Element has assisted companies in meeting EMC commercial testing standards and regulations in nearly 200 countries for over 30 years. We help export and sell your electrical and electronic commercial products globally, access new markets, and drive growth.


Why is EMC commercial testing important? 

How can a manufacturer determine if their product will interfere with other electrical equipment or be affected by such interference in its intended environment? This is a common issue that can lead to your product malfunctioning or failing to meet user expectations, and in some cases, posing safety risks to your product or adjacent products.

To safeguard your product against these disruptions and prevent potential interference, it's crucial to conduct EMC testing. This ensures your product meets regulatory requirements and operates seamlessly in its intended environment.


How is EMC commercial testing conducted?  

To ensure that your product or device complies with regulations and maintains its performance under electromagnetic interference (EMI) and disturbances, testing is typically conducted in an anechoic or semi-anechoic test chamber. This special room, resembling a sophisticated Faraday cage, is lined with tiles and absorbers to create a clean environment free from electromagnetic (EM) or radio frequency (RF) interference.

For the remaining susceptibility tests, a somewhat less complex shielded room can be used. These environments are equipped with a wide range of specialist and appropriately calibrated test equipment. They also have support equipment for monitoring and controlling your product, as well as supporting any wireless functionality during testing. This comprehensive setup enables the series of emissions and immunity tests to be conducted effectively.


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The products we test and certify

Our EMC laboratories offer market-leading capacity for testing and certifying electrical devices for a diverse range of commercial products, including:

  • IT and office equipment
  • Multimedia and audio-visual equipment
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Radio communications equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Laboratory, test and measurement, and control equipment
  • Automotive equipment (including agricultural equipment)
  • Railway equipment
  • Marine equipment
  • Consumer electronics


Advice and guidance 

Our EMC test engineers offer advisory services to support and guide you when you need it most – at an early stage of your product development.  Early identification of regulatory EMC requirements for your commercial products reduces the number of tests prior to certification, saving you money and time. 


The Element advantage

Element's EMC testing laboratories in the US and UK are accredited and approved by NVLAP, A2LA, and UKAS, as well as ISO 9001:2008. We are also a Notified Body in respect to the EMC Directive, and an Approved Body in respect to the UK EMC Regulation.

Our state-of-the-art EMC testing facilities are equipped with fully anechoic, semi anechoic and reverberation chambers as well as HIRF (High Intensity Radiated Field), and can cater for anything from small implantable devices to heavy machinery and vehicles. For large installations simply too big or difficult to relocate, we can also offer on-site testing services.

EMI/EMC testing is just one part of Element's complete testing solutions for safety, compliance, and in-country certification. Our services include but are not limited to environmental simulation, mechanical, safety, structural, operational, functional, and performance testing. 

Whether you want to optimize your new product, achieve country-specific certification, or test your product for electromagnetic emissions or immunity, we can help you select the right method for test requirements.  

For more information about our EMC commercial testing services, or to request a quote, contact us today. 

IEC and EN standards 
  • IEC/EN61000-4-x series
  • IEC/EN61000-6-x series
  • IEC/EN61000-3-2&3
  • IEC/EN61326-x series
  • IEC/EN55022/32
  • IEC/EN55011
  • IEC/EN55024/35
  • IEC/EN50121-x series
  • EN301 489-x series
  • IEC/EN60601 series
  • IEC/EN60945
CISPR standards
  • CISPR 11
  • CISPR 12
  • CISPR 14-1
  • CISPR 14-2
  • CISPR 15
  • CISPR 24/35
  • CISPR 25
  • CISPR 22/32
Other standards
  • FCC CFR47 part 15 and 18
  • ICES-003
  • GR-1089-CORE

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