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Battery Safety Lab


Battery technology continues to develop. At TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft. in Hungary we are helping our customers to secure a competitive edge over competitors, to reduce defects and direct and indirect risks, to offer more secure products for their clients, and to comply with relevant legislations, regulations and standards. We provide battery safety testing services specialized for manufacturers of li-ion batteries and capacitors. Our services will help you ensure that the battery or capacitor fulfill all the planned and the required parameters. Our first priority is safety, without any compromise. Our improved testing capability makes it possible to test battery cells and soon battery packs up to the size of an e-bike battery. In Europe TÜV Rheinland has battery laboratories only in Germany, and ours in Hungary, where we have over 10 years’ experience in battery testing.

Testing Equipment

The Battery Lab is one of our flagship laboratories. Our 130 m² large battery testing facility is equipped with more than 80 test equipment ensuring highest safety standards in order to confirm that test samples work even under irregular conditions and in abnormal environments. With the valuable test chambers installed, we aim to support battery energy technologies in a fast developing industry. Testing services are offered for wide variety of products, ranging from batteries used in electric and hybrid electric bicycles, battery operated household commercial products. In the new setup, we are able to make parallel testing at the same time, so our customers get the results much faster from us.

Why TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft?

TÜV Rheinland stands for safety and quality in virtually all areas of business and life. Founded almost 150 years ago, and active in 56 countries, the company is one of the largest TIC (Testing, Inspection, Certification) companies which is active in 55 countries and employs more than 21,000 qualified persons worldwide. The company established its Hungarian subsidiary TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft in 1989.

In 2020 TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft. relocated its offices and labs from two locations into a new facility. Now, we present a new state of the art laboratory and test facility with over 5000 m².

In the new Location, we maintain laboratories for Mechanical Products, Electrical Safety, Luminaires & Environmental Simulation as well as a special High Current & Short Circuit Lab for components and a Medical Device Laboratory

We are looking forward to deliver the highest quality of service to our local and international customers all across the World.

We are here for you with the following scope:

  • Comprehensive components testing & certification service portfolio (CB, ENEC, TÜV Mark)
  • Complex products testing and certification from one location (safety, EMC, Environmental and Endurance Tests among others)
  • Independent and accreditated third party laboratory
  • Experienced technical experts on board

Target Markets

Our wide products testing scope allow us to handle battery and components testing and certification services projects for our clients from all over the World. Our clients are mainly manufacturers and product developers who want to sell their products in the European Union, United States and Canada, as well as in Australia or in the Asian market.

Activate your global business - Digital communication, better transport and infrastructure have multiplied the opportunities for activating business worldwide. However, there are still many national regulations and rules. This often makes access to other markets difficult.

Whether for industry, commerce, ICT or modern mobility and knowledge transfer - our Market Access Services (MAS) experts have comprehensive technical know-how in all areas of technology and business helping to ensure secure, international access to any target markets. As part of our activities, we offer you efficient full-market-access-service for almost all regions of the world – from industrialized countries to emerging markets and developing regions.

Our Accreditations

Our Accreditations: 17020, 17025, 17065,

Our Designations: IECEE CB TL, ENEC TL

Major Test Activities

We provide product certification (CB Report) on battery and capacitor safety. CB report can be issued upon following standards IEC 62133-2, and 60384 for capacitors.

Testing services are offered for wide variety of products, ranging from batteries used in electric- and hybrid electric bicycles and battery operated household commercial products. Parallel tests are also possible in the new laboratory, so our customers can get the test results faster.

Major testing services

One-stop service offering for Li-ion batteries

Capacitors and from Mechanical Tests to Environmental Tests and much more:

  • Mechanical Tests:
    • Vibration, Impact, Drop, Free-fall test
  • Electrical Tests:
    • external short circuit, overcharge
  • Environmental Tests:
    • Heat shock, Altitude test, Thermal stability

Major Product Applications

We are specialized in testing the IEC battery safety as well as the UN transport safety of these product groups:

  • Power tool batteries
  • Garden tool batteries
  • Household application batteries
  • E-bike batteries

Major standards we handle

Battery testing:

IEC 62133-1:2017 (MSZ EN 62133-1:2017), IEC 62133-2:2017 (MSZ EN 62133-2:2017), IEC 62133:2012 (MSZ EN 62133:2013),IEC 62281:2012 (MSZ EN 62281:2013), IEC 62281:2016 (MSZ EN 62281:2013), IEC 62281:2019,

UN 38.3 Rev. 7 (and previous versions)

IEC 61960:2012 (MSZ EN 61960:2012); IEC 61960-1:2000 (MSZ EN 61960-1:2002);IEC 61960-3:2017 (MSZ EN 61960-3:2017)

IEC 62841:2014 (Annex K)

Capacitor testing:

IEC 60384-15:2017 (MSZ EN 60384-15:2018); IEC 60384-1:2016 (MSZ EN 60384-1:2017); IEC 60384-14:2013 (MSZ EN 60384-14:2014), IEC 60384-14:2013/A1:2016 (MSZ EN 60384-14:2013/A1:2017),

(IEC 60384-18-2:2007(MSZ EN 60384-18:2007 ), IEC 60384-18:2016 (MSZ EN 60384-18:2017), IEC 60384-24:2006 (MSZ EN 60384-24:2006), IEC 60384-24:2015 (MSZ EN 60384-24:2016), IEC 60384-25:2006 (MSZ EN 60384-25:2006), IEC 60384-3:2006 (MSZ EN 60384-3:2007), IEC 60384-3:2016 (MSZ EN 60384-3:2017), IEC 60384-4:2007 (MSZ EN 60384-4:2007), IEC 60384-4:2016 (MSZ EN 60384-4:2017),

IEC 60939-1:2010 (MSZ EN 60939-1:2011), IEC 60939-2:2005 (MSZ EN 60939-2:2005), IEC 60939-2-2:2004 (MSZ EN 60939-2-2:2005)

How to find us?

TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft.
Gizella út 51-57.
H-1143 Budapest, Hungary

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