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Dust Analysis System (DAS 2.0)

Dust Analysis System (DAS 2.0) is a device to quantify the soiling status of operating PV power plants, which can help to schedule the best time to clean the modules, save the cleaning cost and maximize the power output for owners or O&M providers.

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Drinking Water Materials Testing – BS 6920

BS 6920 is a requirement for manufacturers and suppliers of non-metallic materials/products that are used in contact with drinking water.

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Plastics Piping Systems Outside Buildings
Kiwa Watermark Certification and Testing for Plastics Piping Systems Outside Buildings

Plastics piping systems for the transport of cold drinking water outside buildings can be certified with Kiwa Watermark to ensure quality. Kiwa quality statements under Kiwa evaluation guidelines BRL- K506, BRL- K522, BRL- K17101, BRL- K17102, BRL- K17104, BRL-K17105, BRL- K17201, BRL- K17202, BRL- K17301, BRL- K17401 and BRL- K17605.

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Sanitary Tapware Components and Accessories
Kiwa Watermark Certification and Testing for Sanitary Tapware Components & Accessories

Certification and testing for hoses, shower heads, hand showers and other sanitary tapware components with the Kiwa Watermark. Covering Kiwa evaluation guidelines BRL- K622, BRL- 658, BRL- K668, BRL- K14025, BRL- K14026, BRL- K14034.

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Ü-mark – German High-Quality Mark for Construction Products

The Ü-mark indicates the usability of a construction product in Germany according to national requirements which are not covered by CE marking.

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FI Mark Drinking Water Approval

The FI drinking water approval is a quality mark and demonstrates that the product complies with the applicable regulatory requirements regarding to the plastic pipe material and possible odour or taste passed on from the pipe to water.

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Kiwa 20% Hydrogen Blend Mark

Kiwa offers a new voluntary 20% Hydrogen Mark, based on its Test Requirements for natural gas appliances burning up to 20% Hydrogen admixture, using EN15502 as the reference standard.

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Geotechnical Engineering and Geophysical Studies

Our expertise includes field exploration services, laboratory testing, and engineering evaluation and reporting. We have worked on large, significant projects, and have tailored cost-effective services for each.

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Materials Consulting and Testing

Raba Kistner is known throughout the industry as a leader for providing inspection and testing services of construction materials.

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Rubber seals for water pipelines

Effective and long term performance of rubber seals is essential to prevent leakage of pipelines and subsequent spillage of water and high costs for repair and damage. Increasingly, authorities, pipe system suppliers and other parties in the chain of custody are demanding proof of quality of rubber seals.

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Gas Meters

Kiwa Energy | Gas meter hire, sale and calibration

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Chemical analysis of polymers and elastomers

Do you have questions about the composition or nature of a polymer material, component, a contamination or a chemical attack? Good to know that Kiwa has a large number of laboratories that are well equipped with a broad variety of different chemic...

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CNG testing and certification

Kiwa can test and certify your components of automotive vehicles using compressed natural gas (CNG) in their propulsion system, according the Regulation No. 110 (R110). The stricter environmental standards become, the larger the scope for using al...

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Electrical safety testing at Kiwa's EMC and LVD test labs in South Wales
Electrical Equipment and Appliances

Kiwa has been - amongst others - a Notified Body for the Low Voltage Directive and E.M.C. Directive for many years. Curently Kiwa is also a NCB, with several CBTL’s.

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Measurement systems Combustion Test Rig including input measurement

Kiwa’s combustion test rigs including input measurement are custom designed for development purposes, testing and certification, for forced draught gas-and oil-fired burners. The combustion test rig including input measurement is suitable for meas...

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Polymer materials, testing of weathering resistance

Plastics are often used out- or indoors exposed to daylight or to daylight behind glass for long periods. The effects of daylight, heat, moisture and other climatic stresses may have influence on the aesthetic and mechanical properties of plastics and for that reason the resistance to these effects is investigated.

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Information security
Power supply equipment (EN 54-4)

The EN 54-4 power supply equipment may have its own cabinet, or may be housed with other equipment of the fire detection and fire alarm system, such as the control and indicating equipment of EN 54-2 of EN 54-16. A fire detection and fire alarm system may use more than one power supply equipment.

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Test equipment for plastics and rubbers

Within the Kiwa organisation there are a large number of accredited laboratories. This means that the scope of possible tests within the entire Kiwa Group is so wide that is impossible to mention them all here. Although not limited to polymer test...

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Heat pump
Heat pump testing (EN 14511-14825-16147-12102 and NTA 8800)

Heat pumps provide an environmentally friendly way to both heat and cool buildings and to take care of hot water supplies. An increasing number of new products are emerging in the marketplace, all of which must comply with European directives.

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Metal piping
Kiwa Watermark Certification and Testing for Metal Piping

Products like copper tubes, steel pipes and other products intended for safe transport of drinking water can be certified with the Kiwa Watermark quality mark. Evaluation guidelines in this scope are BRL- K760, BRL- K761, BRL- K762, BRL- K767, BRL- K771, BRL- K772, BRL- K775, BRL- K795, BRL- K10018, BRL- K1028, BRL- K19005.

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Inspection for Construction Product Certificates and Approvals

Safeguard approved construction products continue measuring up to the requirements with inspection by an independent inspection body. Kiwa Sverige AB is accepted in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden for conducting inspection for; GDV, SINTEF, STF and VA.

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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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