EN71-8 Toggle Testing Equipment
Toys Testing Equipment SL-ST604 EN71-8 Toggle Testing Equipment
Product introduction of the Toggle Test Device
A toggle test device is moved along the direction of a forced movement in order to establish whether there is a potential entrapment hazard.
Product parameters of the Toggle Test Device
|Diameter of base pole||100mm|
Product Feature and Application of the Toggle Test Device
Toggle Test Device consists of toggle,chain,collar and pole.
Toggle is made of polyamides (PA) (e.g. nylon) or polytetrafluroethylene (PTFE),
Standard EN 71-8 clause 6.6
Product Details of the Toggle Test Device
Position the complete test device vertically 200 mm from the transition point of the starting section of the slide
and at the appropriate lateral location.
Apply the toggle and chain to all positions within the range, as follows.
a) Move the complete test device in the direction of the forced movement, ensuring that the pole of the test
device remains vertical and that the application of the toggle and chain is influenced solely by its own
mass. Do not apply any additional initial force to wedge the toggle or chain in an opening.
b) Where a slide is wider than the width of the test device, carry out the test twice with the base of the pole
positioned at both width extremities of the bed way
Observe whether entrapment of the toggle or chain occurs.