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Explosion-proof Light Testing and Certification

GTG Group provides professional, efficient and reliable test & certification services for explosion-proof light.

1. Explosion-proof light

Explosion-proof lights are specialized lighting fixtures designed to operate safely in environments where there is a risk of explosive gases, vapors, dust, or fibers being present. These lights are engineered to prevent the ignition of surrounding flammable materials by containing any internal electrical sparks or hot spots within a robust, flame-resistant enclosure. Commonly used in industries such as oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, and manufacturing, explosion-proof lights are essential for ensuring worker safety and preventing catastrophic incidents. Their rugged construction, compliance with stringent safety standards, and ability to withstand harsh conditions make them a critical component in hazardous work areas.

2. Safety testing standards we specialize in

  • Drop test;
  • Vibration test;
  • IEC/TR 62778 blue light hazard;
  • IEC/EN 62471 photobiological safety;
  • Temperature test, ISTMT;
  • Labeling test;
  • Ground continuity test;
  • Leakage current test;
  • Humidity test;
  • Insulation resistance (IR) test;
  • Dielectric withstand test (Hipot test);
  • Fault test;
  • Creepage distance and clearance measurement;
  • Durability test;
  • Thermal test;
  • Ball pressure test;
  • Needle flame test;
  • Glow-wire test;
  • Leakage tracking test;
  • Stain relief test;
  • Interchangeability of lamp caps and holders;
  • Mechanical test;
  • Operating voltage test;
  • Tumbling barrel test;
  • Stability test;
  • Water resistance test;
  • Rain test;
  • Sprinkler test;
  • Wind load test for street lamps outdoors;
Product CategoriesIEC Standard
LuminairesGeneral requirements for luminairesIEC 60598-1
Fixed general purpose luminairesIEC 60598-2-1
Recessed luminairesIEC 60598-2-2
Luminaries for road and street lightingIEC 60598-2-3
Portable general purpose luminairesIEC 60598-2-4
FloodlightsIEC 60598-2-5
HandlampsIEC 60598-2-8
Portable luminaires for childrenIEC 60598-2-10
Aquarium luminairesIEC 60598-2-11
Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlightsIEC 60598-2-12
Ground recessed luminairesIEC 60598-2-13
Luminaires for stage, television, film and photographic studioIEC 60598-2-17
Lighting chainsIEC 60598-2-20
Rope lightsIEC 60598-2-21
Luminaires for emergency lightingIEC 60598-2-22
ControlgearGeneral and safety requirements for lamp controlgearIEC 61347-1
Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modulesIEC 61347-2-13
Light SourceSafety and interchangeability requirements for self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 VIEC 62560
Safety and interchangeability requirements for double-capped LED lampsIEC 62776
ModulesGeneral and safety requirements for LED modulesIEC 62031
Product Categories Europe Standard
Luminaires General requirements for luminaires EN 60598-1
Fixed general purpose luminaires EN 60598-2-1
Recessed luminaires EN 60598-2-2
Luminaries for road and street lighting EN 60598-2-3
Portable general purpose luminaires EN 60598-2-4
Floodlights EN 60598-2-5
Handlamps EN 60598-2-8
Portable luminaires for children EN 60598-2-10
Aquarium luminaires EN 60598-2-11
Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights EN 60598-2-12
Ground recessed luminaires EN 60598-2-13
Luminaires for stage, television, film and photographic studio EN 60598-2-17
Lighting chains EN 60598-2-20
Rope lights EN 60598-2-21
Luminaires for emergency lighting EN 60598-2-22
Controlgear General and safety requirements for lamp controlgear EN 61347-1
Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modules EN 61347-2-13
Light Source Safety and interchangeability requirements for self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 V EN 62560
Safety and interchangeability requirements for double-capped LED lamps EN 62776
Modules General and safety requirements for LED modules EN 62031
Product Categories United States Standard
Luminaires General requirements for luminaires UL 1598
Fixed general purpose luminaires UL 1598
Recessed luminaires UL 1598
Luminaries for road and street lighting UL 1598
Portable general purpose luminaires UL 153
Floodlights UL 153
Handlamps UL 153
Portable luminaires for children UL 153
Aquarium luminaires _
Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights UL 1786
Ground recessed luminaires UL 1598
Luminaires for stage, television, film and photographic studio UL 1573
Lighting chains UL 588, UL 2108
Rope lights UL 588, UL 2108
Luminaires for emergency lighting UL 924
Controlgear General and safety requirements for lamp controlgear UL 8750
Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modules UL 8750
Light Source Safety and interchangeability requirements for self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 V UL 1993
Safety and interchangeability requirements for double-capped LED lamps UL 1993
Modules General and safety requirements for LED modules UL 8750
Product Categories Australia Standard
Luminaires General requirements for luminaires AN/NZS 60598.1
Fixed general purpose luminaires AN/NZS 60598.2.1
Recessed luminaires AN/NZS 60598.2.2
Luminaries for road and street lighting AN/NZS 60598.2.3
Portable general purpose luminaires AN/NZS 60598.2.4
Floodlights AN/NZS 60598.2.5
Handlamps AN/NZS 60598.2.8
Portable luminaires for children AN/NZS 60598.2.10
Aquarium luminaires IEC 60598-2-11
Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights AN/NZS 60598.2.12
Ground recessed luminaires IEC 60598-2-13
Luminaires for stage, television, film and photographic studio AN/NZS 60598.2.17
Lighting chains AN/NZS 60598.2.20
Rope lights AN/NZS 60598.2.21
Luminaires for emergency lighting AN/NZS 60598.2.22
Controlgear General and safety requirements for lamp controlgear AS/NZS 61347.1
Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modules AS 61347.2.13
Light Source Safety and interchangeability requirements for self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 V AS/NZS 62560
Safety and interchangeability requirements for double-capped LED lamps AS/NZS 60598.2.1
Modules General and safety requirements for LED modules IEC 62031
Product Categories South Korea Standard
Luminaires General requirements for luminaires KC 60598-1
Fixed general purpose luminaires KC 60598-2-1
Recessed luminaires KC 60598-2-2
Luminaries for road and street lighting KC 60598-2-3
Portable general purpose luminaires KC 60598-2-4
Floodlights KC 60598-2-5
Handlamps KC 60598-2-8
Portable luminaires for children KC 60598-2-10
Aquarium luminaires KC 60598-2-11
Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights KC 60598-2-12
Ground recessed luminaires KC 60598-2-13
Luminaires for stage, television, film and photographic studio KC 60598-2-17
Lighting chains KC 60598-2-20
Rope lights KC 60598-2-21
Luminaires for emergency lighting KC 60598-2-22
Controlgear General and safety requirements for lamp controlgear KC 61347.1
Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modules KC 61347.2.13
Light Source Safety and interchangeability requirements for self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 V KC 62560
Safety and interchangeability requirements for double-capped LED lamps KC 62776
Modules General and safety requirements for LED modules KC 62031
Product Categories Japan Standard
Luminaires General requirements for luminaires J60598-1
Fixed general purpose luminaires J60598-2-1
Recessed luminaires J60598-2-2
Luminaries for road and street lighting J60598-2-3
Portable general purpose luminaires J60598-2-4
Floodlights J60598-2-5
Handlamps J60598-2-8
Portable luminaires for children IEC 60598-2-10
Aquarium luminaires J60598-2-11
Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights J60598-2-12
Ground recessed luminaires J60598-2-13
Luminaires for stage, television, film and photographic studio J60598-2-17
Lighting chains J60598-2-20
Rope lights J60598-2-21
Luminaires for emergency lighting J60598-2-22
Controlgear General and safety requirements for lamp controlgear J61347-1
Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modules J61347.2.13
Light Source Safety and interchangeability requirements for self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 V J62560
Safety and interchangeability requirements for double-capped LED lamps IEC 62776
Modules General and safety requirements for LED modules IEC 62031
Product CategoriesChina Standard
LuminairesGeneral requirements for luminairesGB 7000.1
Fixed general purpose luminairesGB 7000.201
Recessed luminairesGB 7000.202
Luminaries for road and street lightingGB 7000.203
Portable general purpose luminairesGB 7000.204
FloodlightsGB 7000.7
HandlampsGB 7000.208
Portable luminaires for childrenGB 7000.4
Aquarium luminairesGB 7000.211
Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlightsGB 7000.212
Ground recessed luminairesGB 7000.213
Luminaires for stage, television, film and photographic studioGB 7000.217
Lighting chainsIEC 60598-2-20
Rope lightsIEC 60598-2-21
Luminaires for emergency lightingGB 7000.2
ControlgearGeneral and safety requirements for lamp controlgearGB 19510.1
Particular requirements for d.c. or a.c. supplied electronic controlgear for LED modulesGB 19510.14
Light SourceSafety and interchangeability requirements for self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 VGB 24906
Safety and interchangeability requirements for double-capped LED lampsCQC 1106
ModulesGeneral and safety requirements for LED modulesGB 24819

3. Safety certifications we specialize in

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5. Energy efficiency testing & certifications

  • Lamp energy efficiency testing items:
  • LM-79 integrating sphere test;
  • Photochromic electric parameters;
  • LM-80 (lumen maintenance rate) test;
  • LM-82 test;
  • LM-84 test;
  • Spatial photometric distribution test (light distribution curve, beam angle);
  • Spatial chromaticity distribution test;
  • Light source flicker test;
  • Light source starting time and run-up time test;
  • TM-21 lifetime projection;
  • TM-28 lifetime projection;
  • TM-33;
  • Aging test;
  • EN 62778 assessment of blue light hazard to light sources and luminaires;
  • EN 62471 photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems;

DC or AC Supplied Electronic Control Gear for LED Modules – Performance Requirements:

  • GB/T 24825-2009;
  • IEC 62384:2020;
  • EN IEC 62384:2020;
  • BS EN IEC 62384:2020;

Self-Ballasted LED Lamps for General Lighting Services with Supply Voltages >50V – Performance Requirements:

  • GB/T 24908-2014;
  • IEC 62612:2013+A1:2015+A2:2018;
  • EN 62612:2013+A11:2017+A1:2017+A2:2018;
  • BS EN 62612:2013+A1:2017+A2:2018;

Luminaire Performance – Part 1 General Requirements:

  • GB/T 31897.1-2015;
  • IEC 62722-1:2014;
  • EN 62722-1:2016;
  • BS EN 62722-1:2016;

Luminaire Performance – Part 2-1: Particular Requirements for LED Luminaires:

  • GB/T 31897.201-2016;
  • IEC 62722-2-1:2014;
  • EN 62722-2-1:2016;
  • BS EN 62722-2-1:2016;

LED Modules for General Lighting – Performance Requirements:

  • GB/T 24823-2017;
  • IEC 62717:2014+A1:2015+A2:2019;
  • EN 62717:2017+A2:2019;
  • BS EN 62717:2017+A2:2019;

Ecodesign Requirements for Light sources and Separate Control Gears Pursuant to Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament (EU) No 2019/2020:

  • EU 2019/2020;

Supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 of the European Parliament and of the Council with Regard to Energy Labelling of Light Sources:

  • EU 2019/2015;

Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Requirements:

  • 2021 No.1095;

Approved Method: Electrical and Photometric Measurements of Solid-state Lighting Products:

  • IES LM-79-19;

IES Approved Method for Luminous Flux and Color Maintenance of LED Packages, Arrays and Modules:

  • ANSI/IES LM-80-15;

Characterization of LED Light Engines and LED Lamps for Electrical and Photometric Properties as a Function of Temperature:

  • IES LM-82-12;

Approved Method: Measuring Luminous Flux and Color Maintenance of LED Lamps, Light Engines, and Luminaires:

  • IES LM-84-14;

IEEE Recommended Practices for Modulating Current in High-Brightness LEDs for Mitigating Health Risks to Viewers:

  • IEEE Standard 1789-2015;

Temporal Light Artifacts: Test Methods and Guidance for Acceptance Criteria:

  • NEMA 77-2017;

Projecting Long Term Lumen Maintenance of LED Light Sources:

  • IES TM-21-11;

ENERGY STAR Program Requirements Product Specification for Lamps:

  • Light Bulbs – Eligibility Criteria Version 2.1;

ENERGY STAR Program Requirements Product Specification for Luminaires:

  • Light Fixtures – Eligibility Criteria Version 2.2;

California Code of Regulations Title 20:

  • CEC-140-2021-002;

Building Energy Efficiency Standards – Title 24, Part 6, and Associated Administrative Regulations in Part 1:

  • CEC-400-2018-021-CMF;

Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products:

  • 10 CFR 430 Appendix BB to Subpart B;

Method for Measuring The Color of Lighting Source:

  • GB/T 7922-2008;

General Requirements for Luminaire Distribution Photometric Measurements:

  • GB/T 9468-2008;

Performance Requirements of Fixed LED Luminaires for General Lighting:

  • GB/T 34446-2017;

Performance Requirements for Recessed LED Luminaires:

  • GB/T 30413-2013;

LED Lamps for Road Lighting Performance Specifications:

  • GB/T 24907-2010;

Performance Requirements of Portable LED Luminaires for General Lighting:

  • GB/T 34452-2017;

Minimum Allowable Values of Energy Efficiency and Energy Efficiency Grades Of LED Luminaires for Road and Tunnel Lighting:

  • GB 37478-2019;

Minimum Allowable Values of Energy Efficiency and Energy Efficiency Grades Of LED Products for Indoor Lighting:

  • GB 30255-2019;

Self-Ballasted LED Reflector Lamps – Performance Requirements:

  • GB/T 29296-2012;

Test Methods of Performance of Self-ballasted LED Reflector Lamps:

  • GB/T 29295-2012;

Performance Requirements for LED Downlights:

  • GB/T 29294-2012;

Measurement Methods of the Performance for LED Downlights:

  • GB/T 29293-2012;

Measurement Methods of LED Modules for General Lighting:

  • GB/T 24824-2009;

Technical Requirements for Application of LED Indoor Lighting:

  • GB/T 31831-2015;

Energy Conservation Certification Criteria for Lighting Products used in Classrooms in Schools and Kindergartens:

  • CQC 3155-2016.

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6. Visit our energy efficiency testing lab

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7. Performance testing

  • Salt spray test;
  • High temperature storage test;
  • High temperature and high humidity test;
  • High and low temperature cycling test;
  • Lifespan test;
  • LCP test;
  • Switch test;
  • Vibration test;
  • IK test;
  • Glow-wire test;
  • Ball pressure test;
  • Plastic combustion test;
  • Luminaires function test;

8. Visit our performance testing lab

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