The customer supplies plush giftware to retailers such as Clintons. Their plush products are manufacture to European toy safety standard BS EN 71-1, 1998 (Safety of toys - Part 1, Mechanical and Physical Properties). To meet this standard, small parts attached to the plush toy must withstand a 90N tension test.
To meet the specification, Mecmesin supplied a test system consisting of a MDD manual test stand, an AFG 250N digital force gauge and a variety of fixtures, suitable for testing a wide variety of plush toy shapes and sizes.
This system enabled the customer to determine that the small parts on the plush toys could resist a specified force, meeting the requirements of the European toy safety standard and assisting in product design.
MDD Test Stand
AFG 250N Digital Force Gauge
Small Parallel Jaw Grip
Multi Jaw Gripping Fixture
Modified Multi Jaw Gripping Fixture
"The Mecmesin test stand, force gauge and accessories meet all our in-house testing requirements and are quick and easy to use. Mecmesin equipment is an important tool in our Product safety and Quality Assurance System."
Steve Brooker, Carte Blanche Greetings Ltd.