EMC Testing for the Aerospace Industry
Aeronautical products produced for the aerospace market could
be required to meet standards such as RTCA DO-160 for civil aircraft requirements. We are able to undertake EMC tests to these standards for both the commercial and military aerospace industries.
The CAA is no longer responsible for approval of radio equipment in the UK. It now comes under 'Single European Sky' (SES) launched by the European Commission. We are able to test to standards under the Radio Equipment Directive (RED), and where necessary work with the notified body.
EMC Testing for Professional Audio/Visual Equipment
Over the years we have specialised in EMC testing of professional audio/visual products, for use within the professional audio/video industry. Ranging from Audio Mixing Consoles, Audio Amplifiers, and Digital Media Recorder's to Editor's and Induction loop devices.
We have worked with consultants from the A/V and multimedia market place, to define EMC testing procedures.
EMC Testing Of Automotive Devices
RN Electronics offer a fast and cost effective approach to EMC testing for the automotive sector. As a Technical Service, we perform Regulation 10 ‘E’ mark tests on electrical/electronic sub-assemblies (ESA) and components as well as devices intended for aftermarket fitment. RN Electronics are accredited by UKAS, no. 2360 for Automotive EMC testing.
In the UK 'E' mark certificates are issued by the VCA who is the designated Type Approval authority. All components and ESA which are related to the functions of: direct control of the vehicle (e.g. engine, gear, brake, suspension, steering, speed limiting, driver position, driver visibility), driver, passenger and other road-user protection (e.g. airbag, seat belts), vehicle data bus (i.e. by blocking data transmission to other safety critical functions), vehicle statutory data (e.g. tachograph, odometer), and functions which when disturbed cause confusion to the driver are required to be Type Approved and carry the 'e' mark. 'e' marking can also be applied voluntarily to other components and ESA.
EMC Testing for Medical Devices
Medical Devices testing requires a more rigorous approach than some other products due to the type of environment their placed into. High risk electrical and electronic medical devices can be affected by electromagnetic interference (EMI) which can lead to potential malfunctioning causing inconvenience, and even life threating situations.
RN Electronics offer a comprehensive and well equipped testing service to perform such tests, contact us to discuss the applicable EMC test standards and for advice on the requirements for EMC testing of medical devices.
EMC Testing Of Military Devices
Military devices have to be able to withstand stringent test
requirements. We can undertake many of the EMC tests to the defence standards, and offer RF immunity testing up to 230 GHz
for military devices. Where a specific test is outside of our scope, we can normally arrange this with one our strategic partners.
RN Electronics are members of ADS, the organisation which represents the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space Sectors. We attend the bi-annual Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) show that is managed by ADS.
Military Testing for UK
RN Electronics has the testing capabilities to test to DEF STAN 59-411 (UK defence standard). This standard requires EMC to be considered through the whole lifecycle of the project. We can also test to commercial standards for your product to avoid duplication of test programmes.
Military Testing for Europe
RN Electronics is able to test to standards under the Radio Equipment Directive (RED), and where necessary work with a notified body. We can test whether your product makes efficient use of radio spectrum necessary for the implementation of the Single European Sky EMC aspects. The 'Single European Sky' (SES) is a European Commission initiative to manage airspace in the EU.
Military Testing for USA
RN Electronics is a UKAS accredited Test Laboratory No. 2360 located in the UK. We are recognised around the world for our EMC and Radio testing in Europe and North America. (FCC, Registration No: 293246).
We can provide testing to MIL STD-461. This is the US Department of Defence standard that establishes design requirements for the control of electromagnetic emission and susceptibility. We can test to MIL STD-461 revisions D, E, F and the latest revision MIL STD-461 G.
EMC Testing for the Railway/London Underground Industry
We can provide EMC testing for Railway and London Underground applications.
We are able to undertake EMC testing to the following Railway Standards:
EMC, RF & LVD Consultancy
RN Electronics can offer a wide range of consultancy please phone 01277 352219 to arrange an appointment.