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Cable lengths for EMC testing
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 02:14:29

We receive numerous questions when clients submit products for EMC testing and a typical one concerns associated cables. The only requirement indicated in EMC standards is that cables used in testing should reflect a typical installation. If the power sup...

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Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:09:35

Australia?s leading product test house is seeking an experienced EMC engineer to join their rapidly growing testing team in Castle Hill NSW. The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting a wide range of Defence and Commercial EMC tests for ...


New Impact, Tension and Compression equipment Austest Sydney
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:32:39

Over January, Austest’s Environmental Testing Department has successfully completed commissioning of Radmana ITR-2000 Instrumented Impact Tester and Shimadzu UMH-10 Universal Testing Machine at our Castle Hill laboratory. The ITR-2000 Instrumented I...

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Australian requirements for Power Assisted Bicycles
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:08:39

Bicycles with small electric motors are becoming more popular. Here is a summary of the regulatory requirements applicable to importers / suppliers in the Australian market, prior to sale. Electrical Safety Mandatory electrical safety compliance (declared...

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AS/NZS 62368.1:2018 published today
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 03:40:54

Standards Australia have today published a new electrical safety product standard covering information technology equipment, audio visual equipment and their accessories including external power supplies. The standard is technology agnostic and performance...

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Electrical Product Safety Approvals

Austest Laboratories offers a complete lighting / luminaire testing and approval service including EMC, Energy Efficiency, Environmental and electrical product testing.

Some of the Lighting products we test are:

  • Portable, Table and Floor standing lamps
  • General purpose fixed commercial types
  • Down lights and other recessed luminaires
  • Flood, Stage and Photographic lighting
  • Christmas and Rope lights
  • Child-Appealing and Night lights
  • Emergency and Exit lighting
  • Street Lights

We test Lighting Control Gear as follows:

  • LED drivers and power supplies
  • Electronic Ballasts for Fluorescent lamps
  • HID electronic control gear and ballasts
  • Magnetic Ballast / Chokes
  • DALI, DMX and other dimming controllers

Our services include:

  • EMC testing to AS/NZS CISPR15 for compliance to Australian RCM requirements
  • Environmental testing to IP and IK and Vibration standards
  • Energy Efficiency testing including LCP testing for VEET & iPART
  • Electrical Safety testing for portable and fixed luminaires, lighting chains, LED drivers and control gear + street lighting

EMC Testing

  • EMC (AS/NZS CISPR15, EN55015) Electro Magnetic Compatibility for luminaires and related lighting products

Environmental Testing

  • IP (Dust and Water) testing for outdoor or special use luminaires
  • IK (Impact) testing for vandal proof or industrial type luminaires
  • Vibration testing for street lights or industrial type luminaires
  • Street Lighting to AS/NZS 1158.6 including Vibration and Wind / Impact ratings

Energy Efficiency

  • Lamp Circuit Power (LCP) for IPART and VEET Energy Efficiency Schemes

Electrical safety

  • AS/NZS60598.1 Luminaires - General Requirements and Tests
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.1 Luminaires - Particular requirements - Fixed general purpose luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.2 Recessed Luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.4 Portable general purpose luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.5 Floodlights
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.6 Luminaires with built-in transformers or convertors for filament lamps
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.10 Portable child-appealing luminaires
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.17 Luminaires for Stage Lighting, Television, Film, and Photographic Studios (Outdoor and Indoor)
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.20 Lighting Chains
  • AS/NZS 60598.2.22 Luminaires for Emergency Lighting
  • EC/EN 61347-1 Lamp controlgear - Part 1: General and safety requirements
  • AS/NZS 61347.1 Lamp controlgear - General and safety requirements
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.3 A.C. Supplied Electronic Ballasts for Fluorescent Lamps
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.9 Ballasts for Discharge Lamps
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.11 Electronic Circuits used with Luminaires
  • AS/NZS 61347.2.13 D.C. or A.C. Supplied Electronic Controlgear for LED Modules

Lighting / luminaire testing
Environmental Testing
Energy Efficiency