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  • BS ISO 7176-8:2014

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    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2014

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Requirements
    5 Test apparatus
    6 Preparation of the test wheelchair
    7 Sequence of tests
    8 Test methods for static strength
    9 Test methods for impact strength
    10 Fatigue tests
    11 Evaluation of test results
    12 Test report
    Annex A (informative) - Principles applied to derive
            static test loads
    Annex B (informative) - Design considerations
    Annex C (informative) - Derivation of pendulum swing
            angle for castor and foot support impact tests
    Annex D (informative) - Calculation of pendulum centre
            of percussion

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines requirements for static, impact, and fatigue strength of wheelchairs including scooters and the test methods for determining whether the requirements have been met.

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    Committee CH/173/1
    Development Note Supersedes 96/561463 DC. (07/2005) Supersedes 13/30290367 DC. (12/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ISO 845:2006 Cellular plastics and rubbers Determination of apparent density
    ISO 7176-15:1996 Wheelchairs Part 15: Requirements for information disclosure, documentation and labelling
    ISO 7176-22:2014 Wheelchairs Part 22: Set-up procedures
    ISO 7176-7:1998 Wheelchairs — Part 7: Measurement of seating and wheel dimensions
    ISO 2439:2008 Flexible cellular polymeric materials Determination of hardness (indentation technique)
    ISO 7176-11:2012 Wheelchairs — Part 11: Test dummies
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