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Certification mark for treadmills

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Certification mark for Treadmills

  

 

Scope:

The certification mark applies institutional or consumer use treadmill as an indoor fitness equipment. The treadmill allows the user to walk, jog, or run by means of traversing a continuous moving surface. The certification mark is intended to be used only on the US-Market.

Basis of certification (test requirements):

The test procedure developed by TÜV SÜD is based on the ASTM F2276-10 and ASTM F2115-18 of USA standard. These standards define general safety requirements for the design and manufacturing of treadmill as stationary fitness equipment intended to be used by individuals age 13 and above.

Keywords of the certification mark:

  • ASRM F2276-10 and ASTM F2115-18

    The Certification is based on the USA Standards ASTM F2276-10 (Standard Specification for Fitness Equipment) and ASTM F2115-18 (Standard Specification for Motorized Treadmills).

  • Safety tested

    The voluntary TÜV SÜD certification mark with the statement “Safety tested” is awarded for products indicating that the product was tested and certified by the independent third-party organisation of TÜV SÜD Product Service for conformity with the essential technical safety requirements.

  • Production monitored

    Periodic surveillance and/or monitoring of the manufacture of a product constitutes the basic premise for certification that includes the award of a certification mark. Certification always requires product testing and regular factory inspections.

    As a third-party expert organisation, TÜV SÜD Product Service verifies that the manufacturer is able to maintain consistent quality in line with the requirements throughout high-volume production and has established the necessary quality system, including incoming goods inspections, lists of materials and final product testing.

    In addition, calibration of the necessary measuring and monitoring equipment must be ensured. Surveillance and/or monitoring covers the testing of safety-critical components and other materials used. If unauthorised changes are made to the product, the certificate will become invalid and the TÜV SÜD certification mark may no longer be used.

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