In nation, more and more safety accident happened about toys in recent years, quality pass rate overall decline of children toys, always received alert notification from export toys, the EU's non-food rapid alert system issued 481 notifications for toy products in 2016, among them, Chinese toys were issued 424notifications, percentage of 88.1%.
ASTM Flexure Test Fixture is used to test the toy to play a soft supporting role of metal wire or rod in the process of bending and use, whether the risk of sharp tips, sharp edges protruding due to fracture, suitable for children aged 96 months and under containing soft support wire and rod toys, accords to the standard of 16 CFR 1500.48, 16 CFR 1500.49, EN-71, ISO, ASTM.
When testing, place the toy containing the metal wire and the body in the tester and fix it with the clamps, the 2in position of the test object will be bent vertically with force at 60°, test object bends backward 120° and returns to the upright position, if the test object appears sharp tips, sharp edges which are regarded as unqualified.
More details refer to http://www.skylineinstruments.com/ASTM-Flexure-Test-Fixture.html
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