EUMOS creates quality standards in the European Union.

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Eumos 40509-2012: Test method for load unit rigidity

Summary:       This standard describes a dynamic test method to evaluate the rigidity of a load unit, including a detailed description of test conditions, evaluation criteria for elastic and plastic pallet load deformation, test certificate specifications.

Target group:  Packaging labs, producers of palletized goods, film converters, cargo securing experts, road side inspectors of cargo securing

Eumos 40511-2013: Test method for mounted poles, used for cargo securing on commercial road vehicles and trailers

Summary:       The scope of the standard is limited to poles that are fixed to the vehicle platform, to be used for cargo securing purposes. It describes a test method, minimum requirements and test certificate specifications

Target group:  Vehicle constructors, transport companies, cargo securing experts, road side inspectors of cargo securing

Eumos 40513-2014: Film edge forces, test and measurement method

Summary:       This standard describes a test and measurement method for forces on a (vertical) edge of a load unit. The forces applied by stretch hoof film or by wrapped stretch film are measured as a function of the position along the edge and as a function of time.

Target group:  Film converters, packaging labs, producers of palletized goods, cargo securing experts, road side inspectors of cargo securing.

Eumos 40607-1: Eumos qualified expert in general cargo securing and transport packaging, minimum requirements

Summary:       This standard describes the minimum requirements to become an Eumos qualified expert in general cargo securing and transport packaging. The minimum requirements include theoretical and practical knowledge as well as experience. Also the examination of these competences is described.

Extract can be downloaded here: 40607 – Eumos qualified expert

Eumos 40701-1: Brake systems for bikes: life time measurement equipment and method

Summary:       The lifetime of the brake system of bicycles can depend on small details of the system. Therefore this standard describes a machine and a method to quantify the number of braking cycles to adjustment and the number of braking cycles to failure of a bicycle braking system as mounted on a specific type of bicycle. This standard applies to rim-brakes, hub-brakes and disc-brakes.

To be published:

Eumos 40515: Stretch hood film passport

Eumos 40516: Stretch wrap film passport

Eumos 40606: Responsibilities for cargo securing and transport packaging