The applicable test standards for hammocks are CE and TUV/GS certificates.
What tests does TUV/GS have?
1. Maximum load test: When doing a load capacity test, put on heavy objects until the product is deformed or destroyed, then the max bearing weight is the maximum load. The weight of the test is usually two times or 2.5 times the bearing weight shown on the sales package.
2. Azo free test on fabric
3. Color fastness of the fabric
4. Wooden stick moisture fastness
5. PAHs test
The tests for the CE certificate are EN71-1;-2;-3;-8 etc.
EN71-1: 2014+ A1: 2018 for Mechanical And Physical Properties
EN71-2: 2011+A1: 2014 Flammability Test
EN 71-3:2019 on the migration of certain elements
EN71-8: 2018 Safety Of Toys – Activity Toys For Domestic Use
How to test a new design hammock as a producer?
Weight: the hammock unit weight will depend on if it’s suitable to put on your backpacking for camping. Some hammocks are very heavy and big. Some are lightweight. When designing a new hammock, will choose the right fabric and shape. The lightest weight is around 0.25kgs Jauntyleisure produced.
Comfort: we test the hammocks for lying or sitting on them for hours. Then we can know which material or shape or angles are nice. To make the hammock in most comfortable experience, we tested a lot and have more experience to improve.
Easy to set up: There are many methods to set up hammocks. You can hang it on hammock stands, on trees, on poles, on buildings, etc., places. No need to have instructions to set it up very quickly and easily.
Our Jauntyleisure hammocks are produced according to the above standards and can pass the test.
READ MORE: BUYING GUIDE FOR CHOOSING HAMMOCKS