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Overview

Give your power tools the testing and certification they’ll need to enter North American and global markets simply and efficiently

Did You Know?

  • According to Markets and Markets, the power tools market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% between now and 2023, increasing to an estimated worth of over $35 Billion USD.
  • Corded power tools still enjoy substantial sales, but the shift to cordless tools is happening fast, thanks to their mobility and longer life on one charge. 

Effective, safe, reliable power tools are needed for construction and maintenance projects of all sizes, in markets all over the world. Construction companies, contractors, and consumers all want to know they can count on their tools for safety and quality.

CSA Group performs relevant testing and certification to help give you that assurance and assist you in meeting requirements to enter local target markets with speed and confidence. Our extensive services include certification for North American and global markets, as well as functional safety services and battery pack testing (through testing labs in multiple locations worldwide).

Top reasons to trust CSA Group for your power tools testing and certification services:
  • Commitment to efficiency: We use our vast expertise and prompt, clear communication to ready your power tools for global markets as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • Ability to simplify: We’re always by your side to help you understand the complex testing and certification process
  • Industry credibility: Companies and workers around the world know the CSA mark—to them, it symbolizes safety and quality
  • Breadth of services: We test against a range of standards including the IEC 62841 series of standards for hand-held tools, IEC 62133 series for portable batteries, and CE Marking; we are accredited by organizations such as SCC, OSHA, and IAS
  • Full accessibility: Our experts know your questions and needs are as unique as a market’s requirements so we’re committed to being available to address them every step of the way

Products Certified

Helping power tool manufacturers keep up with global demand and enter new markets with confidence

With construction booming and tool technology improving rapidly, you want to trust your testing and certification services to experts that are known for quality and consistency.

Drills

CSA Group can test and certify drills for use in the North American and global markets. We validate whether your drill meets power requirements within the scope of current standards.

Grinders

Ensure that your grinders are ready for access to local markets and that they feature a certification mark known to represent credibility and quality.

Saws

We have the depth of expertise and breadth of service to test and certify saws of all kinds, including table, miter, circular, band, and reciprocating.

Sanders

CSA Group can test and certify* your sanders, all while providing expertise, speed, and clear communication through each step of the process.

Batteries & Chargers

Battery and charger technology is constantly evolving and improving, and CSA Group has the expertise and efficient solutions to get your products to markets as fast as possible. *Products must comply with applicable standards in order to qualify for certification

*Products must comply with applicable standards in order to qualify for certification

 

Shop Standards

Get the standards you need to help you gain access to the right market for your tools

Different markets around the world have different standards and requirements. CSA Group will help you find the correct standards to get your power tools tested, certified*, and ready for use. The key standards we test against include IEC 62841, IEC 62133, and others. (*Products must comply with applicable standards in order to qualify for certification)

Services

Get your products tested, inspected, and certified* for compliance and global market access

Testing

Transform your innovations into quality products that meet critical requirements with our expert testing services.

Certification

Launch new products and boost customer confidence in North America and beyond with our global certification solutions.

Marks & Labels

Get the marks you need to access and enter your target markets in North America with confidence.

Field Evaluation

Demonstrate your commitment to product safety - even when certification is not a viable option - with a one-time quick and efficient field evaluation.

Value-Added Services

Save time and gain efficiencies with access to our customer portal, online products listings, and more.

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