EMC, Wireless, Electrical Safety and Environmental Testing

EMC, Wireless, Electrical Safety and Environmental Testing

Welcome to Washington Laboratories (WLL), an EMC, Wireless, Electrical Safety and Environmental Testing Lab in Gaithersburg and Frederick Maryland. Our EMC Test Lab has been providing Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Electromagnetic (EMI) Interference Services for over thirty years.

Since 1989, WLL has been providing EMC, Wireless, Product Safety and Environmental test and measurement, product compliance and engineering solutions to the Telecommunications, Medical, Industrial, Consumer and Aerospace/Defense sectors. Our test laboratories specialize in EMC Testing, EMI Testing, RF Testing, Product Safety Testing, Environmental Testing, MIL-STD Testing, Shielding Services, Wireless Testing, Certification, EMC Compliance Engineering, EMC for Nuclear and Engineering Training.

Our WL Academy provides many training courses including Webinars and resident courses at your facility or ours. Our Engineering Training tab lists currently available courses and we customize training to meet your particular needs – just contact us with your request.

We also provide engineering support in dealing with your compliance issues including EMC/EMI, Safety and Environmental design reviews and support for your design team in mitigating issues.

EMC Testing LabEMC Testing and Evaluation: Washington Laboratories provides full-service electromagnetic compatibility and Radio Frequency services: Learn more about our EMI EMC Compliance Testing Services

EMC for Nuclear
EMC for Nuclear: WLL has over 20 years of experience supporting the nuclear power industry, providing expert EMC engineering for operators and manufacturers.
Learn more about our Nuclear EMC Testing Services

Shielding Services
Shielding Services: Washington Laboratories has more than 25 years of experience in the management and control of interference phenomena. Learn more about our Shielding Services for Facilities

Wireless Testing and Certification
Wireless Testing and Certification: WLL provides Wireless Certification services for RFID, WLAN, Public Service, Satellite, Industrial and Telecommunications manufacturers. Learn more about our Wireless Testing and Certification

Product Safety Testing and Certification
Product Safety Testing is an integral part of our one-stop shop. Washington Labs provides independent testing for product conformance to national and international standards, including CE Marking for compliance with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD 2014/35/EU). Learn more about our Product Safety Testing and Certification

Environmental Testing and Certification
Full Service Environmental Testing in Frederick, Maryland;  MIL-STD-810, DO-160, IEC 60068, Extreme Temperature, Humidity, Shock, Vibration, Salt Fog, Simultaneous Vibration & Temperature, Ingress Protection, Sand & Dust, Drop, Shipping, EMC, MIL-STD-461… Our Environmental Test services include testing to a wide range of standards or custom test requirements. Learn more about our Environmental Testing and Certification

Engineering Design, Test Plans and Procedures
Advisory Services, Test Plans and Procedures are integral parts of a successful compliance program. Learn more about our Advisory Services

Engineering Training
Washington Labs Academy – Engineering Training: Our design support dovetails with engineering training support under the Washington Laboratories Academy. Learn more about our Upcoming Training Courses, Webinars, Seminar & Events

WLL is a nationally recognized EMC/EMI Test Lab – FCC Test Lab – RF Test Lab: We are an ANAB accredited organization, and an ACIL award winner.

iNARTE Test Center

American National Standards (ANSI)

American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL)

Industry Canada Testing and Certification

European Commission Notified Body (NB1317)

Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM)

FCC Testing and Certification

CE Mark Testing

ANAB Accredited Laboratory

Washington Laboratories has over 139 years of combined experience in design, engineering and training expertise.

Washington Labs Integrated Services provide:

  • Expert and timely solutions for Product Testing and Approvals and Wireless Certifications.

  • Particular experience in FCC Part 15, 90, 95, 22, 24, ETSI, EN standards for International and Domestic Regulatory Services for the EMC Directive.

  • Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Machinery Directive, Noise Directive, RoHS Directive, WEEE Directive, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive (R&TTE), CISPR, IEC 1000.

  • Proven capabilities for Aerospace and Military Standard EMC, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-285, MIL-STD-810 & DO-160 for NASA, Army, Air Force and Navy procurements.

  • Environmental compliance testing to include Vibration, Shock (2 displacement), Temperature (-73C to 200°C), Salt Fog, Humidity, Altitude (to 100,000 ft), Transit Drop (Packaged and Unpackaged), Immersion, Combined Vibration and Temperature.

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WLL is an authority on global compliance, helping customers to market quickly with cutting-edge design techniques and professional engineering support.

From compliance testing to problem-solving to approvals…we have the engineering professionals to assist you in getting your products to market faster:

  • From engineering and technical help to test plan to product review, or from test suite to full report – Washington Labs’ compliance testing process ensures that your compliance needs will be met.
  • Whether it’s CE marking, MIL-STD testing, wireless or NRTL approvals, emissions or immunity – whatever your testing needs – we have the expertise and facilities to help you get your products to market faster.

Washington Laboratories 25th Anniversary
Over 25 years of serving the Technology Community with Testing, Engineering & Training.