Testing - articles

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    The hydrogen potential

    Hydrogen is a promising renewable alternative to natural gas. Kiwa offers knowledge, expertise, research and testing.

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    Capturing and capitalizing the power of the sun

    Next to being one of the most important sustainable energy solutions, solar energy offers great business opportunities. Kiwa helps solar manufacturers to increase the quality of products and investors decrease and mitigate risks to improve their return on investment.

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    Rock-solid equipment for rock mechanics testing

    When digging tunnels or excavating mines, soil and rock mechanics suddenly become a key consideration. Trilab in Brisbane, Australia, part of Kiwa Group’s Intega family, leads the way with state-of-the-art triaxial testing equipment.

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    Testing keeps hackers out of your kitchen

    Internet of Things (IoT) puts the world at bigger risk of cyber crime or just simple malfunction. Testing and certification is of utmost importance to keep our connected devices safe.

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    Ultrasonic testing in Nordic region's longest railway tunnel

    Kiwa has performed an NDT inspection with ultrasound on the rail joints of the Nordic region's longest railway tunnel. This 22 km long new modern high speed railway line called Follobanen, is located between Norway's capital Oslo and the town of Ski.

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    Making the invisible visible: uncovering groundwater with data

    Almost all of the world’s liquid freshwater – about 90 percent – is hidden under the ground. However, the water supply is under pressure; we need huge volumes of water to keep people healthy and run today’s economy. Therefore it's important to remember groundwater is a limited resource.

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    Assuring safe utilization of electrolysers to accelerate green hydrogen production

    Green hydrogen can facilitate the global energy transition, enhancing the potential of renewable energy and its demand is rising worldwide. To grow confidence in the market, uncertainties and hazards must be reduced. And that is where Kiwa kicks in.

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    In-house analysis leads to quicker lab results

    Many compliance checks involve chemical testing – checking samples taken on-site to make sure they meet regulations. The Kiwa Analytical Chemical Lab provides the experts and equipment needed.

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    Get started certifying your IoT products

    As of 1 August 2024, all smart devices have to meet minimum cyber security requirements. That means manufacturers still have two years to get their products tested and certified. “But don't wait too long,” warns Sabyne van Mourik from Kiwa. “We are talking about a huge number of IoT products.”

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