Technical testing and analysis

71.20
Technical testing and analysis
This class includes the performance of physical, chemical and other analytical testing of all types of materials and products, such as:
  • acoustics and vibration testing
  • testing of composition and purity of minerals etc.
  • testing activities in the field of food hygiene, including veterinary testing and control in relation to food production
  • testing of physical characteristics and performance of materials, such as strength, thickness, durability, radioactivity etc.
  • qualification and reliability testing
  • performance testing of complete machinery: motors, automobiles, electronic equipment etc.
  • radiographic testing of welds and joints
  • failure analysis
  • testing and measuring of environmental indicators: air and water pollution etc.
- certification of products, including consumer goods, motor vehicles, aircraft, pressurised containers, nuclear plants etc.
- periodic road-safety testing of motor vehicles
- testing with use of models or mock-ups (e.g. of aircraft, ships, dams etc.)
- operation of police laboratories
Product origin and quality assessment activities
This class excludes:
- testing of animal specimens, see 75.00
- diagnostic imaging, testing and analysis of medical and dental specimens, see 86