Network Equipment Building System (NEBS) testing ensures the safety and reliability of telecommunications equipment in various operational environments.

Element, a leading provider of NEBS compliance testing services, offers a comprehensive suite of solutions to help manufacturers meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.

NEBS compliance standards, established by organizations including Telcordia, SCTE, and EIA/TIA, cover a wide range of equipment and environmental stressors, including fire, electrical malfunctions, temperature fluctuations, and electromagnetic interference.

By subjecting equipment to rigorous testing procedures, Element helps manufacturers identify potential vulnerabilities and mitigate risks, ensuring their products can withstand the demands of real-world deployments.

Element's NEBS testing services encompass a diverse range of network components, including cables, connectors, enclosures, splitters, amplifiers, switches, routers, servers, and transport platforms. The company's expertise extends beyond standard NEBS methods, offering additional testing for ozone and fungus resistance, ensuring products can operate reliably in various environments.

With state-of-the-art facilities and a team of experienced experts, Element provides single-source testing solutions, streamlining the compliance process and ensuring accurate and reliable results.

As a NEBS testing provider for Verizon and AT&T, Element adheres to the highest standards of precision and reliability, giving manufacturers the confidence they need to bring their products to market.

Element's NEBS testing services cover a comprehensive range of industry standards, including Telcordia, SCTE, RUS, EIA/TIA, IEC, ETSI, and MIL-STD, ensuring manufacturers can meet the requirements of various markets and regulatory bodies.

The company's UKAS accreditation to ISO 17025 and certification to various Telcordia documents further solidify its position as a trusted partner in the telecommunications industry.

By partnering with Element, manufacturers gain access to a wealth of expertise and resources, enabling them to navigate the complex landscape of NEBS compliance testing with confidence. Element's commitment to quality, precision, and customer satisfaction ensures manufacturers receive the support they need to achieve their compliance goals and bring safe, reliable products to market.

Standards to meet NEBS testing requirements

Element provides testing to NEBS standards from the following programs and organizations:

    • Telcordia
    • Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE)
    • Rural Utilities Service (TUS)
    • Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) / Telecommunication Industries Association (TIA)
    • International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
    • European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI)
    • Military Standards (MIL-STD)

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    Achieving compliance through NEBS testing

    Element provides NEBS compliance testing per various standards. Element is also UKAS accredited to ISO 17025 and certified to various other Telcordia documents for indoor and outdoor infrastructure equipment.

    Services include:

      • GR-13-CORE Generic Requirements for Pedestal Terminal Closures
      • GR-63-CORE NEBS Requirements: Physical Protection
      • GR-326-CORE Generic Requirements for Singlemode Optical Connectors and Jumper Assemblies
      • GR-487-CORE Generic Requirements for Electronic Equipment Cabinets
      • GR-771-CORE Generic Requirements for Fiber Optic Splice Closures
      • GR-902-CORE Generic Requirements for Handholes and Other Below-Ground Splice Vaults
      • GR-937-CORE Generic Requirements for Outdoor and Indoor Building Entrance Terminals (BETs)
      • GR-950-CORE Generic Requirements for Optical Network Unit (ONU) Closures and ONU Systems
      • GR-1089-CORE Telcordia Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Electrical Safety - Generic Requirements for Network Telecommunications Equipment
      • GR-3108-CORE Generic Requirements for Network Equipment in the Outside Plant (OSP)
      • GR-3120-CORE Generic Requirements for Hardened Fiber Optic Connectors (HFOCs) and Hardened Fiber Optic Adapters (HFOAs)
      • GR-3125-CORE Generic Requirements for Fiber Distribution Hubs (FDHs)
      • GR-3178-CORE Generic Requirements for Wireless Transceiver Facilities
      • GR-3160-Generic Requirements for Telecommunications Data Center Equipment and Spaces Including Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Equipment

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