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ANSI/RESNA WC-3:2018

RESNA American National Standard for Wheelchairs - Volume 3: Wheelchair Seating

ANSI/RESNA WC-3:2018 covers wheelchair seating devices with associated attachment hardware that are intended to provide postural support and/or tissue integrity management. The following sections have been included:  Section 1: Vocabulary, reference axis convention and measures for body posture and postural support surfaces Section 2: Determination of physical and mechanical characteristics of seat cushions intended to manage tissue integrity Section 3: Determination of static, impact and repetitive load strengths for postural support devices Section 6: Determination of the changes in properties following simulated extended use of seat cushions Section 12: Envelopment testing of seat cushions with dual semispherical indenter

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