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Independent cable testing and inspection services

Responding to a growing need in the cable industry for independent cable testing and inspection services, the Cable Lab was born out of Eland Cables' in-house quality assurance department. Following years of investment in our laboratory and qualified personnel, the Cable Lab secured its UKAS accreditation to ISO 17025, confirming the competence and impartiality of its results. This allows Eland Cables to test third-party cables as well as our own.

Our independent cable testing and inspection services are regularly used by some of the most quality-conscious cable users including Network Rail and leading electronic companies requiring full certainty of the compliance of their cables with the relevant approvals, standards and regulatory requirements.

Our technical engineers are also available for site visits to carry out onsite cable inspections to help you identify existing or potential issues, as well as to advise on possible solutions. We have vast experience in finding solutions for some of the most demanding industries including rail, oil & gas, and aerospace, as well as with specific applications such as fire performance.

Our range of cable testing and inspection services covers British, European and international cable standards. We also test for compliance with RoHS, Reach and country-specific requirements such as SONCAP for deliveries to Nigeria.

The expert technical staff and high-end facilities at the Cable Lab were excellent and very impressive. The cable testing process itself was exhaustive and provided us with the independent assessment report we needed. The level of expertise and service in their UKAS-accredited facility puts them at the forefront of UK cable testing and inspection services."

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About Eland Cables

About Eland Cables

Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.


Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.

Expert tecHnical support

Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.

Complete Cable Solutions

We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.


The Cable Lab®

UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory

About Eland Cables

The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.

For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.

Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.