This program is only valid and available for the Canadian market, as the USA don’t offer an equivalent program. “Special Inspections” are for limited quantities only and do not replace full certification. The inspections are only performed on a complete systems or subassemblies such as subunits, pannelli di controllo, ecc. It cannot be performed on a component such as motors, cavi, or similar components.
When to use CSA SPE-1000?
This program is beneficial if:
The product is custom-made
La certificazione non è pratica
The product is imported to Canada from markets whose regulations are different
You are modifying already listed products
You are testing the market for a product that you may not continue production for
You are product has been “Red Tagged”
Products within SPE-1000 scope
Industrial control panels, Automated manufacturing equipment, semiconductor fabrication, luminaires, switchboards, robotics, heating and cooling, generators, distribution systems, and any mobile equipment that has electrical components.
What tests are performed?
Sulla base della costruzione, one of the main and mandatory tests is the Dielectric Test, also known as “Megger Test”. For equipment rated 250 Vac or less, 1000 Vac Test voltage is applied to the product for one (1) minute, without a breakdown between live parts and exposed non -current carrying metal parts and between live parts and accessible extra low voltage secondary circuits.
Other tests that can be performed on the product are: Temperature test, Test di corrente di perdita, Strain Relief test, and Flame test.
Se l'unità è installata all'aperto, it will also need a Rain Test for the duration of 90 minuti.
For additional information or to book an SPE-1000, please contact LabTest Certification Inc. presso firstname.lastname@example.org or Call Us toll free at 1-855-346-0444.
The “Special Inspections” program is a quick and cost-effective service, perfect for limited production of products destined for Canada!
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