We can test the following technologies & products
- 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G (FR1) cellular devices, satellite, TETRA, BLE, VHF, UHF and WLAN devices
- Cellular base station antennas
- Medical, healthcare, military and consumer products
- Animal care (e.g. tracking devices)
SAR Testing Capabilities
- CE, FCC & ISED SAR Testing
- Pre-Compliance Testing
- Head, Body, Extremity Capability
- Whole-Body SAR Measurement
- Test Frequencies between 12-6000MHz
- In Non-Signaling and Signaling Modes
- Dielectric Parameter Validation
We are also able to test limb SAR. From 1st July 2020, France requires limb SAR to be tested, in addition to the head and body SAR. Distributors must display SAR values provided by the manufactures of each appliance put on sale from 1st July 2020 at the point of sale or distribution.
Consumer protection has driven an increase in SAR testing and regulations. We at Verkotan are aware of these updated regulations.
Verkotan’s SAR test facilities are fully equipped with the premier supplier of SAR evaluation systems and government-preferred vendor: SPEAG.
We are using DASY5 SAR test systems with RX 90 robotic arm, equipped with probes, tissue simulants, and multiple different phantoms such as twin SAM, ELI and Base Station Phantoms.
DASY5 is capable of evaluating products for SAR to all the global SAR standards for both head and body-worn devices.
Our testing is carried out according to standards and specifications in the US, Canadian, European, and Japanese markets:
- US – FCC Knowledge Database Publications on RF Exposure
- Canada – RSS-102, SPR-002
- EU – EN 50357, EN 50360, EN 50383, EN 50385, EN 50566, EN 62209-1, EN 62209-2, EN 62232, EN 62311, EN 62479
- International – IEC 62209-1, IEC 62209-2, IEC 62311, IEEE 1528
Our 1.8 meter long Base Station Phantom for adult exposure assessments, intended for SAR evaluations, complies with the Base-Station Antenna Testing standards (e.g. IEC 62232).
Length: 1540 mm
Width: 339 mm
SPEAG's Modular Flat Phantom (MFP)
SPEAG’s modular flat phantoms are used for compliance testing of small wireless devices in body-worn configurations according to IEC 62209-2, etc.
SPEAG's ELI Phantom
Flat phantom for compliance testing of handheld and body-mounted wireless devices in the frequency range of 30 MHz to 6 GHz.
Major axis: 600 mm
Minor axis: 400 mm
SPEAG's DASY5 SAR Test System
We are using DASY5 SAR test systems located in an RF shielded rooms.
SPEAG's TWIN SAM Phantom
Compliance testing of wireless devices in hand-held configurations according to IEC 62209-1, IEEE 1528, etc.
Length: 1000 mm
Width: 500 mm
Height: adjustable feet
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Low frequency tissue simulating liquids
Verkotan can perform SAR exposure measurements on low frequency devices, such as wireless chargers, credit cards and RFID and NFC systems. We are also happy to offer you tissue simulating liquids for your needs. The liquids we use are blend at Verkotan laboratories by our professionals. Continue reading for more information. Read more
Verkotan can now test eSIM devices with COMPRION’s solution!
In the future you will not probably need a physical SIM card. Instead, a SIM card will be embedded into your device. With COMPRION’s new eSIM Test Profile Service, Verkotan can now perform OTA and SAR measurements on eSIM devices! Read more
New standard for SAR testing
IEC and IEEE have published a new standard, which includes some significant technical changes considering SAR testing. Among other things, the new standard broadened the SAR testing frequency range down to 4 MHz and up to 10 GHz. There are many common RFID and NFC devices that use these frequencies, and Verkotan is one of the few laboratories, who has the capability to test down to 9 MHz frequency. The standard has been mandatory in Canada since third of May 2021. Continue reading for more information! Read more
Low Frequency SAR testing
Many consumer products, such as mobile phones and WIFI products, work in radio frequencies above 700MHz. However, there are many products that operate at low radio frequencies under 700MHz. Do you know how these low frequency devices are tested? Continue reading to find out how Low Frequency SAR testing is done step by step. Read more