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Switchgear Testing and Certification

Improve reliability, reduce maintenance costs and increase predictability

What is switchgear testing and certification?

Short circuits due to component breakdowns can cause product failures, danger to human life resulting in damage to company reputation. Switchgear and electrical wiring accessories testing, inspection and certification according to IEC 61439-1:2020 and other international testing standards is necessary to ensure product safety and compliance to international regulations/ standards.

Why is switchgear testing and certification important?

Regular inspection and testing of switchgear is critical in electrical asset management. It can prolong equipment life and prevent unscheduled outages. It can also improve reliability, reduce maintenance costs and increase predictability. Switchgear testing and certification also helps you to win acceptance from increasingly demanding customers worldwide.

TÜV SÜD Malaysia expertise switchgear testing and certification

TÜV SÜD Malaysia and global experts offer comprehensive safety testing, inspection and certification for a wide range of switchgear products. Our testing can cover all types of products, from low voltage switchboard to fire alarm panel.

You can choose to have tests performed at our labs, on your premises or anywhere your product is installed.

About TÜV SÜD certification marks

A TÜV SÜD certification mark is a globally recognised certification marks that enables you gain competitive advantage over your competitors and demonstrate compliance with mandatory and client requirements. By displaying these certification marks on your switchgear packaging, products, websites and advertisement, you highlight the quality, functional features of your products and helps to differentiate your product against your competition. 

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TÜV SÜD Malaysia services for switchgear products

  • Electrical test (High voltage, insulation resistance, short-circuit)
  • Temperature-rise test
  • Mechanical strength test
  • Endurance test
  • Environmental test (Ageing, humidity, glow-wire)

Products that can be tested, but not limited to the following, include;

  • Low-voltage switchboards / tap-off boards
  •  Busbar trunking systems
  • Distribution boards / consumer units
  • Isolating switches / disconnectors
  • Low-voltage fuses
  • Circuit breakers - MCB / RCCB / RCBO
  • Steel surface cable trunking
  • Fire alarm panels

Benefits of switchgear testing and certification

  • Reduce your business risks by meeting regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Increase quality and safety of your products and processes.
  • Save time and costs as we provide you with a one-stop testing and certification service.
  • Increase customer confidence in your product through independent testing.
  • Shorten your time-to-market and increase market access by partnering with an expert in regulatory requirements and standards such as TÜV SÜD

 

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