NRTL is the abbreviation for Nationally Registered Testing Laboratory. This abbreviation is used in the USA to identify companies which can provide the certification of a CB. Only OSHA can issue the status of a NRTL to any company in the USA. A NRTL is a company which evaluates finished goods [end-products] for compliance to industry standards.
Is ELTEK Labs a NRTL?
No, ELTEK Labs does not issue certification on finished goods; hence ELTEK Labs cannot qualify to become a NRTL.
If ELTEK Labs is not a NRTL how can CB accept the test results?
With the International Accreditation to ISO 17025, ELTEK Labs has the unique position of being able to perform testing with assurance that any CB will accept the test results. Our certification to ISO 17025 is issued by the International Accreditation Service [IAS]. Check www.iasonline.org, and then file TL457.
What type of testing laboratory is ELTEK Labs?
ELTEK Labs is in independent testing laboratory dedicated to the electrical industry. The “EL” stands for Electrical; the “TEK” stands for Technical. Our main focus is on Electrical Insulating Materials [EIM] and Electrical Insulation Systems [EIS].
Can ELTEK Labs conduct testing for anything other than EIM and EIS?
Yes! ELTEK Labs conducts a wide range of testing. Many of the individual tests relate to fields other than electrical insulation. Please explore our website for more details.