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Cable Lab

Cables and Components Lab


Cables, cords and related products are important parts for all segments of consumer products. Due to their important function, special attention should be paid to safety. At TUV Rheinland Intercert Kft. we test and certify traditional cable and cord products HAR, Photovoltaic, Construction Products Regulation (CPR) cables, cords and related segments of these products, such as Insulation materials, cable tray, - ladder, - trunking and ducting systems.

Our Cable Testing services ensure access to virtually all markets by testing and certifying products according to international requirements for among others CE, HAR, MEEI, ENEC. Next to a focus on the safety of cable products, the company also offers services focused on the Electric Vehicle Charger Stations, Robot cables.

Testing Equipment in our Budapest Lab

In autumn 2020, we moved to our new Cable Lab where we can ensure the highest safety standards with our state-of-the-art test equipment. We have been dealing with cable testing for 30 years, and within TÜV Rheinland we are the only subsidiary in Europe managing an own cable laboratory. Our brand new, 110 m² laboratory area with over 40 testing equipment is ready to serve clients, manufacturers, end users at the highest possible level. At our new facility we have 9 test chambers from -50°C to +300°C, and also have high-voltage test cell (from 60kV up to120 kV), cable flexing equipment for 5x4mm² cables, heated water baths 90°C, 4 fire testing equipment for different fire characteristics. With our proven expertise and state-of-art equipment, we aim to support most modern technologies in a fast developing industrial environment.

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 various cable testing and certification services projects for our clients from all over the World. Our clients are mainly manufacturers and retailers 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.

Accreditations and appointments

Major standards we handle Accreditations and appointments:

  • Our Accreditations: 17020, 17025, 17065,
  • Our Designations: IECEE CB TL, ENEC TL, HAR, CPR
  • IEC 60227, IEC 60245, IEC 60502, IEC 60702, IEC 61316, IEC 62930, EN 50525

Major Test Activities

One-stop testing service for retailers and cable manufacturers of the following product types:

Cables, cords, insulators, and cable installation PV cable, EV cable, CPR cable, Cable tray and ladder, Cable trunking and ducting.

Based on our tests and inspections we issue CB test reports, CB certificate, type approval for protective devices, installation products, cables, power transmission products. Our main profile is laboratory testing, but we also do factory inspection and ""stage"" investigation for CB tests.

By that TÜV Rheinland is a global supplier in the testing and certification of Cables, cords and related products also proved independent, third-party certification for all these components, according to safety standards in Europe and all over the world.

Trust in our support and vast experience to answer any particular question related to this global certification scheme.

  • TÜV Rheinland has worldwide several National Certification Bodies (NCB in CABL category) and Testing Laboratories (CBTL) which include TÜV Rheinland InterCert Hungary, a National Member Body in the worldwide recognized IECEE CB Scheme.
  • Since the creation of the HAR agreement from 35 years, we have been the Hungary licensing office.
  • TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft. is designated as Notified Body for the Construction Products Regulation and can carry out all cable tests and certifications according to the CPR.

Major Product Applications

Cable types:

  • Power cables up to 1.2KV
  • PVC and Rubber insulated cable (HAR)
  • Photovoltaic cable
  • ELVH cable.

Related products

  • Bus-bar trunking and cable ducting system
  • Cable conduit
  • Cable tray
  • Cable trunking system

Insulation materials

  • Adhesive tapes
  • Insulating materials and tools

Major testing services

Issuing of test reports

Certificates fitting to your market demand:

  • Certificate of Conformity (CoC):
    States the conformity of the tested sample complies with the specified standards. It does not permit the use of any test mark and it does not prove the conformity of mass- produced products (factory inspection is not part of the certification).
  • CB Test Certificate:
    Verifies that the product complies with the applicable international IEC standards within the IECEE CB Scheme. A CB Test Certificate is valid with the pertaining CB Test Report.
  • TÜV Bauart (Type Approved) Mark Certificate:
    Verifies that a representative production sample complies with the relevant standard requirements and the production is regularly inspected. In general, those certified products are components intended to be built into larger arrays and equipment. The type testing scheme contributes to consumer protection and supports an increasingly safe and standard compliance for products coming into the market.
  • ENEC Mark Certificate:
    Verifies that the product (not only the tested sample) complies with the applicable European EN standards within the European ENEC Certification Scheme and the production is regularly inspected. It permits the use of the ENEC Mark. The ENEC Mark must be accompanied with the identification number of the issuing certification body. E.g.: TÜV Rheinland InterCert: ENEC 18

How to find us?

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

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