Tests of machinery and safety components

IFA test fields

IFA tests and certifies hand-operated industrial trucks, load handling devices, and machines for lifting persons. The emphasis of the work related to the machinery directive is placed on safety components and various partial tests of machinery.

The following are tested:

Partial tests on machinery include tests of:

  • Fluid-technical and electrical equipment and control systems of machines
  • Mechanical equipment
  • Noise
  • Vibration (both hand-arm and total-body vibration)
  • Hot surfaces
  • Electromagnetic fields (immunity and emission)
  • Hazardous substance emissions and
  • Interference by operating conditions and from environment.