SOFTECO dropping tower conforms to ECE-R 43 regulations
( Annex 3 :paragraphs 2.1, 2.2 and 3.1 ).
With the apparatus following tests can be made :
Dropping Test equipment
Supporting fixture for test pieces of 300x300 mm
for ball-impact tests. It conforms to ECE-R43 regulations.
(Annex 3, paragraphs 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199)
Hardened-steel ball of 227 g ∆ 38 conforms to
ECE-R43 regulations. (Annex 3, paragraph 188.8.131.52)
Hardened-steel ball of 2260 g ∆ 82 conforms to
ECE-R43 regulations. (Annex 3, paragraph 184.108.40.206)
Flat test piece support for head-form test
of 500x1100 mm test pieces. It conforms to
ECE-R43 regulations. (Annex 3, paragraph 3.1.3)
Spherical head-form made of laminated hardwood with “neck” and crossbeam conforms to ECE-R43 regulations (Annex 3, paragraph 3.1.1)
Replaceable felt cover conforms to ECE-R43 regulations (Annex 3, paragraph 3.1.1)
Support for mechanical strength tests according to EN 14449
Flat test piece support for tests according to EN 356.
Cover of the frame lifted with gas cylinder.
4-point bending, proxy test
The 4-point bending tester meets the requirements of the
European Standard EN 12150 – 2 Proxy test. It consists of
4-point bending tester
Boiling Kettle conforms to ECE - R43 regulations
( Annex 3 :par.5.1 ).
With the apparatus following tests can be made:
Pendulum Impact Tester
Pendulum impact tester is used to test single flat glass
panes for use in buildings. With the tester glass products
can be classified by performance under impact according
to EN 12600 : 2002.
The tester is constructed according to European standard EN 12600. It consists of
RADIUS METER is a digital meter measuring
the radius of curved glass.
Spring-loaded punch with ∅ 0,2 mm tip of hard metal
alloy For fragmentation test according to :
Impact test tools
4-point bending tester
strengthened glass for use in building
the effects of the edges
The 4-point bending tester meets the requirements of the European Standard EN 1288-3 :2000.
It consists of
This is a container to be used to determine the effects of
humidity on glass: bubbles, delamination and cloudiness
according to EN ISO 12543-4 and ECE R-43.
The test specimens are kept vertically over water
for two weeks in temperature of 50 -0, +2 °C and 100% RH.
The chamber is provided with 2 racks for glass samples.
a temperature sensor.
automatic temperature adjustment.
45 Kg Shot bag
Human body impactor: 45 kg shot bag
Human body impactor conforms to EN 14428
and ANSI Z97.1 tests.
50 Kg Soft Body Impactor
50 Kg Soft Body Impactor is used to test the resistance
to structural damage.
It conforms to:
Automatic Pummel tester
The Softeco pummel-tester is made to comply with EN 14449 – Laminated glass and laminated safety glass - Evaluation of conformity/Product standard. It can also be used for laminated automotive glass.
The test results are independent of the operator, guaranteeing comparable results.
The pummel tester is available in three versions: semi-automatic and Automatic 6-8 and Automatic 6-24 with PLC for different thicknesses.
either by PLC or manually
controllable by PLC
Noise control casing (without noise control casing, the noise is between 107 and 77 dBA).