Extensive material tests
Buitink Technology obtained the assignment amongst others for
delivery the prototype screens due to its ability to perform in
house (so very fast!) tensile strenghth tests.
many design details, materials, construction parts and connections
applied in screens have been tested. Below you find a small
selection of the tests:
1. Welding seam tests
With these tests the tensile strenghth of a welding seam is
checked whether the seam is stronger (or at least as strong as) the
strenght of the base material. Never a welding seam has to be the
2. Test peeling force
The strength of a connection is tested in conditions where
peeling forces apply. In specific area's in the screen forces on
seams apply perpendicular to the sheet; so called peeling
3. Test industrial zipper
The objective of this test is to see whether the connection of
the zipper to the screen is strong enough. The connection must be
stronger (or at least be as strong as) the zipper itself. The
pictures shows the positive result.
4. Test quicklink connection
In this test is shown the strength of the lacing or quicklink
connection. The connection method is an alternative for the
zipper.The test reveals the weakest link in the construction and
the overall strength of the system.
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