BIFMA 5.1 Furniture Testing Equipment Chair Swivel Testing Machine
Swivel Durability Tester is used for seating furniture, with load pad and accessories for the fixing of the chair,acc. to DIN 4551, EN 1335, NEN 1812 and BIFMA 5.1.
It is used for office chairs, stools, gas springs, tested units are subjected either to the entire test procedureprescribed by the standards or to selected individual tests.
The test axes each have their own controllers assembled in the immediate vicinity, which are operated froma Touch panel and controlled by PLC.
This test applies to all types of chairs with a swivel seat.
Purpose of Test: This machine is designed to evaluate the ability of a chair to withstand stresses and wear caused by repeated swiveling.
According to test Standard: BIFMA X5.1-2002, Test No. 9
1. Applicability: This test applies to all types of chairs with a swivel seat.
Purpose of Test: this machine is designed to evaluate the ability of a chair to withstand stresses and wear caused by repeated swiveling.
2. Machine Mechanism:
* Loading weight : 102kg (225lb)
* Cycle rate: 5 ~ 15 rotations per minute.
* Test cycle: 120,000 times.
* Counter: 999,999
* Loading weight is adjustable.
DIN 4551, EN 1335, NEN 1812, BIFMA X5.1, BSI/BS 5459, EN 581-2
# 1 test frame
# 1 swivel test rig, driven electrically
# 1 actuator load controlled, piston diameter 80mm, piston stroke 500mm, 2500N
# 1 load pad, diameter 200mm in acc. to DIN EN 1335 with cardanic clamping connection
# 1 range of standard fixing elements
# 1 load cell 5kN - 1 set of stops, clamps