From their new EMC testing facilities at Silverstone Circuit, Northants, 3C Test Limited are delighted to announce being granted VCA Technical Service status and UKAS accreditation for Whole Vehicle Testing.

The brand new 10m Semi-Anechoic Chamber can accommodate large and heavy vehicles as well as standard passenger vehicles. The chamber enables EMC testing to be carried out for both emissions and immunity, eliminating the need to move the vehicle, resulting in reduced set up times and therefore reduced costs.

3C Test has tested products for the automotive market for many years, utilising experienced EMC engineers with specific automotive expertise. Committed to the automotive industry, 3C Test recently invested £1.5m+ on a brand new EMC facility at the home of British Motorsport, Silverstone Circuit.

3C Test can offer vehicle and component testing to the following specifications:

  • 2004/104/EC as amended by 2005/83/EC and 2006/28/EC – motor vehicles and trailers
  • 97/24/EC – Two and three wheeled vehicle
  • BS EN 1330G – Construction machinery
  • ISO 13766 – Earth moving machinery
  • BS EN ISO 14982 – Agricultural and forestry machinery

The above specifications are in addition to 3C Test’s already comprehensive automotive and commercial testing capabilities.

VCA approval enables 3C Test to conduct unwitnessed EMC Testing to the latest Automotive Directive 2006/28/EC