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Element Materials Technology Expands PQT Capability for Wireless Tech in the UK

March 29, 2021
This initiate will test for standards that cover a broad range of product types that support connectivity and smart working.

Element Materials Technology expanded its product qualification testing (PQT) capability for wireless technology at sites in Hull and Hitchin, UK, where it is CB and UKAS accredited to both IEC 62368-1:2018 and IEC 62368-3:2017. Element can now confirm CB and UKAS accreditation to: IEC 62368-1:2018 / EN IEC 62368-1:2020/A11:2020; and IEC 62368-3:2017 / EN IEC 62368-3:2020. The full scope increases access to standards and even greater efficiency in supporting customers bringing products to market.

These standards cover a broad range of product types that support connectivity and smart working, such as tablets, routers, printers, and audio-visual equipment formally within the scope of IEC 60950-1:2005/A1:2013 and IEC 60065:2014, respectively. The Hull laboratory is Element’s European Radio and Telecommunications Testing Centre of Technical Excellence and offers EMC, radio, safety, telecommunications, and ZigBee testing. It is UKAS accredited to BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005, a Notified Body for the Radio and Telecommunication Terminal Equipment Directive, a Telecommunication Certification Body, and a Conformity Assessment Body for Japan. 

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