  • Signal lighting
  • Lamp holder
  • Energy-saving lamp
  • Smart-home lighting products
Our Service Scope

Document review/protocol development

Documentary and regulatory

  • Technical Sheets generation: compilation of regulations and markings requirements applicable per product/market.
  • Assistance on documentary review and set up of technical dossiers (Technical Compliance File TCF).
  • Markings review: Label, artwork, instruction manual review according to different legislations and destination markets.

Operational

  • Protocols Ad-hoc development according to customer´s request and expected/intended use of the product.
  • Test Plans/protocols generation and evaluation of technical specifications of the product to define proper Quality Control plans.
  • Test plans generation to assess performance and fitness for use.
  • Benchmarking assessment.

Testing services

 Safety

  • Electric shock hazards
  • Thermal and Mechanical hazards
  • Material testing: (e.g. glow wire test, needle flame, V-0, V-1)
  • Dust and water IP tests
  • Construction checks and expert opinion
  • Endurance tests
  • Photobiological safety
  • EMF: ElectroMagnetic Fields

Related standards:

  • IEC/EN 60598 series (Luminaires)
  • IEC/EN 62560  (LED lamp bulbs)
  • IEC/EN 61347 series (Lamp control gear)
  • IEC/EN 60968 (Self-ballast lamp )
  • IEC/EN 62031 (LED modules for general lighting)
  • IEC/EN 62471 (Photobiological safety)
  • IEC/TR 62471-2 (Photobiological safety- non-laser optical radiation safety)
  • IEC/EN 62493 (Human exposure to electromagnetic fields)
  • IEC/TR 62778 (Assessment of blue light hazard to light sources and luminaires )
  • UL 1598, UL 588, UL 153

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Ensuring that your product’s electronic emissions will not affect the normal operation of, nor be affected by, other products within the same environment (Emission and Immunity)

  • EMC testing for CE-Conformance and CB-Scheme (IECEE)
  • Measurements in the course of development and modification (troubleshooting)
  • On-site measurement at machines and fixed equipment

Related standards (within others):

  • CISPR 15/EN 55015 (Radio disturbance of electrical lighting and similar equipment)
  • IEC/EN 61547 (Immunity requirements)
  • IEC/EN 61000-3-2 (Harmonic current emissions)
  • IEC/EN 61000-3-3 (Fluctuations and Flickers)

Chemical

  • REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
    • Annex XVII Restricted Substances
    • SVHC
  • RoHS 2 Directive 2011/65/EU on Restriction of hazardous substances in electrical and electronical equipment
  • Battery Directive 2006/66/EC for battery-operated lighting products (mercury, cadmium, lead)
  • Chemical Safety Assessment approach by HENZ Software (cost effective approach vs. complete testing)

Performance 

Performance-FFU

  • Life time
  • Photometric measurement
  • Lumen maintenance
  • Switching performance
  • Temperature dependency
  • Starting and run-up
  • Colour
  • Suitability for intended use
  • Performance tests including an approval mark for consumer products (Quality Label)

Energy saving (Ecodesign)

  • Measurement according to Eco-design regulations on energy-related products (ErP):
    • Energy efficiency
    • Functionality
    • Energy labelling

Related Regulations

Product

Description

Ecodesign

Energy labellling

Lamps (directional and LED)

Directional lamps, light emitting diode lamps and related equipment

(EU) No 1194/2012

(EU) No 874/2012

(EU) 2015/1428

Lamps (non directional)

Non-directional household lamps (including amendment on ultraviolet radiation)

(EC) No 244/2009

(EU) No 874/2012

(EC) No 859/2009

(EU) 2015/1428

Lamps (fluorescent and professional)

Fluorescent lamps without integrated ballast, for high intensity discharge lamps and for ballasts and luminaries able to operate such lamps (including amendment)

(EC) No 245/2009

(EU) No 874/2012

(EU) No 347/2010

(EU) 2015/1428

Environmental

  • Corrosion tests, salt spray
  • Harmful gas SO2
  • UV aging
  • Climatic tests from -40°C to 180°C
  • Dust and water IP tests
  • Temperature shock (Rate of temperature change < 20 sec,  from-70 °C to 180 °C)
  • Temperature and altitude
  • Overpressure
  • Vacuum (faster decompression)
  • Combination trials with air-humidity
  • Shock and vibration

Certification & International Approvals, Notified Body Services and Global Market Access

Bringing products to market in different countries is complicated.

Our experts provide guidance on the compliance requirements and approval strategy for certification in key markets

The Global Market Access services is provided from our internationally owned laboratories along with a network of partners across the globe.

Our homologations team counts with dedicated staff, to get your products certified and/or homologated for different economies.

For more information, check our section “Global Market Access” or contact our specialists.

Quality Assurance and Control Services

  • Spot tests
    • Test Plans/protocols generation and evaluation of technical specifications of the product to define proper Quality Control plans (focus on Critical Points)
  • Construction Check
  • Technical Compliance File
    • Review of technical file according to applicable regulations and standards
  • Markings review
  • Audit
    • Customized Audit
  • Inspection
    • Factory Insp. Services (DUPRO, FRI, IPC)
    • Loading-Unloading Supervision
    • Sample picking

Smart Home

A Smart/Connected Home is a networked home to enable real time interconnection of:

  • Devices, services, apps

For monitoring and home automation (i.e. operation of lighting and home appliances)

Combined with previously mentioned services, the full service scope for Smart Home products is completed with:

  • Radio-Wireless services
  • Digital Testing services

Radio-wireless:

  • Notified Body Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU (RED)
  • US requirements (FCC)
  • Canada requirements (IC)
  • Japan ordinance regulating radio equipment
  • Australia & New Zealand (RCM Mark)
  • Bluetooth SIG Qualification Services

Digital Testing

Our laboratories are able to provide complete digital testing solution of these systems via Manual or Automated approach, by means of our test automation solution: TestWizard.

  • Functional: Verification of correct functioning of each component or the complete system.
  • Compatibility: Verification on a set of devices (eg: a range of smartphones and tablets) of the correct functioning of component or complete system.
  • Interoperability: Testing for the correct functioning of specific components or the complete system with other components (eg: an app or a component from a 3rd party).
  • Performance & Stability: The performance and stability of single components or the complete system is measured by automated tests.

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