LATEST UPDATE: Kiravans double seat swivel is now TUV Approved. Teilegutachten Nr.135XT0004-00 is attached at the bottom of this page
TUV have witnessed & approved the following safety tests:
A) 20g forward and backward sledge test
video is available here: http://vimeo.com/82203682
B) In vehicle seat belt anchorage test. To EC Directive 76/115/EEC As Amended By 2005/41/EC. & To ECE Regulation 14.07.
video is available here: http://vimeo.com/82203947
STATUS 2007E page No 3 of 10
Test Vehicle / Structure details:
The vehicle presented was a Volkswagen T5 based Motor Caravan adaptation
The vehicle first row driver’s seat and anchorages were as per the original manufacturer. The first row double passenger seat was mounted on a Kiravan’s swivel base, the anchorages were as per the original manufacturer.
Test Ref: 2007_4054 Driver’s seat & front passenger seat
Test category: M1
Seat Vehicle Position RH C LH Vehicle row Row 1 Seat Manufacturer OE OE OE Seat name
Front pass on Kiravan Swivel
TR 001 V7
Front pass on Kiravan swivel Seat type Single Double Belt type 3 Point 3 Point 3 Point Anchorages on seat LB All LB Configuration tested Lowest
rearmost with upper in highest postn
Upper in highest postn
Seat weight (kg) 34.0 54.5 54.5
Load applied (kN)
Lap 13.5 13.5 13.5 Diagonal 13.50 13.50 13.50 Seat C of G 6.7 10.68 Load Channel No
Lap 3 5 9 Diagonal 4 6 10 Seat C of G 1 7
- Pass To Regulation & Directive
Tests were carried out on a VCA appraised seat belt anchorage test facility (IVA appraisal certificate No VCA-TS IVA-0015) with all calibration of measurement instrumentation traceable to National standards in accordance with ISO17025. The uncertainty of measurement is included in the calibration records for all measurement equipment.
Seat R point positions were determined using a SAE 3D H point measurement machine and a 3D Coordinate measurement system.