The range of tests offered by Sopemea is as follows:
- Conducted emissions from DC to 400 MHz
- Radiated emissions: magnetic field between 0 Hz and 30 MHz and electric field between 10 kHz and 40 GHz. (Anechoic chamber and MSRC)
- Conducted susceptibility (BCI: 10 kHz - 500 MHz) up to 3 A
- Radiated susceptibility (10 kHz - 40 GHz) up to 30 kV/m
- Lightning Indirect Test (LIE)
- Lightning Direct Effect tests (LDE) with generator providing up to 200 kA
- Electrical tests on power supply networks ("on-board network")
- Electrostatic discharge tests
- Radiated and conducted nuclear electromagnetic pulse (NEMP) tests
- Radio tests
- DRAM tests (Electromagnetic radiation damage to weapons and ammunition)
- DREP measurement tests (Electromagnetic Radiation Hazards to Persons)
- Zt parameter measurement tests (transfer functions)
- Shielding effectiveness measurements (GAM-T20 and IEEE 299)
- Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) - contact AxesSim, our Electromagnetic Simulation Department
An exeptional range
of testing facilities
Sopemea has all the necessary equipment on one site to meet your EMC testing needs.
Sopemea can use semi-anechoic or reverberating chambers to conduct these tests. One of them is large enough to hold a vehicle (500 m³).
Our chambers are fitted with contiguous, insulated measurement rooms.
The utilities available (electrical power, 50Hz/60Hz/400Hz supply frequencies, water pressure and flow, etc.) allow these tests to be conducted on equipment in their usual operating conditions.
Sopemea is also the only private entity in Europe with a direct current effect lightning generator up to 200 kA. With a test area of 3 m x 2.5 m x 2.5 m, expandable on request, we are able to apply A, Ah, B, C and D waveforms alone or in combination. [Video Demo]
All external equipment of an aircraft or any military system can therefore be lightning qualified in the Sopemea laboratory in Toulouse. Thanks to the LG200k, it is also possible to evaluate the direct effects of lightning on any structural element: metallic or composite panels, windows, etc. _
You can watch the AeronewsTV report on the extension of our lightning generator in Toulouse:
We also have a mobile MSRC which allows us to carry out all types of tests directly on the customer's site. We can reach levels of over 6 kV/m in high field tests on the customer's site by this means. (Width: 5.5 m, Height: 5.2 m, Length: 6 m)
The available facilities (electrical power, 50Hz/60Hz/400Hz electrical network frequencies, hydraulic pressure and flow rate, etc.) allow these tests to be carried out on equipment in its operational conditions.
The tests are carried out by qualified engineers and technicians.
- RTCA/DO-160 all versions
- Eurocae/ED14 all versions
- Airbus: ABD0100.1.2; ABD0100.1.8...
- Boeing: D6-16050...
- Dassault: DGT
- MIL STD 461 / 462
- DEF STAN 59-411
- STANAG 4370
- NORMDEF 0301-1 and NORMDEF 0301-2
Directive EMC 2014/30/UE
Generic: IEC/NF EN 61000-6-1 / 61000-6-2 / 61000-6-3 / 61000-6-4...
- IEC/NF EN 55014-1/2 (Household electrical appliances)
- 55024 (ATI)
- 50155/50121-3-1/2 50121-4/5 (Railway)
- 61131 (Programmable logic controllers)
- 60945 (Navigation and radio communication equipment and systems)
- 61326-1 (Measuring or laboratory apparatus)
- 60601-1-2 (Electro-medical equipment)
- 301 489-1 + -x (EMC radio products)
- Measurements : IEC/NF EN
- 61000-3-2 (Harmonics)
- 61000-3-3 (Flickers)
- 55011 / 55022 / 55032
- CISPR 16-2-1 / CISPR 16-2-3
IEC/NF EN 61000-4-2 / 61000-4-3 / 61000-4-4 / 61000-4-5 / 61000-4-6 / 61000-4-8 / 61000-4-9 / 61000-4-11 / 61000-4-12 / 61000-4-16 / 61000-4-18 / 61000-4-29
DIRECTIVE RADIO (RED) 2014/53/UE
ETSI EN 300 328, ETSI EN 300 220, ETSI EN 300 330, ETSI EN 300 440, ETSI EN 301 893, ETSI, ETSI EN 301 413
LOW VOLTAGE DIRECTIVE 2014/35/UE
- IEC/NF/EN 60950 ; IEC/NF/EN 62368 : Information processing devices (computers, calculators, etc.).
- IEC/NF/EN 61010 : Measuring and regulation devices (test benches, laboratory devices, etc.)