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Power Tools and Garden Tools for Domestic or Professional Use

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Product Ranges

Hand-held power tools, cordless power tools

  • Drill / impact drill
  • Electric screwdriver
  • Electric wrench
  • Angle grinder
  • Polisher
  • Sanders
  • Band saws
  • Reciprocating saws

Transpotable power tools

  • Table saw
  • Mitre saw
  • Circular saw
  • Bench grinders
  • Cutting-off grinders
 

Electric Garden tools

  • Hedge trimmers
  • Lawn trimmers
  • Garden blowers
  • Electrical scissors type grass shears

 

Our Service Scope

Document review and 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
  • Check of safety components (guards, protective devices, emergency stop, …)
  • 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
  • EMF: ElectroMagnetic Fields
  • Acoustic Tests
  • Vibration tests & measurements
  • Battery/charger tests

Related standards (within others):

  • IEC/EN 60745-1 (Hand-held motor-operated electric tools - Safety - General requirements)
  • IEC/EN 60745-2-1(Drills and impact drills)
  • IEC/EN 60745-2-2 (Screwdrivers and impact wrenches)
  • IEC/EN 60745-2-5 (Circular saws)
  • IEC/EN 60745-2-15 (Hedge trimmers)
  • IEC/EN 62841-2-4 (Hand-held sanders and polishers other than disc type)
  • IEC/EN 62841-2-5 (Hand-held circular saws)

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 14-1/EN 55014-1
    (EMC requirements for household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus. Emission)
  • CISPR 14-2/EN 55014-2
    (EMC requirements for household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus. Immunity)
  • 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
  • Chemical Safety Assessment approach by HENZ Software (cost effective approach vs. complete testing)
  • RoHS 2 Directive 2011/65/EU on Restriction of hazardous substances in electrical and electronical equipment
  • Battery Directive 2006/66/EC for battery-operated products (mercury, cadmium, lead)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the course of GS- Mark approval

Performance 

  • Environmental tests:
  • 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
  • Overpressure
  • Vacuum (faster decompression)
  • Combination trials with air-humidity
  • FFU :
  • Fit-For-Use / Performance tests
  • Life time
  • Permanent load tests - electrical and mechanical
  • Suitability for intended use
  • Benchmarking assessment
  • Performance tests including an approval mark for consumer products (Quality Label)
  • Acoustic tests
  • Vibration tests & measurements
  • Battery / Charger tests

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
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