ISOFIX Anchorage &

Top Tether Anchorage Test

UN ECE Regulation 14 & UN ECE Regulation 145

Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to

 ISOFIX anchorage systems and ISOFIX top tether anchorages. 

Test the strength of the anchorages for ISOFIX and ISOFIX top tether points ready for installation of ISOFIX child restraint systems.

Completed either in vehicle or fixed to a steel plate structure

with the capability for static forces to be applied in both

forward facing and oblique directions,

the ISOFIX child restraint anchorage testing and top tether anchorage test

are completed in compliance to vehicle regulations

UN ECE R14 or UN ECE R145.

Contact the team today to discuss your requirements further and/or

book your ISOFIX anchorage & top tether anchorage test today

What is ISOFIX & why is testing required?

ISOFIX provides easy installation of compatible child car seats with the anchorage fixing points located at the base of seats. This offers alternative installation of child car seats and removes the need for using the vehicle’s seat belt to safety secure the child safety seat to the vehicle seat.

The anchorage points for the ISOFIX attachments are required to be tested to Regulation 14 standards in order to ensure safety of the connection between the baby/child car seat and the vehicle’s seat – in the equivalent manner in which seat belt anchorage points are tested to ensure the strength of the seat belt’s anchorage points.

Other Test Services Available

-  ECE Reg 14 &

 Directive 76/115/EEC

-  ECE Reg 80 &

 Directive 74/408/EEC

-  ECE Reg 107, PAS 2012 & Directive 70/156/EEC 

- PAS 2012-1:2015

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