Environmental Testing

Environmental Testing

Guarantee the quality of your products

Guarantee the quality of your products

What is environmental testing?

Environmental testing simulates the different climatic conditions and mechanical stress that products are exposed to during their lifetime. Environmental testing will expose weaknesses in a product’s design or performance that could occur in service, particularly at extreme levels.

Why is environmental testing important?

In general, environmental tests demonstrate that your products have the build quality to work perfectly, no matter what the conditions. During testing, possible weaknesses can be identified and product improvements can be initiated at an early stage.

Environmental testing also helps demonstrate compliance of your products with international regulations, making it easier to access global markets. Environmental testing also boosts trust in your products.

TÜV SÜD’s environmental testing puts even the most complex products through their paces

With TÜV SÜD as your partner, you can be confident that your testing needs are covered, no matter how complex your product is or to which industry sector it belongs to. With globally accredited environmental testing laboratories (DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025), we verify the fitness for use of components, technical equipment and products.

Our facilities can simulate either single or multiple environmental conditions simultaneously. Our climatic chambers cover the extremes of temperature, altitude, humidity, temperature cycling, solar heating and corrosive atmospheres, which are continuously monitored by independent computer-controlled data collection systems. Our vibration shakers produce a range of profiles including; sinusoidal, random, sine on random, gunfire and bump among others, which are controlled and monitored by state of the art equipment and software.

What kind of environmental testing can TÜV SÜD perform?

 
  • Environmental Testing

    Testing types: Cold, Dry Heat, Damp Heat Cyclic / Steady State, Humidity Test, Cyclic Salt Corrosion, Altitude, Combined Temperature Humidity Altitude (CATH) Test, Combined Temperature with Vibration (Integrated Chamber)

    Testing standards:

    • IEC 60068-2
    • JSS 55555
    • IS 9000
    • EN 60068-2
    • MIL-810
    • SAE J1455
    • MIL-883
    • MIL-2164A
    • MIL-310
    • MIL-331D
    • QM-333
    • DO-160G
    • ISO 16750
    • ETSI 300019
  • Vibration Testing

    Testing types: Sine, Random, Shock & Bump Test

    Testing standards: 

    • IEC 60068-2
    • IS 15591
    • EN 60068-2-6
    • JSS 55555
    • EN 60068-2
    • MIL-810
    • SAE J1455
    • MIL-883
    • MIL-2164A
    • MIL-310
    • MIL-331D
    • QM-333
    • DO-160G
    • ISO 16750
    • ETSI 300019
  • Ingress Protection of Dust and Water

    Testing types: Ingress Protection of Dust and Water

    Testing standards: 

    • IS / IEC / EN 60529
    • JSS 55555
    • QM 333
    • IEC 60068-2
    • ETSI 300019
    • ISO 20653
    • EN 50155
    • MIL-STD-202H
    • MIL 810

 

Testing Equipment Capability

  • Shock & Vibration
    • Sine, Random, Classical Shock, SOR, ROR in all 3 axis
    • 1000Knf Force Rating Vibration Shaker (Current capacity)
    • 5000 Knf Force Rating Vibration Shaker (Upcoming Capacity)
    • Frequency Range: 5 to 3000Hz. (Current Capacity)
    • Frequency Range: DC to 2500Hz. (Upcoming Capacity)
    • Displacement: 50mm; Max. acceleration- bare table: 110 
  • Thermal / Environmental
    • Temperature range from -73 °C to +190 °C (-100 °F to 374°F)
    • Relative Humidity from 10% to 98% with accuracy of ±3%
    • Rate of change of Temperature of 4°C/min
  • Thermal Shock test
    • Temperature range from -73 °C to +190 °C (-100 °F to 374°F)
    • Rate of change of in 10 seconds from hot zone to cold zone
    • 100 Liters Basket Size
  • Thermal with Humidity
    • Temperature Range: -70°C to +180°C 
    • Humidity range: 10% RH to 98% RH
    • Ramp Rate: 3°C
  • Thermal without Humidity
    • Temperature Range: -40°C to +180°C
    • Ramp Rate: 3°C
  • Thermal High Ramp
    • Temperature Range: -70°C to +180°C
    • Humidity range: 10% RH to 98% RH 
    • Ramp Rate: 15°C
  • Thermal Low Ramp
    • Temperature Range: -70°C to +180°C 
    • Humidity range: 10% RH to 98% RH
    • Ramp Rate: 5°C

  • Thermal Wilkin
    • Temperature Range: -60°C to +180°C 
    • Humidity range: 10% RH to 98% RH 
    • Ramp Rate: 5°C
  • Thermal - Altitude
    • Altitude Range: 120 kpa to 1 mbar 
    • Temperature Range: -40°C to +180°C 
    • Humidity range: 10% RH to 98% RH 
    • Ramp Rate: 5°C
  • Thermal Shock
    • Temperature Range: Ambient to +180°C (Hot Zone) 
    • Temperature Range: Ambient to -70°C (Hot Zone)
  • Mechanical - Thermal & Vibration (Combined)
    • Temperature Range: -70°C to +180°C
    • Humidity range: 10% RH to 98% RH
    • Ramp Rate: 10°C
    • Range: DC to 2500Hz
  • Ingress Protection
    • Solids: Upto IP4X, Dust: Upto IP6X, 
    • Water Ingress: Upto IPX6 (Current capacity)
    • Water Ingress: Upto IPX9 (Upcoming capacity)
  • Corrosion - Range
    • Amb to 50 Degree C. & 95 % RH

 

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