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ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY

CETECOM disposes of a strong network of accredited EMC laboratories with facilities in Germany (3x) and the United States (2x). The state-of-the-art test labs including absorber chambers and shielded rooms are equipped with the latest EMC test systems. CETECOM EMC test services comprise of:

Regulatory EMC testing

CETECOM offers comprehensive EMC compliance testing services according to the EMC compatibility requirements of Europe, the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia, China and Saudi-Arabia. EMC test reports issued by CETECOM are recognized by official bodies, regulatory agencies and governments throughout the world following:

International harmonized EMC standards

  • Europe (CE, CENELEC, ETSI, VDE, GCF)
  • USA (FCC, CTIA, PTCRB )
  • Canada (IC)
  • Japan (VCCI)
  • Australia (ACMA)
  • China (TMC)
  • Saudi-Arabia (SASO)

International EMC Guidelines and Directives

  • R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC)
  • EMC Directive (2004/108/EC)
  • Regulation UN ECE-R 10, UN ECE-R97, UN ECE-R116
  • Directive 75/322/EEC with the latest ammendments
  • Directive 74/61/EWG
  • Directive 97/24/EC in the version of 2005/30/EC, Chap. 8
  • Medical Device Directive (93/42/EEC)
  • In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Directive (98/79/EC)
  • Directive on machinery (2006/42/EC)

EMC Notified Body

As a Notified Body under the EMC Directive, CETECOM is capable of creating specific test plans and/or issue statements for a product in the areas where harmonized standards deviate, non-exist or can‘t applied in full. 

Customized EMC Testing

Besides global EMC compliance testing CETECOM’s accredited EMC laboratories are fully equipped to conduct various types of customized EMC testing including emissions, immunity, conducted vehicles transients or ESD electrostatic discharge. Specific EMC performance test procedures can be defined upon customer requests. The customized EMC test services include:

  • In-development testing
  • Modification testing
  • Quality insurance testing (mass-production tests)
  • EMC assessment
  • Quality registration assessment
  • On-site measurements
  • Test plan generation
  • Consulting services as to national and international laws, regulations and guidelines

EMF: human exposure to electromagnetic fields

In accordance with the requirements of various international regulatory authorities CETECOM provides test and compliance services to ensure that the exposure of electromagnetic fields of mobile communication devices is within the limit value in order to avoid harmful affects on health.