If your company produces fuel cells for consumer use, your product must comply with the ANSI Z21.83 “Fuel Cell Power Plants” standard.
TÜV Rheinland provides testing services for the United States and Canada, conducted in accordance with ANSI Z21.83 and other standards and guidelines, such as the National Electric Code-Article 692, based on their applicability.
As a partner for developing and testing this technology – including regulatory consulting of all safety aspects and assessment of conformity to regulations and standards – we are highly knowledgeable in fuel cell technology and can assure you top-quality service.
With fuel cells services from TÜV Rheinland, you can be sure of:
Testing for the U.S. and Canada is conducted in accordance with the ANSI Z21.83 “Fuel Cell Power Plants" standard.
CE marking testing for fuel cells typically includes an evaluation to the draft standard IEC/EN 62282 “Fuel Cell Technologies,” 2006/95/EC “Low Voltage Directive,” 98/37/EC “Industrial Machinery Directive,” 2014/30/EU “EMC Directive,” and their harmonized standards as applicable.
Other directives and standards might be relevant, depending on the size and design of the fuel system – for example, 94/9/EC “ATEX Directive,” 2014/68/EU “Pressure Equipment Directive,” and other possible requirements of the country of designated installation.
The typical process is as follows: