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Square posts load test (239 downloads)
|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.
Metallurgical Testing Manager
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.
|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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