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Testing, Certification & Inspection Activities | European Quality Standard

Testing, Certification & Inspection Activities

Building Industry

Testing and analisis on:

  • Construction materials
  • Articles for building
  • Earth
  • Sand
  • Rocky materials
  • Cement
  • Bricks
  • Frames and their components (locks, handles, panic exit devices)
  • Gas tubes for domestic and industrial installations

Geotechnics

  • Executions of coring
  • Static and dynamic penetrometric tests
  • Drilling
  • Load tests on piles and micropiles
  • Laboratory analysis on earths

Engineering

Laboratories for the execution of tests for the identification of the mechanical characteristics of:

  • Ferrous materials
  • Non-ferrous materials
  • Finished components
  • Finished products
    • Optical and electronic microscopy
    • Micrographs and macrographs
    • Non-destructive tests: radiographs and gammagraphs
    • Ultrasonic
    • Penetrant liquid
    • Magnetic methods
    • leak reserch with mass spectrum system
    • Thermography

Gas appliances and control security devices for gas burner

Tests and verifications on civil and industrial thermal plants and appliances for approval according to the EC Directives:

  • Boilers
  • Radiating bodies
  • Air conditioners
  • Heat regulators
  • Manually Valves
  • Automatic shut off valve
  • Pressure regulators
  • Air-gas ratio regulators
  • Solenoid valves
  • Filters
  • Multifunctional devices for gas appliances
  • Burner Control

Thermotechnical

Fireplaces, stoves and chimneys
Execution of tests and verifications with release of the certificate of conformity

Fire extinguisher
Execution of tests and controls on portable fire extinguishers and trolley with release of certificate of conformity

Reaction to fire
Verification of Physical, Chemical and Toxicological properties and characteristics of the following products:

  • Curtains
  • Wall coverings
  • Carpet
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Wooden and plastic panels, and paints
  • with the emission of certification of classification

Metal Panels and pre painted sheets

Performing of all the tests and analysis useful to characterize the first products (sheets, paints) and finished products (panels, sheets of each type)

  • Our chemical laboratory performs the elemental analyzes on metals and qualification analysis of paints for the ECOLABEL CERTIFICATION EU
  • The metallographic laboratory performs all the exams structural (micro and macrographs) measures of coating thickness
  • The technological laboratory performs the mechanical tests and corrosion resistance to the different agents (salt fog, industrial atmosphere, solar light)

On the finished product we are able to perform:

  • Structural load tests
  • Impact Tests
  • Phonometric measurements
  • Thermal transmittance measures

Lifts, elevators and Components

  • Verification of compliance according to the rules of safety of installations for civilian, agricultural and industrial plants
  • Emission of EC Certification

Electrical

Testing for electrical safety

Anechoic chamber and full instrumentation for tests and verifications of electromagnetic compatibility on:

  • Appliances
  • Computer
  • Radio electrical equipment
  • Medical devices

Chemical

  • Analysis on air, water and the fumes for environmental impact testing
  • Analysis on all materials for industrial sector
  • Tests and chemical analysis on:
    • Cosmetics
    • Hazardous substances and pesticides
  • Analysis and tests on
    • Food additives
    • Packaging and materials in contact with foodstuffs
  • Specific analysis according to REACH Regulation

Noise

Verification of indoors or outdoors noise levels for machines and for construction sites and the like as well . Emission certification according to EC directives.


Toys and childcare products

European Quality Standard is one of the founder of Federgiocattoli.

Consulting, Testing and Certification of:

  • Toys and games which, purely by way of example: action figures – arts and crafts – toy weapons – dolls, accessories and kits – billiards and flippers – rocking toys – construction – toys of imitation – board games, puzzles, musical toys – plush toys – sport, outdoor and summer toys, – trains, vehicles and vehicle models for children. A non-exhaustive list of the products covered in the following definition are all those included in the scope of the Directive on “toys”, but also those explicitly excluded;
  • Modeling e hobby
  • Childcare articles for infants and for children, such as, purely by way of example: strollers – sunbeds – bedrooms – highchairs – car seats – lollipops – hold pacifiers – bottle;
  • Decorations and ornaments for Christmas and other festivity, such as, purely by way of example: Christmas ornaments and Christmas trees – articles for the nativity – articles and games for the carnival – articles for other holidays – pyrotechnic articles;
  • Sports Articles and related Personal Protective Equipment
  • Minibike and Go-kart racer for circuits
  • Coin Operated Device: Kiddie rides, Kiddie cars, Arcade simulator and similar equipment
  • Educational Articles
  • Clothing and furnishing dedicated to childhood

Personal Protective Equipment

Our laboratories analyse and certify items such as, Footwear, Gloves, Clothing and Impact Protection Devices relying on an extensive range of physico-mechanical and chemical tests conducted to ensure compliance of the products to applicable standards demanded by the market.
We certify protective equipment for the Firefighters, for the High Visibility sector and the Motorcycle world.
EQS is the ideal technological partner for testing the quality of products designed for Mountain and Outdoor wear and generally products of the textile, clothing and leather industry.


Industrial Machines

Machines and their safety components must meet the essential requirements for the purposes of the health and safety of their operator, listed in Annex I of the Machine Directive. For certifying the conformity of machines and safety components to the provisions of the directive, the manufacturer or his authorised representative established within the European Community, shall prepare for each machine or for each safety component, a declaration of conformity, also, for machines only, must affix the CE marking. EQS prepares the Technical File for the CE marking and prepares the documentation for the certification of machines in Annex IV.


General Product Safety

This Directive applies in the absence of specific European regulations, governing the safety of certain categories of products or if specific regulations (sectoral) are insufficient. Furthermore, it is to be applied without prejudice to Directive 85/374/EEC concerning liability for defective products.
General safety requirement
The Directive imposes a general safety requirement on any product put on the market for consumers or likely to be used by them, including all products that provide a service. Second-hand products that have antique value or those that need to be repaired are not subject to this requirement.
A safe product is one which poses no threat or only a reduced threat in accordance with the nature of its use and which is acceptable in view of maintaining a high level of protection for the health and safety of persons.


EQSgreen

The purpose of the EQSgreen Mark is to deal the issues concerning sustainable development of the customers activities from an environmental point of view . It’s issued on the basis of EQSgreen General Regulation to all those products and services for which there is a specific protocol.