Testing Services

IVAT caters to the needs of the electrical energy sectors in Malaysia.

Ensure the Reliability of Your High Voltage Equipment Through Accredited Testing Services


Our testing laboratory is about 5 stories high (25 meters), with a floor area of around 400 meters square (20 meters by 20 meters). The largest access to the laboratory is a 5 meters wide and 10 meters high automatic vertically folded door. Within the floor area, a 20 tonnes crane is available to move things around.

Testing Equipment

We are equipped mainly with a 280 kV AC / DC HV generation and measurement set (for withstand test and equipped with a wet testing modular), a 2 MV impulse generation and a partial discharge measurement system (equipped with oil filled termination for cables).

Special Tests

Special tests will be considered upon request and technical reviews will be done prior to quotations. Requests for research purposes will be considered with possible cost exemption upon an agreement / understanding between the laboratory and potential universities.

Accredited Scope

  • Power cable AC voltage withstand test from 2 kV to 180 kV at 50 Hz.

Quality Policy Statement of IVAT’s Calibration Laboratory (SAMM 709)

  • IVAT shall maintain and continuously improve a Quality Management System to assure the quality of the testing results.
  • IVAT is committed to world class practices of quality in high voltage testing services.
  • IVAT is committed to provide customers with world class standard of services.
  • IVAT is committed to implement MS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 principles in its testing activities.
  • IVAT’s management is committed to comply with the MS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and to continually improve the effectiveness of the management system.
  • IVAT will assure all personnel who are involved with testing services are familiar with the quality documentation and implement all policies and procedures in their works.
  • IVAT does not provide any statement of conformity in its testing reports.
  • IVAT is committed to impartiality for its laboratory’s activities and continuously assure the protection of customer’s confidential information and propriety rights with staff declarations made at least once a year.

Contact Us

For requesting testing services and other inquiries.

Ir. Ts. Dr. Mohd Hafizi Ahmad

  • Email: mohdhafizi@utm.my
  • Tel: +60 7 533 4017

Norhidayu Bakrin

  • Email: hidayu@utm.my
  • Tel: +60 7 553 5615

Testing Request



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