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SGS Receives NABL Accreditation for its Automotive Testing Facility in Chakan, Pune

February 23, 2023

SGS is pleased to announce that our state-of-the-art automotive testing facility at Chakan in Pune has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017. 

Situated in the heart of the automotive manufacturing hub at Chakan in Pune, this facility is one of the largest automotive testing laboratories in India, which offers an extensive range of advanced testing services with large capacities.

The tests undertaken here include:

  • Complete range of EMI/EMC tests for automotive electronics components and consumer electronics
  • Airbag testing with deployment at extreme temperatures conditions (-40oC up to 100oC)
  • Vibration test undertaken in high-capacity (8 ton) chamber
  • EV component test
  • Solar simulation test
  • Environment simulation test
  • Physical, chemical and mechanical tests on auto components

The Chakan, Pune testing facility offers a complete range of EMI/EMC tests for automotive sub-assemblies under a single roof. It is equipped with shielded rooms, anechoic chambers, strip line/TEM cells, pulse generators with highly digitized and automated device under test monitoring using various transceivers, cameras and software. These advanced equipment enables it to carry out high-precision EMC measurements on traditional automotive electronics, high-voltage e-mobility/electric vehicle (EV) components/systems, two/three-wheeler vehicle testing as well as consumer electronics.

EMI/EMC Testing is widely conducted on electrical and electronic products to ensure that they are disturbance-free and therefore electromagnetically compatible with other E&E equipment in the surrounding environment.

The scope of EMI/EMC tests undertaken at the Chakan, Pune test facility include:

Automotive categories

  • 12V, 24V and 48V electronics sub-assemblies
  • EV electronics sub-assemblies eg: DC/DC converters, PDUs, Inverters, Battery Management System etc.
  • Two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicle level testing
  • UNECE R.10 and AIS 004 testing

Connectivity Products Categories

  • Household, electric tools and similar products
  • Residential, commercial and light-industrial products
  • Industrial products
  • Medical products
  • Railway application products
  • Electrical products for measurement, control and laboratory use
  • Multimedia products
  • Telecom products
  • Radio equipment
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
  • Electric Vehicle Chargers/EVSE (EV Supply Equipment)
  • Industrial, Scientific and Medical Apparatus

SGS’s EMC testing services comply with all regulations and international standards including ISO, IEC, EN, CISPR and JASO. We also meet original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specificationsfor all the major manufacturers including Tata, Suzuki, Mahindra, TVS, FCA, PSA, Toyota, BMW, Volkswagen, Skoda, Jaguar Land Rover, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Volvo, GM, Chrysler, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and many more.

Speaking about this recent accreditation, Mr. Dipjyoti Banerjee – Executive Director, SGS India said, “Our test facility in Chakan, Pune is one of its kind in the Indian subcontinent, which is capable of meeting all global testing requirements in accordance with national/international standards as well as domestic/international original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) standards. This state-of-the-art testing facility delivers high quality of test results and brings an immense advantage to the industry by supporting the entire supply chain of OEMs, Global Engineering/Technical Centres in India for their EMI/EMC requirements and assisting them with faster market access.”

International Automotive Symposium 2023

SGS will host the sixth edition of its ‘International Automotive Symposium’ in this lab on April 5, 2023. Guest industry speakers from Maruti Suzuki India; Eaton India and Skoda Volkswagen will join experts and delegates from across the Indian automotive sector to explore new concepts including automobile recycling, technology developments in electric vehicles, and cutting-edge advancements in component and vehicle testing. 

For more information about SGS EMI/EMC testing services, click here.

For more information about SGS Chakan, Pune test facility, click here.

For further information about these services, please contact:

Jeevan HN
Head of EMI/EMC
Connectivity & Products - Automotive
t: +91- 720 80 42 962

SGS Pune Chakan Testing Laboratory

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