EMC Testing For Industrial Machinery

EMC Testing For Industrial Machinery

Delivering real business benefits across key segments

Delivering real business benefits across key segments

EMC compliance is a requirement for access to key markets

Electronic devices emit electromagnetic waves during normal operation, and as these emissions can interfere with the performance of other electronic equipment, manufacturers need to make sure that a product will not affect, or be affected, by the performance of others around it.

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) means that equipment containing electrical, mechanical, or electronic components have been set up with the correct level of electromagnetic immunity to function satisfactorily, without introducing intolerable electromagnetic disturbance to anything else in its environment.

As EMC is vital for the safe and efficient operation of many industrial devices, compliance with specific EMC regulations is a requirement for access to key markets including the US, Europe, China, Korea, Australia and New Zealand. If you are a supplier of products that contain electrical, mechanical or electronic components, it is likely that are you will need to meet Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) requirements to market your product both domestically and internationally.

EMC Requirements Differ Between the Markets:

  • In the US, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates EMC and spectrum utilization under Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations (47CFR).
  • In the EU, the EMC Directive lays down the electromagnetic compatibility requirements, which are also a prerequisite for the CE marking of your product.

In addition to ensuring compliance with relevant standards, third-party EMC tests and conformity assessments can be a useful tool to strengthen your competitive position in the market.

How we can help you

TÜV SÜD are a leading independent EMC testing and certification organization, and can help you meet necessary EMC requirements. We can provide EMC emissions and immunity testing for all regions of the world, including North America, Canada, Europe,  Japan, Australia, China, and many more.

With a global network of experienced professionals, state-of-the-art facilities and a range of accreditations that include NIST, NVLAP, FCC, VCCI, and BCIQ, we’re ready to meet your market access needs regardless of the region you’re looking to target.

CE Marking: TÜV SÜD is verified by the EU as a Competent Body for the EMC Directive.  Any product marketed within the European Union must carry a CE Mark in order to demonstrate that it matches the minimum compatibility requirements of the EMC Directive., Our experts can help you meet these vital requirements and offer a commitment to excellence that will help you to get your products compliant with confidence.

The TÜV SÜD Mark: CE Marking demonstrates that the minimum standards have been met, however third-party testing can demonstrate an even greater commitment to quality. TÜV SÜD assess products under its own TÜV SÜD Mark, which not only indicates that a product has met the essential safety requirements, but shows that it has been tested, evaluated and certified by one of the most well-regarded names in product safety. Recognized around the globe, the TÜV SÜD Mark is providing your products with a significant advantage over the competition.

Ensure Electromagnetic Immunity: Given the proliferation of electronic devices in modern daily life, the ability for a product to withstand a specified level of external electromagnetic interference can be crucial. Fortunately, TÜV SÜD tests for an increasing number of internationally recognized standards, giving you peace of mind from a wide range of product immunity issues, including:

  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
  • Radiated Electromagnetic Field Immunity
  • Electrical Transient/Burst Immunity
  • Surge Immunity
  • Immunity to Conducted Disturbances


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