Project: ATD Instrumentation for Wheelchair Seating Unit Test Procedure Development

Reference: UG507

Last update: 26/08/2004 16:00:34


The aim of this project is to provide instrumentation during the testing of a number of seating units in wheelchairs as part of a collarborative project with wheelchair and seating manufacturers and the Department of Health.


This project will be carried out jointly by both wheelchair and seating manufacturers. We will provide the instrumentation required to carry out dynamic testing of wheelchair seating systems on commercial and surrogate bases. This information was needed to inform the development of international standards.


Millbrook Proving Ground Ltd
Millbrook, Bedford, MK45 2JQ
+44 (0)1525 408408

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £10,760.00

Actual start date: 02 September 2002

Actual completion date: 31 October 2002

Summary of results

  1. Results provided information to inform the development of ISO standards for seating system testing.