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Consulting

Consulting and training services for placing low-voltage equipment and power distribution systems on the market. Consulting services for development testing and how to get the final certificate.


Testing

All tests for low-voltage equipment and power distribution system, which are required by the market and certification systems. Analyses during testing, up to and including failure analyses.


Certification

Testing for approval for the North American market. Type approval tests for the use of products aboard ships in collaboration with various shipping registers.

CONSULTING

Consulting and training services for placing low-voltage equipment and power distribution systems on the market. Consulting services for development testing and how to get the final certificate.

Standards
Standards
Market access
Market access
Certification process
Certification process
TESTING

All tests for low-voltage equipment and power distribution system, which are required by the market and certification systems. Analyses during testing, up to and including failure analyses.

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High-current tests

High-current tests

Short-time withstand current Peak withstand current Internal arc resistance
Tripping limits
temperature rise
Overload
short-circuit

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IP degree of protection tests

IP degree of protection tests

Solid foreign objects, IP1x to IP6x
Water, IPx1 to IPx9
IK code (mechanical impact resistance)
NEMA code, Types 1 to 13

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EMC tests

EMC tests

Immunity
Emission
Special tests

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Environmental simulations

Environmental simulations

Cyclic corrosion tests
Mechanical shock
Thermal tests - fire tests
Vibration

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Performance tests

Performance tests

High-speed video
X-Ray analysis

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Mechanical tests

Mechanical tests

Abrasion tests Static tests
Torque tests / torsion tests
Hardness tests Impact tests
Tensile / compression / bend tests

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Service life tests

Service life tests

Electrical life span
Mechanical life span
B10 characteristics

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Insulation tests

Insulation tests

High voltage tests
Impulse withstand voltage tests
Leakage current

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Materials tests

Materials tests

Mechanical tests
Thermal tests
Electrical tests
Environmental tests

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CERTIFICATION

Testing and certification/type approval services for approval for the North American market and/or Middle Eastern countries. Type approval tests for the use of products aboard ships in collaboration with various shipping registers.

North America
North America
Shipping classification
Shipping classification
Middle East
Middle East
Services

We will be more than happy to assist you with additional services.

Presentations / technical training
Presentations / technical training


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Additional certifications
Additional certifications


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Calibration
Calibration


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News

18 March 2020

New version of IEC 60664-1


IEC 60664-1 is one of the main basic safety publications in the field of low voltage equipment up to AC 1000 V and DC 1500 V. During this year 2020 a new version will be published by the IEC with some slide changes. The new edition includes the following changes with respect to the previous edition:   update of the Scope, Clauses 2 and 3,   addition of 1 500 V DC into...

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18 March 2020

Succsessful customer day


On June 04, 2019 the testing laboratory I²PS from Bonn and the North American certifier UL arranged the UL & I²PS Forum for their customers. At the Hilton Hotel in Bonn we informed about the latest trends in the industry of global market access, fuse testing, e-mobility and EMC. Afterwards the premises could be visited. After the one-hour guided tour, the participants took the...

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14 August 2019

Find us on ICEC 2020 Switzerland


I²PS exhibits for the first time at the ICEC 2020 from 15.06.2020 to 18.06.2020 in St. Gallen.  This established international conference for electrical contacts and switchgear provides comprehensive information on the current state of research and technology. A further focus is the development of materials for electrical and electronic components. At this conference you can find...

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I2PS

Institute for International Product Safety
The Institute for International Product Safety GmbH (I2PS) is an independent, accredited laboratory that provides testing services. We are specialized in testing electrical and electronic components and systems and running environmental simulations. At I2PS, we offer an extremely broad range of tests, with the spectrum ranging from materials testing and environmental load and stress simulations based on climatic, vibration/shock, IP degree of protection, and EMC tests all the way to short-circuit and arc fault tests with currents of up to 300,000 A. Moreover, we have a comprehensive array of state-of-the-art analysis tools and equipment, including high-speed video, laser vibrometers, RoHS analyzers, and radiographic testing systems for more in-depth testing.

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CAREERS

I2PS is always looking for qualified young talent to join our team.
If you are interested in becoming part of an exciting testing laboratory with excellent development opportunities and
find the prospect of working for clients across the globe compelling,
make sure to contact us!

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Job Openings

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Contact

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