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Households Installation Components Lab


Household Installation Material Components are important parts for all segments of consumer products. Due to their important function, special attention must be paid to safety. At TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft. we test and certify Installation material products such as switches, socket-outlets, plugs and accessories, connecting devices and connectors and related segment of these products.

Our Household Installation Material testing services ensure access to virtually all markets by testing and certifying products according to international requirements for among others CE, CB, ENEC, ENEC+.

Testing Equipment in our Budapest Lab

We have been dealing with components testing for more than 30 years. Within TÜV Rheinland we are the only facility in Europe with a Household Installation Material Testing laboratory. Our brand new, 110 m² laboratory area with over 150 testing equipment is ready to serve clients, manufacturers, end users at the highest possible level. In autumn 2020, we moved to our new Household Installation Material Testing lab where we can ensure the highest safety standards with our state-of-the-art test equipment. In our 9 test benches we have 3 phases until 63A. The key point of the new flexible system is the automated adjustable load bank container, set up to 180kW electric load. This system can provide wide adjustable ranges and high accuracy electric load system, for all ranges of our test scope. In our 2 thermal shock chambers from -80oC to +120oC. 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 household installation material 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 market. 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

  • Our Accreditations: 17020, 17025, 17065,
  • Our Designations: IECEE CB TL, ENEC TL, HAR, CPR
  • IEC 60309, IEC 60320, IEC 60669, IEC 60670, IEC 60799, IEC 60884, IEC 60998, IEC 61058, IEC 61084, IEC 61210, IEC 61238, IEC 61242, IEC 61386, IEC 61537, IEC 61984, IEC 61995, IEC 62208, IEC 60423, IEC 60238, IEC 60320

Major Test Activities

One-stop testing service for retailers and installation material and related products manufacturers of the following product types:

Switches, Socket-outlets, plugs and accessories, Connecting devices, Flat quick-connect termination Connector, Junction box,

Based on our tests and inspections we issue CB test reports, CB certificate, type approval for protective installation 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 installation materials 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 INST category) and Testing Laboratories (CBTL) which include TÜV Rheinland InterCert Hungary, a National Member Body in the worldwide recognized IECEE CB Scheme.

Major Product Applications

Installation materials:

  • Switches
  • Socket-outlets, plugs and accessories
  • Connecting devices
  • Flat quick-connect terminations
  • Connectors
  • Junction boxes

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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