Technical services

At our UKAS Accredited Laboratory (1286) we have the capacity to test a large range of luminaires from general domestic luminaires to emergency luminaires. Our expert engineers and technicians can test to more than 200 lighting standards, to ensure your product is safe and compliant or to support any technical needs

From the moment we receive your testing samples we assure you a personalised service from start to finish. With the support of our Operations and Certification teams, your experience with the LIA Laboratory will always be of the highest standard.

Performance testing

Our state of the art photometry equipment combined with our expert team of photometry engineers make us the number one choice for all of your luminaire performance measurement requirements.

With our impressive LMT Type C Far Field Goniophotometer and Bentham Far Field Goniophotometer we are able to measure and provide IES & LDT Files for:

  • Luminous intensity distribution
  • Beam Angle
  • Luminous Flux
  • Unified Glare Ratio (UGR)

With our 1.8m and two 1.0m Integrating Spheres we are able to measure:

  • Lumen Output
  • Correlated Colour Temperature (CCT)
  • Colour Rendering Index (CRI)
  • Flicker
  • Colour Uniformity
  • Photopic and Scotopic Ratios
  • Lumens per watt

We also have the equipment to test UV & Blue light Measurements (Photobiological safety).

Safety testing

With our purpose built facility we are able to offer (but not limited to) the following services:

  • Fire Safety Testing (TPa and TPb)
  • Ingress Protection Testing ranging from IP2X to IPX8 using our advanced IP Rig
  • Shade Endurance
  • Street and Floodlight Testing
  • Lamp Holder Testing
  • Lighting Chain Testing
  • General Luminaire testing to UK and IEC Standards
  • Track Lighting Testing
  • Impact Testing up to IK10 to ensure your product is durable
  • Flammability Testing (Needle flame & Glow wire)
  • Control Gear Testing
  • LED Lamp Testing
  • Emergency Luminaire Testing
  • LED Module Testing