Laboratory service

Laboratory tests on medium voltage cables and cable systems

Ensayos en laboratorio de cables y sistemas de cables de media tensión

We carry out full electrical type tests on medium voltage cables and their accessories according to IEC 60502 standards.

We have full capacity to carry out the following accredited tests at our electrical laboratories:

Electrical Tests

  • Partial Discharge Tests
  • Capacity and Tan Delta Measurement
  • Heating Cycle Voltage Test
  • Lightning Impulse Test followed by a Voltage Test at Power Frequency
  • Tests on the Outer Protection of Joints
  • Power Frequency Tests for 4 hours
  • Resistance of Semiconductor Screens

 Non-electrical Tests

  • Measurement of thickness of insulation
  • Measurement of thickness of non-metallic sheaths
  • Measurement of thickness of lead sheath
  • Tests for determining the mechanical properties of insulation before and after ageing
  • Tests for determining mechanical properties
  • Additional Ageing Tests
  • Loss of Mass Tests
  • High Temperature Pressure Tests
  • Low Temperature Tests
  • Resistance to Cracking Tests
  • Ozone Resistance Tests
  • Hot Set Tests
  • Oil Immersion Tests
  • Water Absorption Tests
  • Measurement of Carbon Black Content
  • Shrinkage Tests
  • Thermal Stability Tests
  • Determination of Hardness
  • Determination of the elastic modulus of the insulation and the screen
  • Shrinkage Tests
  • Peeling Test
  • Water Penetration Tests

Other Tests

  • Short-circuit Tests

Aimed at:

  • Electrical Companies
  • Cable and Insulator Manufacturers
  • Engineering Firms
  • Installers
  • Electrical Maintenance Firms
  • Industrial Plants
  • Promoters of Renewable Energy Farms

Accreditation and Recognition

Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE148
ENAC ILAC accreditation for electrical testing in compliance with ISO 17025, under file No. 4/LE148
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Official Body certified by the Electromagnetic Compatibility EMC 2014/30/UE Directive
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Official Body certified by the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/UE
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Official Body certified by The Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU
Lovag
ES-02 registered laboratory by the LOVAG (Low Voltage Agreement Group) European Association
IEC
IECEE CB testing laboratory
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