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Fallshaw Vs Imported

On 8th of May 2013, Fallshaw conducted a Dynamic Run Test and a Neutral Salt Spray Test at their Test Laboratory in Victoria to compare the quality and performance of a Fallshaw product against two equivalent imported brands – Richmond and EHI.

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BRAND: RICHMOND     BRAND: EHI           BRAND: FALLSHAW

S4106B                         I42T64B100               MUQ100G/MZPTB

Here are the results:

#1 DYNAMIC RUN TEST AS1961.7:2004 (ISO22883:2004)
1. Castor Load = rated load
2. Test speed = 3km/h
3. Obstacle height =3% of wheel diameter = 3mm
4. Number of obstacles to be passed by the wheel=10 x wheel diameter in mm = 1000
5. Pass Criteria: There shall be no permanent deformation of the sample that adversely affects its performance

Result:
Fallshaw – MUQ100G/MZPTB – PASS
Richmond – S4106B – PASS
EHI (Rhombas) – I42T64B100 – FAIL

 

Run_Test_Results

After test (1000 revolutions)

 

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Close-up of EHI wheel

#2 NEUTRAL SALT SPRAY TEST AS2331.3.1-2001
1) Pass criteria: 150 hours without obvious corrosion

Result:

Fallshaw – MUQ100G/MZPTB – PASS
Richmond – S4106B – FAIL
EHI (Rhombas) – I42T64B100 – FAIL

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Before test (zero hours)

corrosion

After test (150 hours)