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Test Report

To Sorrento Glass     Report No MTS-18495 SG
1 / 7 Hector St Osborne Park WA 6017     Issue Date 25/07/2014
Order No. G. Vile     Test Date 20/06/2014


MTS Metallurgical Testing services was engaged to perform load tests on a square section semi-frameless pool fence post in general
accordance with the requirements of AS 1926.1 – 2012.



ID Item/Heat No. Dimensions/Type/Details Finish Overall Assessment
18495/01 Semi-Frameless Post Square section 6063-T5 aluminium Powder coated COMPLIES

Examinations & Tests

A visit was made to the test site to verify the installation arrangements against supplied drawings. A subsequent visit was made once the
grout had cured to conduct a load test.



The results of the tests reported herein COMPLIED with the requirements of the stated standard/s and/or specification/s.


Colin Lorrimar
Metallurgical Testing Manager



Visual Examination

Details of the square section extrusion.

The post was installed in accordance with the details of this drawing, modified to suit the
100mm thick floor at the test site.


Load Test


Test Specification AS 1926.1 – 2012, Appendix B   Test Procedure MTS-TP3.7 Load Tests of Protective Enclosures,
Barriers and Fences

Specimen ID Test Load (N) Deflection Under Load (mm) Permanent Distortion (mm) Observations Assessment
188495/01 330 18.0 0.0 No damage or looseness. COMPLIES


The post under test load showing the hydralic ram and digital load indicator.

Requirements: No permanent damage or looseness of the footings.

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