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Trade Fair AMPER 2020 - cancellation

Dear business friends, unfortunately, we have to inform you that the Fair Amper 2020 is cancelled due to the spreading disease COVID-19. For the fair administration is protecting the health of all involved an absolute priority. However, they would not be able to ensure this in the event of the fair being held at the original date, in particular by the inability to prevent the entry of persons at risk. We apologize for any inconvenience.


TERMINATION OF THE REDIRECTION OF OLD TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Dear clients,

As of 31 December 2019, will be TERMINATE THE REDIRECTION OF OLD TELEPHONE NUMBERS of ITC employees who moved from the former Zlín-Louky workplace building to the new Zlín, area Svit, Building 113 workplace.

New telephone numbers can be found on the website of specific service, in the CONTACTS section of the ITC website or on phone request.

For troubleshooting and any questions please contact the ITC’s infoline at +420 572779922.


New tests for measurement of formaldehyde emissions

Laboratories of ITC offers newly accredited test of formaldehyde emission by the chamber method, based on standard EN 717-1.


Determination of resistance to cutting by sharp objects

Laboratory of textile has successfully accredited testing procedure EN ISO 13997 - Determination of resistance to cutting by sharp objects. The test is performed mainly on protective gloves and similar PPE.

For further information and testing, please, contact our laboratory: textile@itczlin.cz, phone: +420 577 601 268.


Sale of the part of CSI plant – effective date 1st July 2019

Institut pro testování a certifikaci, a.s., and Centrum stavebního inženýrství a.s. concluded a contract on sale of part of plant, which came into effect 1st July 2019


Personal Protective Equipment

Testing » Tested products

Placing of personal protective equipment on the EU market cannot do without very thorough laboratory testing that verifies the degree of protection of the respective product or material against the declared risks. ITC offers a wide range of tests according to harmonized standards, which are used as underlying criteria to assess compliance with the requirements of the European Directive 89/686/EEC and of the Government Regulation No. 21/2003 Coll. laying down technical requirements for personal protective equipment.

 

Client's Handbook (PDF)        

HEAD PROTECTION

PPE for head protection
  Testing
  • Safety helmets for sports activities
    • Cycling
    • Canoeing
    • Skate boarding
    • Downhill skiing
    • Ice-hockey
  • Industrial protective helmets against falling objects
  • Fire-fighting helmets
 
  • Field of vision test
  • Strength of the head insert
  • Head insert fastening efficiency
  • Impact and rupture resistance
  • Mechanical deformation resistance
  • Radiation heat resistance
  • Flame resistance
  • Electrical insulation resistance
  • Radiation heat resistance
  • Artificial weathering resistance (xenon discharge lamp, increased temperature)

EYE PROTECTION

PPE for eye protection
  Testing
  • Safety goggles with side arms
  • Enclosed safety goggles
  • Eye protection shields and welding face shields
  • Protective helmets

  • Against:
  • Mechanical impact
  • Optical radiation (ultraviolet, infrared, welding)
  • Molten metals
  • Liquid (chemicals) drops and sprays
  • Dust
 
  • Spherical effect, astigmatism, prism effect
  • Transmission factor
  • Diffusion of light
  • Minimum and increased eye-piece strength
  • Artificial weathering resistance (xenon discharge lamp, increased temperature)
  • Corrosion and ignition resistance
  • Resistance to fast moving particles
  • Liquid spray resistance

BODY PROTECTION

PPE for body protection
  Testing
  • Protective clothing against:
    • Mechanical risks
    • Excessive soiling
    • Thermal risks (welders, fire fighters, persons working in the heat industry)
    • Low voltage
    • Cold
    • Adverse weather conditions
    • Chemical risks
  • Highly visible warning clothing
  • Protective clothing with electrostatic properties
 
  • Size check
  • Ergonomic properties
  • Size changes upon maintenance (washing, dry cleaning, tumble drying, ironing)
  • Strength properties (tensile strength, cutting, perforation)
  • Wear and tear resistance (abrasion, recurrent bending, recurrent compression and twisting)
  • Physiological properties (vapour permeability, air permeability)
  • Fire performance (flame spread, ignition resistance, heat penetration)
  • Resistance to molten metals
  • Resistance to liquid penetration (due to water pressure, penetration and permeation of chemicals)
  • Surface and throughput electrical resistance
  • Resistance to dielectric breakdown
  • Heat permeability
  • Retro-reflection of highly visible materials
  • Colorimetry
  • Colour fastness (in abrasion, sweat, water, washing, dry cleaning, UV radiation, etc.)

HAND PROTECTION

PPE for hand protection
  Testing
  • Protective gloves against:
    • Mechanical risks
    • Thermal risks (welders, fire fighters, personsworking in the heat industry)
    • Cold
    • Chemical risks
  • Protective gloves with electrostatic properties
  • Anti-vibration protective gloves
  • Highly visible protective gloves
 
  • Size check
  • Ergonomic properties
  • Grasping ability
  • Physiological properties (water vapour permeability, water permeability, air permeability)
  • Resistance to abrasion, cutting, further tear, perforation
  • Surface and throughput electrical resistance
  • Vibration resistance
  • Fire performance (combustion behaviour, penetration of contact, convection and radiation heat)
  • Resistance to molten metal splashing
  • Resistance to liquid penetration (due to water pressure, penetration and permeation of chemicals)
  • Retro-reflection of highly visible materials
  • Colorimetry
  • Colour fastness (in abrasion, sweat, water, washing, dry cleaning, UV radiation, etc)

FOOT PROTECTION AND FEET

PPE for leg and foot protection
  Testing
  • Work footwear
  • Safety footwear
  • Protective safety footwear
 
  • Checking of design parameters (upper, outer sole, toe box, inner sole, tongue, shoe liner)
  • Impact and compression resistance
  • Strength properties (tensile strength, further tear, perforation, colour coherence)
  • Wear and tear resistance (abrasion, recurrent bending)
  • Physiological properties (water vapour and water permeability)
  • Contact heat penetration
  • Heat resistance
  • Chemical and corrosion resistance
  • Through-put electrical resistance

RELATED SERVICES

CONTACTS

Person Phone e-mail
Ing. Marie Ordeltova
protection of hands and legs
+420 577 523 657 mordeltovaPostaitczlin.cz
Mgr. Dlabaja Roman
protection of head and eyes
+420 572 779 904 tubesPostaitczlin.cz
Ing. Irena Latalova
protection of body
+420 577 601 268 ilatalovaPostaitczlin.cz


Post address:
Institute for Testing and Certification, Inc.
Laboratory for footwear and personal protective equipments  (shoes, gloves)
Areál Svit, 34. budova, Vavrečkova 5657  
762 17 Zlin, Czech Republic

Institute for Testing and Certification, Inc.
Testing Division (clothings, goggles, helmets)
trida Tomase Bati 299, Louky, 763 02 Zlin
Czech Republic

The person responsible for accuracy of data: Ing. Marie Ordeltova

Updated: 30.1.2020
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