Cranage EMC & Safety


Cranage was founded in 1992 to provide EMC Testing and Consultancy to the European Market. Since then, Cranage has developed and evolved to be a UKAS Accredited Test Laboratory for EMC, LVD (Safety) and Environmental Testing. By being a company that puts the customer first, Cranage has been proven to reduce product approval timescales, for their customers, from months to weeks whilst also delivering the highest quality industry knowledge and support.

To find out more information on how Cranage can help you cut your product approval timescales from months to weeks please email us -

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International Product Approval

QPS Evaluation Services, Inc is a Nationally Recognised Testing Laboratory (NRTL) authorized by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) in the United States, and accredited by the Standards Council of Canada, to test, certify and publicly list many products under US and Canadian statutory requirements.  Founded in 1995, QPS is a privately owned company based in Toronto, Canada with a test facility also in the USA (Cleveland, OH).  A team of around seventy professionals are engaged in providing a testing and certification service to US and Canadian standards and codes, as well as a variety of specialised services such as ATEX, IECEx and CB Scheme Certificates.

The following is provided by Cranage EMC & Safety on behalf of QPS:-
i)    Testing of numerous electrical/electronic products as well as household appliances and industrial machinery for NRTL and CB certification
ii)    Factory inspections in the UK  - factories located in other countries would be inspected by a growing network of qualified QPS agencies (China, Japan, etc)
iii)    Project management from initial enquiry to delivery of product certification marks and CB Certificates provided by QPS Evaluation Services, Inc.

In Canada and the USA, third-party certification of electrical products is mandatory by law.  Fully supported by QPS, Cranage tests products for compliance with International (IEC standards), American (UL standards) and Canadian (CSA) standards.
QPS is accredited by:-
·    OSHA – NRTL (Nationally Recognised Testing Laboratory)
·    SCC – Standards Council of Canada (QPS marks accepted by AHJ’s as UL/CSA marks)
·    IAS – International Accreditation Service, Inc. (Certification and Field Evaluation Body)
·    A2LA – American Association of Laboratory Accreditation
·    IECEE/CB – NCB and CBTL
·    Website link:  

The partnership advantage of working with Cranage EMC & Safety:-
·    Fully project managed service for Canadian, North American and CB product approvals
·    No need to send products away to be certified for these markets
·    Unlimited access to testing knowledge and compliance solutions
·    Factory audits and manufacturing process inspections to maintain certification  
·    Working on your behalf with the certification lab  
·    Local prices with excellent turnaround


International Product Approval

CE Marking Consultants

As well as providing a hands-on accredited testing service, our unrivalled range of services as CE Marking Consultants includes technical problem solving and advice relating to regulatory approvals to aid technical professionals.

As CE Marking Consultants we can identify if a product is in line with all New Approach Directives or carry out a gap analysis on which to base a plan for achieving compliance.  The New Approach Directives relate to health, safety, the environment and consumer protection.  Our ‘CETICK’ compliance advisory service helps in documenting a complete technical check on any product within our testing scope that is offered for sale.

CE Marking Consultants

Low Voltage Directive

The Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC is applicable to all electrical and electronic equipment which use voltages within the ranges of 50V to 1000V AC or 75V to 1500V DC.

Our unrivalled experience in providing product testing services has led to Cranage being appointed, by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, as a Notified Body for electrical equipment safety under the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).

Low Voltage Directive

EMC Testing Services

We are the preferred single source for EMC and LVD testing in the UK. Our EMC Testing Services also extend to other parts of Europe, Japan, Australia and N. America. Our range of EMC Testing Services is extensive and covers all product testing requirements, including:-

• Onsite (in-situ) testing of large equipment
• Accredited laboratory testing (mail order or witnessed)
• Pre-compliance testing for product development

EMC Testing Services

EMC Test House

Our EMC test house is accredited by UKAS to perform numerous measurements and tests using state-of-the-art instruments and software so that your products can be evaluated with accuracy, precision, and repeatability.

Our unique approach to emissions testing of large equipment and machinery also allows our EMC test house to deliver reliable and cost efficient EMC testing on your premises, significantly reducing overall test time to minimise work-flow impact on production schedules.

EMC Test House
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