A: NATA certified laboratory with 1200kN rig shown.
B: GATIC Cover and Frame units under Load Testing.
C: Hydraulic Flow Rate Test of GATIC Smart Grate.
D: Bicycle Tyre Penetration Resistance Test.
Load testing under Australian Standard AS3996 involves Type Testing of a unit to ensure the product acheives its Load Classification and Ultimate Limit State Design Load (kN).
• Five repetitions of the serviceability design load is applied to the unit in accordance with AS3996:2006 subclause 126.96.36.199, measurement of Ultimate Limit State Design Load (kN). Set must not exceed the
Permanent Set and Deflection Limits (refer to Table 4.2 in AS3996:2006 sublause 188.8.131.52).
• Followed immediately by one application of the ultimate limit state design load for a minimum of 30 seconds. The unit must sustain the above tests without visible cracking, collapse or other forms of