KA Testing Facility Limited

kA Testing Facility Limited provide independent testing to EN 12572 parts 1-3.

We are a UKAS accredited product and material testing laboratory based in Nottingham.

For over a decade we have constantly developed our capabilities, competencies and services. Growing from a niche testing lab focused on a specialist sector to one that offers a vast array of material, environmental and electrical tests.

Inspired by the hobbies and passions of our team, we turned towards the product proving requirements within climbing.

For more R&D or specific performance criteria, we work alongside the manufacturers or individuals to create bespoke testing schedules and solutions.

Some of the other capabilities within the laboratory include:

  • Accelerated Weathering – Replication of full spectrum sunlight.
  • Accelerated Ageing
  • Salt Spray/Corrosion.
  • Climatic – Submit your products to high and low temperature comparison tests.
  • Flammability – Needle flame, 50W, 500W, 1kW & glow wire testing.
  • Mechanical Strength – Tensile, compression, flexural, cantilever & pull testing.
  • Mechanical Impact – IK07-IK10, sudden impact, shock load
  • Indenter tests