Europe

Partner Corner: What’s New at SIQ

Partner Corner: What’s New at SIQ New 9000 square meter facility and MET partnership provide more effective access to North American Certifications For more than 50 years, SIQ has provided comprehensive services for product testing & certification, management systems assessment, metrology, and training. Located in central Europe – Slovenia, SIQ maintains its international recognition and... Read More

IEC 60601-1-2 4th Edition Medical EMC Webinar

In the 60601-1-2 4th Edition webinar, you will learn about changes coming with the 4th edition of the IEC 60601-1-2 standard. Topics include technical requirements, updates coming with the 4th edition of 60601-1-2, steps the manufacturer must perform to fulfill risk management requirements, new methods of risk analysis and immunity requirements to mitigate interference and... Read More

Hazardous Locations Guide: North American Certification & Markings

Hazardous Locations Guide: North American Certification & Markings The world of hazardous locations can be challenging to navigate as combustible dusts, flammable gases, mists or vapors can all contribute to potentially explosive atmospheres in the workplace. All equipment manufactured for use in explosive atmospheres must be suitably marked and there are many requirements that electrical... Read More

R&TTE to RED Transition Period for Radio Equipment Nearing an End

The European Parliament and Council Directive on Radio and Telecommunication Terminal Equipment (1999/5/EC) was revised in 2014 to become the Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU. The R&TTE Directive covers all equipment that uses the radio frequency spectrum, with a few exceptions. It also covers all terminal equipment attached to public telecommunication networks. The main objective of... Read More

EN 55032 Electromagnetic Compatibility of Multimedia Equipment

EN 55032 is a specific EMC product standard covering EMC compliance testing of Multimedia Equipment (MME) and replaces several other product standards which will soon cease to give presumption of conformity. This new standard will become effective as a harmonized emission standard in compliance with EMC Directive 2014/30/EU The standard was approved in 2012, was subsequently published... Read More

EN 61326-1: 2013 Replacing 2006 Version for EMC Directive Evaluation of Lab, Test & Measurement Equipment

For manufacturers selling scientific, test and measurement equipment in Europe, EMC emissions and immunity requirements defined in EN 61326-1 are changing.  Effective August 14, 2015, the 2006 version of this standard will be withdrawn and can no longer be used to meet the essential requirements of the EMC Directive.  From then on, EN 61326-1: 2013... Read More