D.A.R.E!! CONSULTANCY AEMCLRP ACCREDITED
First Dutch laboratory accredited by
June 9th D.A.R.E!! Consultancy AEMCLRP becomes the first Dutch laboratory that
is AEMCLRP accredited. AEMCLRP is the abbreviation for Automotive
Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory Recognition Program. This is a special
program of the three main automotive producers in the
D.A.R.E!! Consultancy decided to commence the accreditation process early 2005 based on request from the market. Although the
The AEMCLRP accreditation process is complicated. To start with the laboratory should be accredited for automotive tests. Fortunately D.A.R.E!! Consultancy is accredited for these types of tests since 1998, so this did not raise an issue. Next the quality management system including all relevant procedures has to be assessed by the designated auditor. In
The laboratory has to extensively show it competency. Special constructed test object, so called artefacts, have to be tested. The result are presented tot the auditors of the three fore mentioned companies. The goal of this exercise is for the laboratory to demonstrate its technical competence. At the same time the reproducibility of measurements between different AEMCLRP laboratories is guaranteed.
The limited availability of artefacts does not contribute to a swift process. In the end all measurements have to be witnessed by the AEMCLRP auditor. Three reports for each type of measurement have to be submitted. These reports have to fulfil the requirements of AEMCLRP. All these heavy requirements and the limited availability of artefacts have lead to an accreditation process that took over one year.
AEMCLRP demand extensive requirements to the knowledge and capabilities of the engineers that perform the measurements. According to Dennis van der Vlugt, director of D.A.R.E!! Consultancy, is the AEMCLRP accreditation a good example of a team effort. Also the cooperation with
Besides all resourced needed for CE measurements, D.A.R.E!! Consultancy has extensive facilities for automotive measurements at its disposal. At the same time is D.A.R.E!! Consultancy market leader in the field of measurements for the automotive industry in the
D.A.R.E!! Consultancy is an autonomous company under the D.A.R.E!! Holding. The mission of the company to support customers in the field of CE Marking and e/E Marking. The laboratory is accredited by the Dutch Council for Accreditation in conformance to ISO17025 (L279). The new accreditation ensures a firm basis for the future. D.A.R.E!! offers employment to 35 people.
D.A.R.E!!, founded in 1992, has seen a strong growth over the past years and has established itself as a leading party in the field of measurements, consultancy, training assessments and calibrations.
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