Inspection

You manufacture products, execute projects, work according to certain processes. How do you make sure they meet all relevant quality standards, requirements and legal obligations? By having them independently and impartially inspected. Inspection can help you reduce risks, control quality, verify quantity, and meet regulatory requirements, no matter the market sector or country you operate in. Kiwa is fully independent and offers a broad range of world-leading inspection services to bring you confidence.

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Testing, inspection and certification of concrete according to EN 206

Kiwa supports you with all services concerning testing, inspection and certification of concrete according to EN 206 and concrete products. For in-situ concrete, we inspect and certify e.g., according to national standards. Furthermore, we have all the testing facilities for in-situ testing and laboratory testing.

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Testing sport facilities in laboratory

Kiwa guarantees sustainable and safe sports facilities for many forms of sport. Kiwa conducts continuous research in our own laboratory. Before fields or facilities are tested on site, the products that are used to build sports surfaces are tested in the laboratory of Kiwa.

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Testing, inspection and certification of floor coverings

Testing, inspection and certification of floor coverings. Waterproofing membranes including liquid applied waterproofing and kits (for waterproofing against water and/or steam).

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Field inspections PV systems

Around the globe, we test PV systems according to their performance and uncover faults and give recommendations on how to remedy them. Our experts have the most modern testing equipment and analysis tools at their disposal.

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Post-shipment Inspection

Evaluating all aspects of the supply chain, product, manufacturing, and management processes potentially affecting module safety and performance. A comprehensive auditing protocol based on direct observation, stress-testing and expert review.

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Testing, Inspection and Certification of Aggregates

The quality of aggregates and fillers is defined in the product standards EN 12620 (concrete), EN 13043 (asphalt), EN 13242 (unbound and hydraulically bound building materials) or EN 13383-1 (armour stone) depending on the field of application. Kiwa tests aggregates with several methods.

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CPR/Chimney Factory Production Controls

Kiwa provides FPC/Chimney inspection and certifications. CPR/Chimney Factory Production Controls as per EN 1856-1/-2, EN 13084-7, EN 14989-1/-2 & Certification with Kiwa: Comply with regulations, have a continuously audited & regulated workshop and products.

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Testing, Inspection and Certification of other CPR-Products

For construction products for which a harmonized European standard is not available (e.g. due to special features), there is the possibility of applying a voluntary CE. For the voluntary route, the first draft of a European Technical Assessment (ETA) and/or European Assessment Document (EAD) is mandatory.

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UBA – German Evaluation Criteria for Products and Materials in Contact with Drinking Water

In Germany, plastic products of all kinds as well as rubber products that come into contact with drinking water must meet the hygienic and toxicological requirements of the guidelines of the Federal Environment Agency test (UBA). This is described in the elastomer guideline as well as in the KTW guideline.

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CE-Marking of Cement, Building Lime and Other Hydraulic Binders

Kiwa supports you in obtaining the necessary certification and carries out the annual inspection of the plant as well as regular audit testing of your products in accordance with the prescribed standards.

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SCC / SCT – Safety Certificate Contractor / Safety Certificate Temporary Workers

SCC-SCP-Safety-Certificate-Contractor-Safety-Certificate-Personnel-Services

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Inspection structural safety of buildings

Regular structural safety inspections are essential to promptly identify any damage and evaluate the structure's durability, stability, and serviceability. The responsibility for ensuring the structural safety, durability, and serviceability of buildings lies with their owners. Failure to conduct regular inspections may result in personal liability for the owner if any damage occurs.

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Lab tests PV equipment

Our laboratories are ISO 17025 accredited. We offer independent testing of PV modules and competent support from our experts. With our wide range of tests on quality criteria and the quality assurance requirements, you get the best possible results.

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Due Diligence PV Systems

Through our experience and knowledge from our factory audits and our laboratory tests, we have developed systematic assessment of key aspects of PV systems for you. Use our expertise to carry out your PV project in the best possible way.

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Factory Audits

Evaluating all aspects of the supply chain, product, manufacturing, and management processes potentially affecting module safety and performance. A comprehensive auditing protocol based on direct observation, stress-testing and expert review.

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Certification, inspection and testing of reinforced steel

Kiwa tests, inspects and certifies reinforced steel, reinforcing bars, coils and meshes, lattice girders, de-coiled reinforcing coils.

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Preliminary Engineering PV systems

Our preliminary engineering services for PV systems support you with feasibility and yield studies. Benefit from our know-how and see to what extent your project can be implemented or where there is potential for improvement.

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Infrastructure consultancy services

Infrastructure consultancy with a focus on all sorts of pavement constructions. From municipal roads to container terminals, from dike revetments to airports. We are experts in constructions and paving materials like asphalt concrete, concrete and block paving.

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Certification and Inspection of Structural Timber Elements

Kiwa service is relevant for all carpentries and timber construction companies that produce nail plate trusses as supporting structures for roof constructions or as formwork girders. Kiwa certifices your nail plate binders according to EN 14250. Inspection according to special national specifications e.g. RAL-GZ 601.

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Testing, Inspection and Certification of Geotextiles

As a notified body for geotextiles, we are accredited according to EN ISO/IEC 17025 (testing), EN ISO/IEC 17020 (inspection) and EN ISO/IEC 17065 (certification).

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Factory audits PV equipment

We audit factories for the manufacture of PV modules, inverters and batteries prior to production. This provides our customers with an independent assessment of quality, reliability and performance in connection with the investment or procurement of PV equipment.

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Production monitoring and inspection PV equipment

We offer in-factory production monitoring and inspection of PV equipment on site. During the manufacturing process, we support our customers in minimising technical risks associated with the production of PV equipment.

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Contracting assistance PV-Equipment

We help you with your contract documents for the procurement of PV equipment. Through our many years of experience, you will benefit from well thought-out supply contracts or we will work with you to develop individual contracts based on your existing documentation. Our support can reduce potential safety, performance and reliability risks.

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