We get it.
Getting your wireless product certified can be complicated and time consuming,
but it doesn't have to be.
Laird Connectivity’s number one goal is to keep things simple, speedy, and streamlined for our partners. We will take a step-by-step approach to getting your product certified:
- Understand the requirements
- Research standards
- Develop test plans
- Perform on-site EMC and RF testing for US/Canada/Europe
- Troubleshoot failures
- Manage the filing process
- Facilitate international regulatory
- Manage renewals
- Act as your regulatory experts!
- Send us your requirements for a free quote!
Design with Confidence
At Laird Connectivity, our test engineers work with you before, during and after EMC testing. We help troubleshoot and advise every step of the way. With a dedicated focus on wireless testing, we bring expertise to your project through a deep understanding of the various certification standards required for market entry across the globe.
Because Laird manufactures RF solutions, our engineers understand the nuances of product development to ensure your products achieve compliance.
Laird Connectivity is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and specializes in Intentional Radiation Testing required for certification of wireless or RF products. We perform testing for Certifications based on requirements for the US, Canada, European Union, Australia / New Zealand, and Japan.
For customers who require global certifications, we provide additional international testing services to complete the required testing and certification.
If you need assistance with compliance testing for non-wireless products, we also offer expertise in General Emissions Testing and Immunity/Susceptibility Testing to various EMC requirements worldwide.
Using 30 years of experience, Laird Connectivity can help provide troubleshooting and failure analysis if issues arise during the compliance phase of your project.
We are fully equipped to perform IEC 60601-1-2 Medical EMC Testing, AIM 7351731 Testing, and ANSI 63.27 Medical Co-Existance Testing for FDA 510K submissions.
Laird Connectivity has invested in the necessary facilities and equipment to proactively address the rapidly changing compliance requirements for wireless products. This means our test engineers can execute your product's test plan efficiently, accurately and holistically. Our Laboratory operates on multiple shifts allowing faster turnaround or expedited schedule. Our team of EMC engineers can provide regulation expertise, assist with test plan generation, and mitigate failures.
- Video monitoring software capable of incident reaction (pause, capture, alarm, etc.)
- Fresh air inlet and exhaust outlet system
- Updated absorber arrangement for contemporary requirements
- Equipped with 7ft x 8ft door opening and 2000-lb. capacity 2-meter turntable
- Strategically designed to accommodate a wide variety of product sizes
- Dedicated HVAC, fresh air inlets, and exhaust outlets
- Equipped with a forklift-accessible 10ft x 10ft door opening, steel reinforced floor, and 6000-lbs. capacity 3-meter turntable
3D Antenna Chamber
We specialize in on-site antenna patterning with a new Automated 3D Antenna Measurement System. This system quickly and efficiently collects spherical antenna pattern data, then generates antenna plots and performance summaries that provide detailed insight into the performance of a product’s antenna design.
Flexible Laboratory Space
Benches, test stations, and equipment are mobile, allowing the workspace to adapt to your product, rather than the product having to conform to the space. Flexible laboratory strategy can reduce test setup time, and provide greater consistency in test configurations. Equipped with both horizontal and vertical ground planes.
- Electrically Fast Transient Immunity
- Lightning Surge
- Electrostatic Discharge
- Magnetic Field Immunity
- Radiated/Conducted Disturbances
- Voltage Fluctuations/Short Interrupts
Test Plan Development
Laird Connectivity will understand your application and the markets you plan to enter, and develop a cost-effective and time-sensitive plan to release your product to market.
Certification News and Updates
In this update, we discuss the UKCA mark, the indicator of regulatory compliance in the UK. The UKCA mark is used analogous to how the CE mark is used in the EU. We address in this update what the UKCA mark is and when it is used.
Also, A new conformity assessment procedure entered into force February 25th, 2021 for Mexico that will impact all Radio/Telcom products. Certificates, including modular approvals issued under the previous type approval procedures, will only continue to be valid if they were issued to the actual importer. Modular approvals also require the certificate to also mention the host product, along with the associated HS code for the host product. Any certificate that does not meet these requirements after February 25th, 2021 cannot be imported and will require re-assessment under one of the new assessment process schemes.
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