04.05.2015 - 07.05.2015 — Hall: 3.1 Stand: J 27
West Yorkshire Materials Testing Service (WYMTS) is a public Test House which is part of the Scientific Services Division of West Yorkshire Joint Services.
WYMTS was founded in July 1990 and has established itself as a worldwide testing organisation for testing of textiles, clothing, upholstered furniture and protective clothing.
The laboratories are accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) with over 100 tests on the schedule of accreditation.
WYMTS also has Notified Body approval for CE Certification uner Regulation 14 of the Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/2144).
WYMTS carries out EC type examination and certification for PPE to comply with the requirements of the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC under Articles 10 and 11A.
The main areas of PPE which we test and certify are:-
Clothing for protection against heat and flame
Clothing for protection against mechanical risks
Hand and arm protection
Technologist employed by WYMTS are actively involved in standards committees relating to the protective clothing and upholstered furniture
West Yorkshire Materials Testing Service is a testing house which is actively engaged in testing a wide range of textile products, upholstery products and protective clothing.
The main areas of testing activity are as follows:-
Testing of the following products:-
Bedcovers & Pillows
Aircraft Interior Fabrics
Motor Vehicle Interior Fabrics
ISO 11612 : 2008 Clothing for protection against heat and flame
ISOI 11611 : 2007 Protective Clothing for Welders
ISO 14116 : 2008 Protection against heat and flame – Limited Flame Spread
EN 388 : 2003 Protective Gloves – Mechanical Risks
EN 407 : 2004 Protective Gloves – Thermal Risks
EN 12477 : 2001 Protective Gloves for Welders
EN 471 : 2003 High Visibility Clothing
EN 469 : 2005 Protective Clothing for Firefighters
EN 15614 : 2005 Wildland Firefighters clothing
EN 13911 : 2004 Protective Hoods for Firefighters