Base Test – Static For Flip Arm Office Chair

- Aug 04, 2018-

Base Test – Static


Testing was performed per ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2017, Appendix C.


Notes: 

The casters were removed from their stems; each stem was then re-inserted into the base.

2,500 lb. load was to be applied twice and held for 1 minute each time. See Photo for set up.

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Specimen

Load(lbs)

Time

Observations

1

2500

60

No   sudden and major change in structural integrity.


2500

60

No   sudden and major change in structural integrity.

Requirement: There shall be no sudden and major change in the structural integrity of the base. The center column may not touch the test platform during the load applications.