The Low Voltage Directive applies to electrical equipment designed for use with a voltage rating within 75V-1500V DC (Direct Current) and 50V-1000V AC (Alternating Current). It covers all risks arising from the use of electrical equipment and also deals with the protection from external hazards.
Typical equipment covered by the LVD include the following:
- Electrical Appliances
- Switch gears/Control gears
- Lighting equipment (and ballasts)
- Electric Wiring
Whether you need assistance for the entire process or for certain parts of it, Cert.Pros can help you with one or more of the following:
- Identification of applicable Standards and the respective requirements
- Testing and Inspections via a network of multidisciplinary accredited laboratories
- Compiling the Technical Construction File
- Identification of the sources of risks
- Guidance on compliance with European Health and Safety Requirements (EHSRs)
Testing with Cert.Pros
Our testing services can help you attain compliance with the EMC, enhance the level of product safety and quality, exhibit liability and increase your competitiveness. Testing of your equipment is facilitated by a network of fully equipped and multidisciplinary accredited laboratories with state-of-the-art EMC testing facilities. Our affiliate laboratories are capable of covering a diverse range of tests in virtually all sorts of electrical and electronic apparatus.
As with all Directives requiring CE marking, the identification of the actual requirements to be met for a particular product depends on subtle factors and can be a quite complex task. Product design is one of them, whereas other dictating factors include the intended use or even the content of the instructions and the sales literature.