Umbrella Quality Test Report

LAB NO: (5107) 262-0072
DATE IN September 26, 2007
DATE OUT: October 23, 2007
MOD. LOG IN: October 8, 2007
WORKING DAYS: 11
REVISED DATE: NA

BV Lab Number: (5107) 262-0072
Technician Name: NPW
Test Date: October 15, 2007
Reviewed By/Date: MJ October 22. 2007

Resistance to Corrosion

“Salt Spray” test: no “corrosion or visual change”

Wind Resistance

Your Patio umbrella will perform in over
30 mph Winds with a “heavier base”

Fading

Light Test “40 hours: class 5” and “100
hours: class 4.5” – PASS

Seam Strength

30” pounds/inch” and
“235 pounds”/seam

Evaluation

Citation/Method

No.Samples

Criteria

Results

Rating

Functionality H-1058 All Shall function as intended and as received M PASS
HandleStrength H-1004 1 Shall withstand a minimum of 25 lb pulling force NA-NO Handle
Spring forceat Handle Actual Use 1 Shall not exceed 5 lb pushing force NA-NO Spring
SeamStrength ASTM D-1683 3 CRE 30 lb/in M-245.0 lbs PASS
Seam Slippage ASTM D434 3 CRE 30 lb @ 1/4″ M-227.0 lbs PASS
Wire toStrength S-1019 3 Shall provide minimum of 25 lb pulling force NA-Per Product Type
In-Use Test H-1058 1 Evaluate product features, controls, functions while considering end-use, operating environment and customer expectations. Report discrepancies and potential customer use, abuse and misuse. Force required to tip oer less than 20 lbs
Operability Actual Use All Should be capable of 150 open / close cycles M PASS
Extended Use H-1058 1 Shall function as intended after 150 up / down cycles M PASS