Load Testing

Survival Systems International stock a diverse range of specific lifeboat and load testing equipment for On and Offshore overload testing.

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Load Testing Equipment & Load Testing Services

Survival Systems International stock a diverse range of specific lifeboat and load testing equipment for On and Offshore overload testing.

Load Testing Equipment

  • Internal water weights
  • Low headroom bags
  • Load cells
  • Hydraulic Jacking Tools
  • Deluge Kits

SSI provide the equipment, personnel and knowledge to overload test all types of offshore lifeboats.

SSI also provides safe solutions for the overload testing of hook release mechanisms and offer an extensive range of hydraulic test tools to allow a simulated 1.1 simultaneously on-load release.

Overload testing activity in an offshore environment includes:

  • Rental of load test equipment
  • Attendance of trained personnel
  • Certification for the benefit of classification societies
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Load Testing Services

SSI regularly arrange and perform witnessed offshore lifeboat testing including but not limited to:

  • Low headroom bags - 110% dynamic overload testing
  • Water weights - 110% dynamic overload testing
  • 110% simultaneous on-load release tests of hooks
  • Static load tests
  • Weighing of Lifeboats
  • Descent rate tests
  • Deluge tests
  • Prototype tests
  • Commissioning tests

SSI are able to provide not only equipment and fully trained Technicians, but also procedures risk assessments and all back office support to ensure prompt, efficient and safe routine or specialist testing.

Load Testing Equipment
  • Fabricated from high tenacity polyester cloth coated with. P.V.C.
  • Durable, versatile and easy to use.
  • Folded compactly for easy efficient storage.
  • Radio Frequency (RF) welded seams for strength and integrity.
  • Complete with test certifications and logs.
  • Hydraulic Jacking Tools
  • Single link fixing point
  • Safe working load ratio of 6:1.
  • Low head versions for limited height testing
  • Trunk and pulley assembly for ease of emptying.

Water Weight Testing:

  • Water weight testing of Cranes, Beams, Davits, Hoists, Walkway and Lifeboats with a Safe Working Load Limit (WLL) Ratio of 6:1.
  • Supplied as required with removable heavy duty webbing, shackles, links, rubber snubbers, 2.5” filling hose with Camlok valve, 4” emptying trunk with pulley assembly.
  • Designed and built for safe, fast and reliable performance. Delivered ready for immediate use with 1:1 test certification if required.
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Manufacturing Specialist:

  • Fabric Design & Manufacturing Specialist Subsea & Surface Lift Bags.
  • Load Test Weight Bags.
  • Bulk Gas & Liquid Storage - Pipe Stoppers.
  • Electronic Buoyancy Control Systems.
  • Flood Defence & Rescue Service Dams.
  • Military Floatation Systems.
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