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Lighting Lab


The Lighting Laboratory is one of the flagship services of TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft. since we have been providing safety and performance tests for luminaires and lamps for over 40 years. Our new, over 230m² modern laboratory, equipped with over 200 measuring instruments and built according to the latest standards, has become the leading Lighting Lab in Central Eastern Europe region and within TÜV Rheinland. We have a 25 meters long black room, which is the largest in the region, maybe in Europe, which is capable for automotive and for non-automotive testing as well.

Testing Equipment

We have capacity, experience, and expertise to perform almost all possible testing in lighting business. Our most valuable tool is a goniometer which can measure light intensity distribution. In the new laboratory we offer more advanced IP testing (ingress protection test of dust- and moisture).

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 lighting equipment testing and certification services projects for our clients from all over the world. Our clients are mainly manufacturers, product developers and industrial clients who want to sell their products in the EuropeanUnion, United States and Canada.

Our clients are coming usually from Hungary, Slovenia, China, UK, Turkey, US, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Serbia.

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

We perform our safety and performance tests, inspections and IP tests for the following standards:

  • IEC / EN 60598 series
  • IEC / EN 60432 series
  • IEC / EN 61195
  • IEC / EN 61199
  • IEC / EN 62031
  • IEC / EN 62035
  • IEC / EN 62560
  • IEC / EN 62717
  • IEC / EN 62722-2-1

Our Accreditations: 17020, 17025, 17065, 9001, NAH

Designations: IECEE CB Scheme, ENEC

Major Test Activities

We are providing safety and performance test for lamps and luminaires, photobiological test for lamps, luminaires and other equipment and IP, IK test for luminaires. We are able to provide either product- or type certification. The type certification can only be issued if we are able supervise the manufacturing process for a longer period, while the product certification can be issued by the basis of testing the sample product(s).

Major Product Applications

  • Lamps (LED, fluorescent, HID, inc.)
  • fixed, recessed, portable luminaires
  • luminaires for street lighting
  • Luminaires for swimming pools and similar applications
  • Luminaires for emergency lighting
  • Lighting chains and Rope lights, etc.
  • We are also able to test UV, infrared, and medical operating lamps.

How to find us?

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

Are you interested in our testing and certification services

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