“The laboratory’s capabilities will cover IEC 62368-1:2018 – EN IEC 62368-1:2020/A11:2020 and IEC 62368-3:2017 – EN IEC 62368-3:2020 wireless product qualification testing for product types including tablets, routers, printers and audio-visual equipment,” according to the company.
It will also test safety compliance to IEC 61010 standards for scientific laboratory equipment – providing a route to achieving a CE mark or UKCA certification.
“This investment gives customers based in the south of the UK quicker access to an Element laboratory for their electrical safety testing requirements,” said Element executive v-p Matt Hopkinson.
The company also has labs in Hull and Hitchin. Wimborne also offers pre-testing advisory services.