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kA Testing Facility

John Street
New Basford

T: 0115 9784652
F: 0115 970 2106


Who we are

We are an independent testing laboratory. UKAS accredited to ISO/IEC 17025

UKAS No. 4702


What we do

We test products, components or materials. We specialise in


  • Making sure equipment is safe to operate
  • Making sure equipment will not be the source of catastrophic events


  • Making sure materials used are fit for purpose and up to spec.


  • Making sure products and components work in adverse conditions
  • Making sure products and components have expected and appropriate life spans


Why use us?

Our test engineers and support staff have a wealth of experience

The ISO/IEC17025 accreditation gives you peace of mind that the testing process is carried out competently

We are REAL people

We LISTEN to what you want to achieve

We make sure we UNDERSTAND what you want to achieve.

Independent testing is an investment. We make sure you get the most out your investment.

Whether you need compliance to National, International or end-user specifications or R&D ‘what-happens-if…’ testing we will support, guide and competently perform through-out the process



Issues with electrical equipment are often the root cause behind major incidents.

In England 2015/16 54.4% of all domestic fire were electrical in origin. Of these 80.5% were caused by electrical appliances and products, (

Competent testing is vital in proving that equipment is safe and fit for purpose.

We test to International and National standards; end-user specifications; your own R&D or specific application requirements

Our capabilities include



It’s an obvious statement to say material selection is vitally important in your products performance. Most material manufacturers will supply you with comprehensive data. This data is often on raw material with in simple standard prescribed shapes or forms.

What effect does fabrication, moulding and other manufacturing processes have?

We specialise in taking your finished product and ensuring that the materials used have retained their properties.

Our capabilities include



If your products are exposed to the elements you need to prove that they still work as expected. We simulate weather conditions, accelerate the ageing process, and create corrosive environments.

Most product standards require brand new test samples. How does your product perform after a few years out in the field?

Does your plastic enclosure crack and shatter exposing dangerous workings after only a couple of years?

Does your warning signage fade or peel off under the glare of the sun?

Does your electrical or thermal insulation break down following a slightly colder than normal winter?

We are experts in combining environments conditioning and accelerated ageing with material and electrical tests to prove your products under very specific conditions.

Our capabilities include


Testing standards


Call our team on 0115 978 4652 to discuss your requirement

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