Calcoast- ITL
Services

Calcoast-ITL specializes in compliance testing to numerous regulations and specifications for lighting and high visibility products.

When applicable, the test measurements are traceable to NIST standards. The following is a list of services Calcoast-ITL offers:

Photometry & Colorimetry

Automotive Lighting (Federally Regulated)
Headlamps, Rear Combination Lamps, Stop Lamps, Tail Lamps, Turn Signal Lamps, Sidemarker/Clearance Lamps, Reversing (Backup) Lamps, License Plate Lamps, Reflex Reflectors.

Standards

Automotive Lighting (Not Federally Regulated)

Fog Lamps, Auxiliary Lower Beams, Auxiliary Upper Beams, Cornering Lamps.

Standards

Emergency Warning Lighting

Directional, 360, Rotators, Strobes, Incandescent, LEDs, Full & Partial Lightbars.

Standards

Roadway Safety

Barricade Warning Lamps (ITE Purchase Specification)
Bicycle Reflectors (CPSC)
Traffic Signal Lamps (ITE Purchase Specification)
Emergency Warning Triangles (FMVSS 125, SAE J774)
Slow-Moving Vehicle Emblems (ANSI/ASAE S276.5, SAE J943)
Reflective Pavement Markers (ASTM D4280, D4383, CaDOT, TxDOT, VaDOT)
Reflective Sheeting (ASTM D4956, LS300C, USPS-S-1087H)
Safety Garments (ANSI 107, NFPA 1971)
Construction Equipment (Traffic Cones, Arrow Boards, Temporary Signage)
Standards

Bulb Characterization

Optical Characterization (Luminous Flux, Luminous Intensity)
Filament Location (Accurate Rating, Production Rating)
Electrical Characterization (Current, Power)
Durability (Accelerated Life, Production Life)

Mechanical

Vibration - Mechanical (SAE J577)
Vibration - Electro-Dynamic (Sinusoidal, 2100 lbs. max / Random, 1450 lbs. max, 1 in. pp max displacement, 5-3000Hz, 100g max acceleration)
Abrasion (FMVSS 108)
Flashers
Durability (SAE J595, J845, J1318)
Impact (Ball Drop, Impact Hammer, Drop)
Tensile/Compressive Load (0 - 10000 lbs.)
Scrub / Abrasion (FED-STD-141, ASTM D2486)

Environmental

Temperature (-73C to +177C, cycling and constant)
Humidity (20% to 99%)
Dust (SAE J575, J2139)
Rainfall Photometric Performance (LS300, EN471)
Water Spray (SAE J575, J2139)
Salt Fog Corrosion (ASTM B117)
Accelerated Weathering (Xenon Arc, Carbon Arc)
Chemical Resistance (FMVSS 108)

Consultation / Legal

Failure Analysis
Training
Regulatory Advice
Expert Witness & Testimony

 

 

 


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