The Sharp Edge Tester is
the leader in product safety equipment,
currently in use worldwide by
manufacturers of toys, home appliances,
business equipment, automobile
manufacturers, home appliances, every
item used in the kitchen, and much more.
With so much concern over the safety of
products to be used in the home,
Underwriter’s Laboratories has issued
standards to test edge sharpness on a
variety of consumer products.
Technical Engineering Service is the
original and only manufacturer of the
Sharp Edge Tester Model SET-50.
you are concerned about the safety and sharpness
of your product and want to meet international
standards as set by UL and the Consumer Product
Safety Commission, then you need to order the
Sharp Edge Tester and Tape Cap Kit for use on
your production line.
The Sharp Edge Tester Model SET-50 is
extremely easy to use and durable. It consists
of a clam-shell type housing which fits into the
palm of a hand. Features include a compact arm,
sealed ball bearings to reduce friction, and a
new spring to meet the latest Underwriter’s
Laboratories force requirements. All moving
mechanisms are protected against dirt and
breakage. The Sharp Edge Tester is used with the
available Tape Cap Kit which simulates the
thickness of skin on the human finger.
Product Safety Testing Has Never Been This
1. Slide the Tape Cap all the way on to the
pressure head of the Sharp Edge Tester with the
black center guide line and the uncovered
portion of the red plastic cap facing up.
2. Position the tape covered pressure head on
the edge of the item to be checked for
sharpness. Holding the clam shell base in your
hand, press down on the tape covered head until
the arm and the tool form a straight line.
3. Move the pressure head two inches along the
edge and then back again to the starting point.
Then withdraw the tool from the edge. The total
distance of engagement between the edge and the
tape-covered head is therefore 4 inches.
4. Examine the tape cap to determine whether or
not penetration has occurred through the
two-sensing layers. If penetration has occurred,
the black indicating tape will be visible
through the resulting cut. The application of
the Sharp Edge Tester to an edge with acceptable
sharpness will not result in the cutting through
the two outer layers of the sensing tape