Testing

All Qi’s racking products are designed and manufactured at our manufacturing facility in Telford, Shropshire

Safety is of paramount importance and we can provide assurance that all our conversions and racking have been subject to appropriate levels of safety and crash testing as part of our design and development process.

All of our van conversions meet the requirements of the UK legislation TYPE APPROVAL ensuring that high safety standards, lower environmental impact and consistent production quality.

Qi Van Systems are accredited with Conformity of Production relating to Whole Type Approval for the enhancement of vehicles under N1 (under 3.5 tonnes) and N2(over 3.5 tonnes but under 12 tonnes).

Millbrook are our independent testing and advisory partner.

Testing Testing

Racking Durability Testing

Off-site crash testing and product life cycle/durability testing at UK vehicle test centres.

  • Tests representing the most common road traffic accident /emergency stop situations.
  • Forward direction specifically aimed at driver/passenger occupant safety.
  • 48 – 50 km/h to a force of 20g in the form of a sled tests a Millbrook Proving Ground.

Manufactured racking products tested to ECE Regulation 17 luggage retention.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

FEA is used regular to predict how our products react to simulated conditions (vibration, force, etc).

It is used for design modifications, material changes etc as part of product improvement and new product development projects.

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis

Qi use Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) to simulate stress/deflection testing.

External Storage Testing

Our products are outsourced in the main and we only use compliant / certified products.

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