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Ingress Protection (IP) Basics of Dust and Water standard AS 60529
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:38:07

It should be self-evident that enclosures and items designed to be used outside or in harsh environmental conditions, should be designed to prevent water and dust ingress, but how do you know a product or enclosure really meets the ratings asserted by the ...

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EMC CISPR22 and CISPR13 to be replaced with CISPR32
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:46:34

Years ago, manufacturers made AV equipment, while others made Information technology equipment, with crossovers between the two categories rare. Fast forward and the line between Audio Visual devices and computers is extremely blurred, with AV integrating ...

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See us at AUSPAC 2017, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park 7 ? 10 March
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:37:04

AUSPAC 2017 is Australasia’s all encompassing exhibition for food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industry event with more than 350 exhibitors. The immense show floor is packed with machinery in action, interactive displays, net...

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Radio Equipment Directive for European CE Mark (RED)
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:25:13

Manufacturers placing new or currently RTTED-compliant products on the market from 13 Jun 2017 onwards must ensure that products comply with the new RED requirements. The European Union adopted a new set of rules for placing radio equipment on the European...

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Austest expands MIL Standard 461E/F and CE106 and CS106 to accredited scope
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:27:42

This accreditation update extends our MIL-STD-461E/F at our Castle Hill facilities to meet our clients testing needs. CE106 accreditation to 40 GHz allows us to test radio modules located within Defence equipment including HF, VHF/UHF, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and...

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Energy Efficiency and C Tick Testing and Approval for Electronics

Fixed Inverters

Austest is approved by the Clean Energy Council and accredited for testing grid connected and off grid inverters to IEC 62109‐1:2010 and IEC 62109‐2:2011 + AS/NZS 4777.

Our capabilities for high power testing cover the full scope of the above standards.

Grid Connect Inverters require safety certification to be provided to many electricity retailers prior to connection. Safety certification is based on several electrical safety standards. Austest provides a turn-key service which involves testing and certification involving some or all of the following standards;

  • IEC 62109‐1:2010 and IEC 62109‐2:2011
  • ANZS 3100, (may also include AS/NZS 60950 if ethernet or comms circuits are included)
  • AS 4777.2 and AS 4777.3
  • AS/NZS 60529 (Ingress Protection) for water and dust
  • AS/NZS 61000.6.3 (EMC Emissions) for C-Tick
  • Electrical safety Approval Certificate
  • ACMA RCM Compliance Folder and sDoC
  • Listing with Clean Energy Council and Western Power

Portable Inverters

Austest is accredited for testing to AS/NZS 4763:2011 which covers the electrical safety of portable inverters. This may also include AS/NZS 3112 covering mains sockets used in Australia and New Zealand.

UPS (Uninterruptible power systems)

AS 62040.1.1 (electrical safety) , AS 62040.1.2 (EMC) & the base standard IEC 62040-1 covering Uninterruptible power systems (UPS).

Fixed Inverters
Energy Products testing
Portable Inverters
UPS (Uninterruptible power systems)