Knowing your product’s performance characteristics is critical in being competitive in today’s markets. Performance testing at ARL will provide you with the insight you need to improve your products design. Knowing how your product compares to your competitor is essential in devising the most effective marketing and advertising campaigns.
Performance testing is beneficial for any type of product from long-existing technology to never-seen-before designs.
We offer a wide variety of electrical performance and product testing. We provide complete analysis of product performance under various environments such as adverse humidity, voltage fluctuation, and rapid cycling. Our facilities and staff are available to assist with conducting research and development testing, as well as optimization testing for you with your direction. Having our laboratory and facilities available to you for use can assist you with your design change validation, data verification and performance optimization for your product prior to launching into the market.
Types of Products We Can Test
ARL offers a wide variety of electrical performance testing on various consumer products, including, but not limited to, the following:
- HVAC Efficiency (including AHRI 210/240)
- Electrical Equipment and Tools
- Lighting Fixtures
- Electric Heating Equipment
- Roofing Tiles and Membranes
- Mechanical Equipment
- Pool Heaters (Including AHRI 1160)
- Water Heaters
- Solid State Lighting Fixtures
- LED Lighting Fixtures
ARL is an EPA-recognized ENERGY STAR® Certifying Body and Testing Laboratory.
ARL has state of the art environmental chambers available to test ferrous and non-ferrous metals, inorganic and organic coatings, paints, finishes, etc., in corrosive conditions. Testing environments include the following:
- Miami-Dade Protocol TAS 114, Appendix E
- ASTM B117
- ASTM G85
- Salt Spray
- Salt Fog
- Humidity Fog
- Controlled Relative Humidity
- Static Atmosphere
- Ambient Conditions
- Corrosion Protection Analysis
ARL can test to accepted industry-wide performance standards or device custom protocols for new or unique products.