Technical Report

Max One-piece Plastic Brick Guards

Subject: LIMITED TESTING OF “Max One-piece Plastic Brickguards” in accordance with


EN12811-1:2003.


Date:
22nd November 2012.


Conditions of use: This report may be forwarded to other parties provided it is not changed in any way. Results given in this report refer only to samples submitted for analysis and tested on the 22nd November 2012.

aTEchnical report

Figure 1.


Temporary fencing / guards, namely Brickguards.


Max One-piece Plastic Brickguard design dimensions / actual dimensions checked.


Test Results: Table 1. Testing of Max one-piece plastic brickguards in accordance with EN12811-1:2003.

EN12811-1:2003
CLAUSE/TEST
Section 5General requirements.

5.5.5 Hole / Slot dimensions.

EN12811-1:2003

REQUIREMENT

The area of each hole or slot in fencing / guard structures shall not exceed 100cm2. In addition, the horizontal dimension of each hole or horizontal slot shall not exceed 50mm.

RESULT/COMMENT

CLAUSE/TEST

The maximum area of any hole or slot was calculated at 37.9cm2.The maximum horizontal dimension of any hole or slot was measured at 46.16mm

PASS/FAIL

PASS

PASS


Temporary fencing / guards, namely Brickguards.

Max One-piece Plastic Brickguard installed for testing (Test rig designed to simulate the most commonly used scaffold configuration with the top surface of the principal guardrail set 1 m above working platform)


Test Results:


Table 2. Testing of Max one-piece plastic brickguards in accordance with EN12811-1:2003.

Temporary fencing / guards, namely Brickguards.Max One-piece Plastic Brickguard installed for testing (Test load applied, 0.3kN distributed over an area of 300mm X 300mm)


Test Results:


Table 2. Testing of Max one-piece plastic

EN12811-1:2003

CLAUSE/TEST

Section 6
Requirements for structural design


6.2.5.2. Loads on side protection - Horizontal Loading.

EN12811-1:2003

REQUIREMENT

All components of the side protection, except toeboards shall be designed to resist a horizontal point load of 0.3kN in each case in the most unfavourable position. This load may be distributed over an area of maximum 300mm X 300mm.

RESULT/COMMENT


Position: Upright outward 0.3kN distributed over an area of 300mm X 300mm sustained for 1 minute without failure.

PASS/FAIL

PASS

Temporary fencing / guards, namely Brickguards.


Max One-piece Plastic Brickguard installed for testing (Test load applied, 0.3kN distributed over an area of 300mm X 300mm, held for 1 minute)


Test Results:


Table 2. Testing of Max one-piece plastic brickguards in accordance with EN12811-1:2003.

EN12811-1:2003

CLAUSE/TEST

Section 6
Requirements for structural design


6.3.3. Elastic deflection of side protection.

EN12811-1:2003

REQUIREMENT

When subjected to the horizontal load specified in 6.2.5.2, the grid of a fencing structure shall not deflect more than 100mm with reference to its supports.

RESULT/COMMENT


Position: Upright outward deflection 40mm.



PASS/FAIL

PASS

Temporary fencing / guards, namely Brickguards.Max One-piece Plastic Brickguard installed for testing.


Test load removed, residual deflection after 1 minute 8mm.
Test Results:


Table 2. Testing of Max one-piece plastic brickguards in accordance with EN12811-1:2003.

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