EASYFIX DLG Certification

EasyFixTM Slat Rubber System

Short description

  • black profiled slat rubber mats 18 to 22 mm thickness, with rippled wedges/studs underneath (height approx. 50 mm, length approx. 45 mm, width approx. 35 mm);
  • with integrated sloping profile on the surface (height of the middle of the surface is 22 mmand at the gap 18 mm);
  • surface with a diamond-shaped pattern;
  • bottom side without any profile;
  • fitted as single mats.

Applicant

signum_test_logo Agri & Industrial Rubber
T/A EasyFix™ Rubber Products
Raford, Killtulla
Athenry
Co. Galway
Ireland
Telephone: 00353(0)91 848770
Fax:             00353(0)91 848771
Email: info@easyfix.com
Internet : www.easyfix.com

 

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Society e.V. (incorporated society)
DLG Test Centre
Technology & farm operating resources

Assessment – summarised

Test criterions Test result Assessment value
Suitability suitable as contact single or double slat surface for cattle stables

 

Technical criteria
Resistance to wear and tear durability and ageing (test stand trials)
abrasion test good wear resistance +
continuous tread load no lasting deformation ++
surface no appreciable wear +
bottom side no appreciable wear +
acid test no alterations to the surface +
Measurements adherence no noteworthy changes in length or width +
deformations none ++
Handling, laying
D.I.Y. laying simple +
fixation stable and reliable +
installation instructions short and comprehensible o
Surface cleanability
soiling gaps o
stepping surfaces o
cleaning no problems +
high pressure cleaner 10 cm minimum clearance when using a flat jet nozzle +
30 cm clearance when using a rotary dirt turbo nozzle +
warranty and recycling 5 years with linear depreciation
mats are taken back by manufacturer +
Animal related criteria
Behavioural observations
movement behaviour increased activity +
comfort and heat behaviour pronounced +
Slip resistance
slip resistance during slide pulling tests good +
foothold good +
Claw appraisal
mechanical-traumatical findings positive influence +
shape of the hoof wall standing over in more than 50% of claws +
Deformability and elasticity
in new state 2.25 mm, good +
after continuous tread load 2.20 mm, good +
Toxicological innocuousness
certified by the manufacturer o
Evaluation range: ++/+/ o /-/– (o= standard)