Low Voltage Directive (LVD) Testing and Compliance

Low Voltage Directive (LVD) Testing and Compliance


The Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU is the European legislation which harmonises individual country laws governing the sale of electrical equipment. It relates specifically to the supply or sale of any electrical equipment, in a specified voltage range, within the European Union. The LVD Directive provides all European citizens with a high level of protection whilst giving manufacturers a single legislative framework for the European market.

The LVD Directive covers electrical equipment ranging from 50v to 1000v ac and 75v to 1500v dc. It applies to the voltage of the electrical input or output and not to any voltage that may be present within the equipment.


Low Voltage Directive Testing for Electrical Equipment

IES provides consultancy and support throughout your Low Voltage Directive Testing process:

  • On site assessment at your premises
  • Written report detailing any non-compliance issues
  • CE marking support including construction of your Technical File
  • Guidance and solutions for any corrective actions
  • Provision of clear project timeline and pricing expectations
  • Vast experience of working with non-European suppliers 
  • Exemplary health and safety standards


IES Low Voltage Directive Compliance Services: Trusted by the Likes of GE Healthcare and Rapiscan

There is a reason why IES are appointed by high profile clients such as GE Healthcare and Rapiscan – we are relied upon as an experienced and efficient provider of low voltage testing and low voltage compliance services. Our knowledge base is augmented by our role as a leading supplier of electrical accessories to the wholesale industry. 

IES offers expert guidance as part of the LVD testing projects we undertake, providing a complete solution which encompasses all aspects of LVD compliance for electrical equipment such as; production tools, test rigs, control panels, electrical cabinets, automation systems, lighting controls, industrial ovens and more.

LVD Testing Self Certification for Compliance

IES is able to supervise you in the compilation of the technical documentation which you need to achieve LVD compliance, including; electrical equipment descriptions, details of design and operation, and low voltage testing procedures. 

IES takes you through the whole self-certification process, up to and including your Declaration of Conformity, meaning that you can minimise the time you spend on compliance activities, and maximise the uptime of your electrical equipment. 

LVD Directive Compliance Advice

For more details on our low voltage directive compliance solutions, and to talk us through your requirements, call us on +44 (0)117 938 0600 or get in touch via our contact form.
 

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