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Ploy Panel Dynamic drop testing

Testing of Safetor Roof Anchors™ on Ploy Panels Designed by CCL

Coolstore Anchors:
To date Safetor are the only height safety anchors to have undergone full Compliance testing to 6.3.2 dynamic testing procedures of AS/NZS 5532:2013 on coolstore Ploy Panels. 

Test specification:
Compliance test to 6.3.2 dynamic testing procedures of AS/NZS 5532:2013, manufacturing requirements for single-point anchor device used for harness based work at height.

Test items:

Safetor fixed Freezer Panel Anchor One (1) - White permanent anchors attached to polystyrene freezer panel with steel outsides.

 Aim:
This test was done in order to determine the compliance of the fixed anchor point of the Safetor product range, with the dynamic test requirements of AS/NZS 5532:2013



                                Before Test
                                                                                             After Test


                      Before Test                                                      

 

                          

                                     



Conclusion

The Safetor roof anchor when attached to a polystyrene freezer panel as per the Safetor installation instructions was able to demonstrate compliance with dynamic tests requirements table 1 of 6.3.2.2 of AS/NZS 5532:2013 for the 15kN drop test criteria.
No visible damage was noted and the anchor was still fixed into the panel. (Manufacturer supplied panel and anchor pre attached- installation guidelines to be provided by manufacturer)


Assessment
Test number DT2015-99 (15kN Dynamic Drop Test) The length of the rope measured 2005mm, mass of 100kg Post examination of the anchor point the anchor had bent to absorb some of the energy. Anchor retained the weight after the drop for 3 minutes.
Refer to Appendix 3 for test graph and Appendix 5 for pictures



 Assessment:
Full Test Certificate
Brouchure
PTS
  Pass
        

The tests were carried out by Jason Myburgh of Quality Safety Limited (QSI)
who are a certified ISO and IANZ Accredited Laboratory based in Wanganui NZ

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