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Do you have questions? Seth Setzer, 828-327-7000 ext. 4449
Do you have questions? Cody Whitener, 828-327-7000 ext 4490

ANSI / BIFMA General Purpose Office Equipment Testing

Manufacturing Solutions Center is currently capable of testing to the following ANSI / BIFMA test methods:

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Back Strength Testing

  • Section 5 - Back Strength Test – Type I & II - Static
  • Section 5 - Back Strength – Type III – Static

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Back Strength Testing

  • Section 6 – Back Strength Test – Type III – Static

BIFMA X5.1-2017: Drop Test – Dynamic – Static

  • Section 7 - Drop Test – Dynamic – Static

BIFMA X5.1-2017: Swivel Test – Cyclic

  • Section 8 – Swivel Test – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017: Tilt Mechanism Test - Cyclic

  • Section 9 – Tilt Mechanism Test – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Seating Durability – Cyclic

  • Section 10 – Seating Durability Tests – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Front or Rear Stability

  • Section 11 – Stability Test - Part A – Rear Stability
  • Part B – Front Stability

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Vertical Test

  • Section 12 – Arm Strength Test – Vertical – Static

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Horizontal Test

  • Section 13 – Arm Strength Test – Horizontal – Static

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Backrest Durability Type I

  • Section 14 – Backrest Durability Test – Type I – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Backrest Durability Type II & III

  • Section 15 – Backrest Durability – Type II & III – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Caster/Chair Base Durability

  • Section 16 – Caster / Chair Base Durability Test – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Leg Strength Test

  • Section 17 – Leg Strength Test – Front & Side Application

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Footrest Static Load – Vertical

  • Section 18 – Footrest Static Load Tests – Vertical

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Footrest Durability

  • Section 19 – Footrest Durability Test – Vertical Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 Tests: Arm Durability Cyclic

  • Section 20 – Arm Durability Test – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 - Chairs with Manually Adjustable Seat

  • Section 21 – Out Stop Test for Chairs with Manually Adjustable Seat Depth

BIFMA X5.1-2017 - Tablet Arm Chair Static Load Tests

  • Section 22 – Tablet Arm Chair Static Load Test

BIFMA X5.1-2017 - Load Ease – Cyclic

  • Section 23 – Tablet Arm Chair Load Ease – Cyclic

BIFMA X5.1-2017 - Structural Durability

  • Section 24 – Structural Durability Test - Cyclic

 

If there is a test you require that is not listed, please call our Product Development Specialists: Seth Setzer at 828.327.7000 x 4449 or e-mail: Seth Setzer or Cody Whitener at 828.327.7000 x 4490 or email: Cody Whitener