CSA Group is your expert source for product evaluation, testing & certification and standards solutions for power tools and power tool accessories. No matter where you are located, our global offices and laboratories can provide you local service to help you get the approvals you need to sell your products to North America and International markets.
Testing & certification
CSA Group will provide you with the testing & certification services you need to meet the U.S. and Canadian electric power tools standard requirements, including battery certification. No matter where you manufacture or sell your products, our knowledgeable, dedicated CSA Group technical representatives will work with you from start to finish of your project.
As a National Certification Body (NCB) in the IECEE CB Scheme, we can evaluate and issue CB certificates that allow you to sell your power tools internationally. Our Global Market Access team will assist you in obtaining international certification marks you need.
We provide a wide range of performance evaluation services for not only your power tools but also their associated accessories. We will develop an evaluation program and conduct performance evaluations against industry-accepted standards to meet the unique needs of your company.
- Abusive and lifecycle testing
- Actual use testing
- Battery performance
- Cycle/lifewear testing – including speed of cut, blade wear and tip/torque testing
- Dimensional verifications
- Dynamometer and profiling verification
- Product benchmarking
Energy efficiency verification
CSA Group has earned U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognition as an ENERGY STAR® Testing Facility and Certification Body and we will verify that your power tool batteries comply with ENERGY STAR requirements.
We not only test products against the accepted industry standards but also develop the standards themselves. In fact, CSA Group has years of experience in developing standards for safety & performance. We continue to work with international standards development organizations to help ensure standards are harmonized to better meet the needs of an increasingly global market.