Metal Oxide Varistor (MOV’s) – New Tests Required

Some equipment has small components inside for surge suppression – you know, for lightning strikes and the like. These little devices sit happily on the circuit board of your equipment doing you know, not a lot, until the day the lightning strikes the supply mains. Then they jump into action and divert the surge voltage.. read more →

27 Feb 2015
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Our New Website and Services

Welcome to our new refreshed website for 2013. The reason for the change is to allow us to launch our “cloud based” file storage solution and let you see our other new services. As you can see there is a new feature called the “QEC Secure Client Login”. Many of our clients move locations, change.. read more →

18 Jun 2013
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Approval Certificates held in the name of the Manufacturer

Lately we are experiencing many situations where the overseas owner of an approval certificate fails to renew it before expiry leaving Australian importers with unapproved stock on hand. Although there may be cost advantages to have your “brand” and “model numbers” added to the factory owned approval certificate, there are considerable risks involved with this.. read more →

06 Jun 2013
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LED Luminaires, Bulbs and Strings

LED Luminaires, bulbs and strings If you import LED luminaires or bulbs or decorative strings (Xmas tree lights) then there are particular steps you must take to ensure your equipment complies with regulations and approvals before it is sold.   LED Drivers (control gear) Although LED drivers resemble a standard power supply / transformer they.. read more →

05 Jun 2013
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