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Monday, July 27 2020 - 09:05
Volkswagen Group Officially Grants UL Extended Approval as an External Testing Laboratory
KREFELD, Germany, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

- UL laboratory in Germany listed for emission chamber testing according to PV 

UL's materials testing laboratory in Krefeld, Germany, has been approved as an 
external laboratory for emission testing according to PV 3942 for Volkswagen 
component validation. PV 3942 tests the emission behavior of parts, components 
and semi-finished products for vehicle interiors.

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The materials testing laboratory in Krefeld is already approved by the 
Volkswagen Group to perform environmental, surface, mechanical, burning 
behavior, media resistance and textile testing for selected interior and 
exterior parts and components.

"This extended approval from Volkswagen is for chamber testing according to PV 
3942, including chemical analysis combined with odor assessment," explained 
Thomas Wagner, Ph.D., automotive business manager in UL's Material and Supply 
Chain Division. "UL continuously works on expanding its approvals for emission 
and other performance testing requirements according to Volkswagen's and other 
automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) test standards," Wagner 
added. The certified test standards can be found in the Volkswagen supplier 
portal, where UL is listed as an approved laboratory.

The materials testing center in Krefeld offers a unique set of all-inclusive 
services. With highly specialized testing laboratories, modern test methods and 
comprehensive material databases, the Materials and Supply Chain division of UL 
supports automotive manufacturers and Tier suppliers from product concept stage 
to early product development through to final Part Production Approval Process 
(PPAP) for an optimized time-to-market.

For more information on UL's automotive materials testing capabilities, visit:

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