KA Testing Facility Limited

Independent and UKAS accredited product/materials testing laboratory including 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

Contact Person:

Arron Allsop

Contact Email:



0115 9784652

Job Title:

Deputy sales & marketing manager