AT4 wireless adds to its Laboratories one of the biggest chambers in Europe for tests of IP Degree
Málaga, June 6th, 2013 – The new dust chamber extends AT4 wireless Laboratory capacities to make degree protection testing, allowing to make this type of tests to the enclosures of large size and weight industrial equipment, according to the standard EN 60529, of degree protection given by enclosures of industrial equipment (IP Code).
The Laboratory has just extended its equipment to make environmental testing, with a new dust chamber, that allow to test the enclosures of large size and weight industrial equipment related to penetration of solid bodies in them, according to “IP” codes described in the standard UNE 20324.
AT4 wireless already offered tests to determine all types of IP Degree protection, but now has one of the biggest chambers in Europe for tests of IP5X/IP6X Degree. The chamber has a test volume of 2.5m x 2m x 1.5m and a working load of 1,000 kg.
IP Degree testing, apart from being mandatory according to Machinery Directive 2006/42/CEE for electrical equipment, is applicable, among others, to any installation or outdoor elements, like electrical sensors, controllers, electrical cabinets, doors, photovoltaic panels or automotive components.
With this new chamber, AT4 wireless continues to extend the reach of its environmental testing offer, meeting the current demand of the electrical, electronic, telecommunication, avionic, and military industry.
About AT4 wireless
AT4 wireless is a leading network of testing laboratories offering world-class services for carrier device acceptance, performance, conformance, regulatory, field, functional and interoperability testing as well as worldwide compliance and type approval consulting over 200 countries.
AT4 wireless offers testing, consultancy, development and training services to a wide range of industries including telecommunication, automotive, health, consumer electronics, and safety, on wireless and mobile solutions.
AT4 wireless offers a “one-stop shop” service for telecommunication industry testing and compliance, ensuring our clients an efficient access to the global market. AT4 wireless was founded in 1991, it has more than 270 employees all around the world and provides services and support to its international clients through its headquarter in Málaga, Spain and its testing laboratories in the United States, Taiwan and Japan*.
* Japan’s AT4 wireless testing lab in cooperation with Toyo Inc.