Sharp Point Tester

To determinate that points on toys and other articles intended for use by children under 8 years of age, and such points exposed in normal use or as a result of reasonably foreseeable damage or abuse of such toys and articles, present a potential risk of injury by puncture or laceration.

Test Range
Glass toys or components, toys sharp point and metal wires, protrusion on toys, packaging shell of toys driving mechanism, hard materials covering face (like protective eyeglasses, space helmet or helmet shield), toys of affordable children’ weight(toys car, ice skates, etc.)

Key Specification

Model GT-MB04
Bottom slot 0.040 x 0.045 inch (1.15 x 1.02mm)
Touched depth (Slotted vane thickness) 0.015 inch (0.38mm)
Spring elastic force 0.5LB@0.005inch
Power 12V 23A Battery
Dimensions 112x16x16mm
Weight 450g
Standards ISO 8124-1 section 5.9 EN-71-1 section 8.12 16 CFR 1500 section 48 ASTM F 963 section 4.9 GB6675-2 section 5.9

Test Principle
The device has a slot with 0.04 inches width and 0.045 inches long rectangular opening, the two reference sizes sharpness are inserted into the depth of 0.015 inches deep hole of the sensor head. And overcome the spring of 0.5 pound elastic to cause the sensor head to move 0.005 inches again. That was identified as sharp point.

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