BIFMA Vertical/Horizontal Arm Strength Test - Static

General Purpose Office Equipment >> BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Arm Strength Test

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests

Section 12 – Arm Strength Test – Vertical – Static

  • Chair is secured to test platform
  • Device is affixed to arm so that load is initially applied to apparent weakest point forward of backrest.
  • Functional load of 169 lbs. is applied for 1 minute.
  • Proof load of 253 lbs. is applied for 15 second.

 

Section 13 – Arm Strength Test – Horizontal – Static

  • Chair is secured to test platform
  • Device is affixed to arm so that load is applied through apparent weak point of arm
  • Functional load of 100 lbs. is applied for 1 minute.
  • Proof load of 150 lbs. is applied for 15 second.

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