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PRODUCT VERIFICATION

Orange abrasion webbing testing and product verification

TESTING

Here is a partial listing of tests and preconditioning currently performed at Sturges. If you have a particular requirement, please let us know and we will gladly look into performing that test here or we can subcontract that to an approved test facility.

TEST  

STANDARD OR METHOD USED

Static Load
Tensile

Federal Test Method Standard 191A, Textile Test Method 4108

Dynamic Load Activation

ANSI/ASSE Z359.13-2013 6′ Requirement &
ANSI/ASSE Z359.13-2013 12′ Requirement
EN 355:2002 (E)
CAN/CSA-Z259.11-05, CLASS E4
CAN/CSA-Z259.11-05, CLASS E6

Flammability
of Interior Materials
(Horizontal Burn Rate)

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 571.302 Standard 302

Vertical Flame Resistance

Federal Test Method Standard 191A, Textile Test Method 5903.1 per NFPA 1971, 2013 Edition, Standard on Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting

Heat Resistance

NFPA 1981, 2013 Revision, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for Fire and Emergency Services

Shrinkage
Resistance

NFPA 1971, 2013 Edition, Standard on Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting

Elongation

Federal Test Method Standard 191A, Textile Test Method 6016Autoliv ASP, RS5181

Yarn Abrasion Resistance

ASTM D 6611 – 00

Webbing Abrasion Resistance

Federal Test Method 5309

SPECIMEN CONDITIONING PRIOR TO TESTING

STANDARD OR METHOD USED

Severe Cold (-35ºC, -31ºF)

CAN/CSA-Z259.11-05 & ANSI/ASSE Z359.13-2013

Frozen

CAN/CSA-Z259.11-05

Elevated Temperature (45ºC, 113ºF)

CAN/CSA-Z259.11-05 & ANSI/ASSE Z359.13-2013

Wet

CAN/CSA-Z259.11-05 & ANSI/ASSE Z359.13-2013

 

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