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Test Method: SATRA TM242

Luggage corner impact strength - drop test

September 2008

SCOPE

This test method is intended to determine the impact strength of loaded luggage. The method is applicable to all luggage (suitcases, bags, briefcases, holdalls, rucksacks etc).

PRINCIPLE

The luggage is loaded with contents of defined mass distributed as evenly as possible. After loading, the luggage is dropped twice onto each of its eight corners from a defined height. Any damage that has occurred is assessed visually on each corner after each individual drop. When the test is completed the whole product and any accessories are assessed visually for damage.

REFERENCES

This Test Method does not reference any additional Standards or Test Methods.

HISTORY

First issued June 2007. Revised September 2008.

AVAILABILITY

This test method is available to members and non-members.

PRICE (ex. VAT)

  • Members: £65
  • Non-members: £195

TYPE

USAGES

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