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Testing of seating furniture, upholstered furniture, tables, cabinets

Double alternating bending test rig

Double test rig for chair testing

Carrying out seat and backrest tests, side-to-side and armrest tests according to EN 1335, EN 581-2, EN 1728, BIFMA X5.1, BIFMA X5.4, BIFMA X6.5, BS 5459; Calmar one

Technical data:

  • 1 PLC control unit, mounted on the rear of the seat backrest unit
  • 1 test cylinder for backrest load up to 1500 N
  • 1 test cylinder for the seat load unit up to 2500 N
  • 2 test cylinders for side-to-side and armrest loading up to 1500 N
Alternating bending test rig for seat and back rest

Alternating bending test rig PLC - seat and back rest

Alternating bending test rig for seating furniture

Performance of seat and back rest test:

  • seat/back rest load acc. to BIFMA X5.1, EN 581-2, EN 1335, EN 1728, BS 5459

Technical data:

  • PLC controller "Calmar I"; number of cycles and cycle time can be set arbitrarily; parameterization via touch display
  • 1 test axis for backrest testing up to 1200N
  • 1 text axis for seat loading up to 1600N

Test rig for car seats

Test rig for car seats

Test rig for vertical und horizontal test of car seats. 1 electromechanical actuator, without loading pads, including force sensor. Test procedure supported by comprehensive software.

Technical Data:

  • 3 incremental position sensors for all linear axis (X, Y and Z)
  • Maximum load: 5000N
  • Maximum stroke: 200mm
Universal linear module with EDC

Universal linear module

Universal linear module for cabinets, furniture casters, drawers units and components, and doors

  • Tests on drawers, cabinet doors, castor wheels, X-bases, sliding doors according to EN 1727, EN1335, EN 14074, EN 68885 and BIFMA X5.1
  • Threshold tests according to ES 1038
  • Height-adjustable servo-electrical linear module with electrical lifting system
  • Test loads up to 1000 N, on request
  • Stroke  up to 1500 mm, on request
  • Test speed up to 1.6m/s, on request
  • Number of cycles and cycle times can be set arbitrarily
  • Extensive testing and evaluation software
  • high-precision EDC control
  • Including selection of clamping materials
Alternating bending test rig

Alternating bending test rig

Alternating bending test rig for seating furniture and upholstery

  • testing of seat and back rest according to EN 1335, EN 581-2-3, EN 1728, DIN 68878, BIFMA X5.1, NEN 1812
  • basic test frame with crosshead, that is height-adjustable by electric motor
  • can be equipped with 2 load-controlled or load- and position-controlled pneumatic test axes with 2 load cells 5kN
  • test loads up to 1500 / 2500 / 4500N (depending on the test axis)
  • extensive testing and evaluation software with visualisations
  • supply terminal for 2 test axes
  • moveable support for supply terminal, PC, keyboard and screen
  • large range of clamping elements and loading pads included
Alternating bending test rig for arm rest tests

Alternating bending test rig for arm rest tests

Alternating bending test rig for arm rest tests

  • test rig for alternating bending tests of arm rests according to EN in 1335, EN in 1728, EN 581-2, 
    DIN 4551, BIFMA X5.1 and BSI/BS 5459
  • base test frame with electromotive height adjustment of the traverse member
  • equippable with 2 strength-regulated or strength-regulated and road-regulated actuators (pneumatic test axes), 2 load cells
  • test forces to 1500N / 2500N (according to actuator module)
  • part of the test stand is our extensive testing and evaluation software with visualisation
  • umfangreiche Prüf- und Auswertesoftware mit Visualisierung
  • supply terminal for 2 test axes
  • Framework for supply terminal, PC, keyboard and screen, moveable
  • including set of fixing elements for the specimens and load pads for arm rest with cardanic clamping connection
Double test rig

Double test rig

Double test rig for alternating bending tests on seating furniture, upholstery, and interlocking chairs

  •  testing of seat, back and arm rests, and side to side testing according to EN 1335, EN 581-2-3, EN 1728, DIN 68878, BIFMA X5.1
  • basic test frame with crosshead, that is height-adjustable by electric motor
  • can be equipped with 4 load-controlled or load- and position-controlled pneumatic test axes with 4 load cells 5kN
  • test loads up to 1500/2500/4500N (depending on the test axis)
  • extensive testing and evaluation software with visualisations
  • supply terminal for 5 test axes
  • moveable support for supply terminal, PC, keyboard and screen
  • large range of clamping elements and loading pads included
Swivel test rig

Swivel test rig

Swivel tests on seating furniture and furniture casters

  • testing of casters, x-bases, substructures and gas springs on seating furniture according to DIN 4551, EN1335, NEN 1812 and BIFMA 5.1
  • equipped with 1 load-controlled pneumatic test axis, load cell 5kN and 1 electromotive rotation axis test
  • loads up to 1500N
  • extensive testing and evaluation software with visualisations
  • supply terminal for 2 test axes
  • moveable support for supply terminal, PC, keyboard and screen
  • easy-lock-clamping for x-base and pressure piece
Drop test rig

Drop test rig

Drop test rig for impact loading of seating furniture, upholstery and tables

  • testing of seat and back rest of seating furniture and upholstery, as well as tables according to EN 527-3, EN 581-2, EN 1728, DIN 4551, DIN 68878, BIFMA X5.1 und X5.5, BS 5459 und NEN 1812
  • basic test frame with crosshead, that is height-adjustable by electric motor, and drop test module
  • drop test rig is position-controlled with drop heights between 1 and 500mm
  • several standardised drop weights between 9.1kg and 136kg, and seat impactor are included with the basic test rig
  • large range of clamping elements
  • central test rig controller is required
  • optional: acceleration sensor for the determination of depth suspension according to EN 581-2
Universal test field

Universal test field

Universal test field for alternating bending tests on seating furniture, upholstery, and tables

  • testing of seat, seat back, arm rests and side to side test on seat and upholstery furniture as well as horizontal and vertical testing of tables in accordance to current standards, e.g. EN 1335-3, EN 581-2-3, EN1728, EN 527-3 and BIFMA X5.1
  • integrated  drop testing and testing of casters on seat furniture acc. to EN 1335, EN 68878, EN 1728, DIN 4551, DIN 4545,  EN 581-2, BIFMA X5.1, refer to article 40-920-182 
  • standard test frame dimensions of 2400x2400x2000or 3600x2400x2000 (width x length x height in mm) arbitrarily extendable, modifiable
  • traverses with axes are mounted on roller bearings and  can be freely positioned
  • variably equippable with any number of load-controlled or load/position-controlled pneumatic test axes with 5kN load cells Test loads till 1500N / 2500N / 4500N (according to dimension of the test axis)
  • test stand with our extensive testing and evaluation software and visualization
  • supply terminal for 5 test axes for central compressed air and power connection, with moveble framework for PC/TFTunit
  • including load pads and set of fixing elements for various specimens
Displacement test rig for tables

Displacement test rig for tables

Displacement test rig for vertical and horizontal testing of tables and desks

  • Displacement test rig for vertical and horizontal testing of tables according to EN527-3, EN581-2-3, EN1730, BIFMA X5.1 load or load/position controlle
  • 4 test axes for horizontal table testing, 1 test axis for vertical table testingr
  • the test axes each have their own controllers assembled in the immediate vicinity, which are operated from a PC via CAN-bus and work synchronised
  • they are supplied via a central supply terminal, which can carry up to 5 pneumatic test axes
  • Central supply terminal and PC can be positioned on a separate framework
  • via a USB interface on the PC the data, control commands and software settings are transmitted via the central supply terminal to the pneumatic test axes
  • part of the test stand is our extensive testing and evaluation software for the system software Windows 2000 or XP
  • 1 Framework for supply terminal, PC, keyboard and screen, moveable
Integrated controller – supply terminal

Integrated controller – supply terminal

Integrated controller with testing and evaluation software (supply terminal)

  • arbitrary number of furniture testing modules can be connected
  • simultaneous processing of 5 different actuators (pneumatic test axes) with different testing tasks and parameters is possible
  • extensive testing and evaluation software
  • testing procedure can be set arbitrarily
  • visualisation of testing results with automatic logging
Alternating bending test rig PLC – seats

Alternating bending test rig PLC – seats

Alternating bending test rig for seating furniture

  • side to side testing of seats according to EN 1335, EN 1728, EN 581-2 und BIFMA X5.1
  • PLC controller "Calmar I"; number of cycles and cycle time can be set arbitrarily
  • Basic test frame with portal frame
  • 2 cylinders, test load up to 1600N
  • different fastening elements
  • loading pads
Portal drop test rig PLC

Portal drop test rig PLC

Portal drop test rig for seating furniture, tables, upholstery, beds

  • testing of chairs, stools, tables, beds acc. to BIFMA X5.1, BIFMA X6.1, EN 581-2, EN747-2, EN 1728, EN 1730, ISO 7173, EN 12520, EN 14072
  • PLC controller "Calmar I"; number of cycles and cycle time can be set arbitrarily
  • moveable testing portal for carrying a drop tester
  • manually by crank operated stroke systems to height adjustment of the cross traverse
  • 1 drop tester stroke controlled (max. 136 kg and 500 mm drop height)
  • large range of clamping elements and loading pads optionally
Table test stand PLC

Table test stand PLC

Test field for horizontal and vertical table testing, testing of cabinets

  • Testing of tables, horizontal and vertical load application; e.g. according to EN 527, EN 581-3, EN 1729, EN 1730, EN 12521, DIN EN 14074, DIN 68885; 3 cylinders
  • PLC controller "Calmar I"; number of cycles and cycle time can be set arbitrarily
  • box frame 2400x2400
  • centralized pressurized air connection with air conditioning unit consisting of filtering systems, pressurized air distributor and switch-on-valv
  • equipped with 2 cylinders for horizontal load appication, load up to 1000N
  • equipped with 1 cylinder for vertical load application, test load up to 2500N
  • can be equipped with 4 cylinders in total
  • different loading pads
3D-measuring station for seating furniture

Measuring station

3D-measuring station for seating furniture

  •  determination of geometry/ ergonomics of seating furniture before and after long-term tests according to EN 1335,
  • EN 1728, EN 1729, EN 581-2-3, EN 13761, DIN 68878 and BIFMA X5.1
  • pneumatic lifting cylinder unit for simple positioning of the seat loading pad
  • 3 digital measuring systems
  • standardised seat loading pad according to EN 1335 and DIN 4551 with 64kg weight
  • simple determination of the point “S” on the back rest and of the point “A” on the seat with 2 laser pointers
  • optional: laser extensometer with stand for determining distances and differences on seating furniture
Universal testing machine for furniture components

Universal testing machine for furniture components

Universal testing machine for tests on furniture components, and materials

  • tests on X-bases, swivel joints, gas springs, foamed materials, plastic parts, cover fabrics
  • dimensions 1000x1000x1900 (width x length x height)
  • protective glazing
  • maximum test load 20kN
  • extensive testing and evaluation software with visualisation
Testing machine for foamed materials

Testing machine for foamed materials

Special testing machine for foamed materials in seating furniture and upholsteries

  • determination of indentation hardness, and compression strength and deformation characteristics
  • automatic calculation of characteristic values and graphic representation
  • can be installed into a test field or used as desktop machine
  • maximum test load 5kN
  • different loading pads
Pendulum stroke test

Pendulum stroke test

Pendulum stroke testing for seating furniture and tables

  • determination of deflection, impact, absorption and damping, with graphic representation in a travel-time-diagram according to EN 581, EN 716, EN 1130,  EN 1153,  prEN 518, EN 1728 , EN 12221, EN 12227,  EN 12727,  ENV1178
  • automatic calculation of the characteristics S1, S2, D, K and S1k
  • test rig can be installed into any test field or free-standing
  • floating axle is height-adjustable up to 2000 mm above ground
  • different pendulum hammers can be installed due to simple clamping system with quick clamping system
  • impact height can be determined precisely by 1° due to the integrated angular scale
Test portal for drop tests

Test portal for drop tests

Moveable drop test stand for impact loading on seating furniture, upholsteries, tables and beds

  • Drop test rig for individual tests on chairs, tables, upholstery, mattresses, beds and other furniture according to BIFMA X5.1, ISO 7173, EN 1335, BS 5459
  • test portal moveable with a clear height of 2000mm
  • drop test rig position-controlled with a drop height of 1-770mm
  • test is carried out automatically by a PLC after the parameters are set
  • several standardised drop weights between 9.1kg and 136kg, and seat impactor are included with the basic test rig
 
 

 
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