Racing Safety Institute


Harnesses
(Higher test values are safer)


 

Product
Strength
(Newtons/lbs force)

Test*

SFI 16.1
44,480/10,000

NA

Crow
44,480/10,000
1

G-Force 7031BK

44,480/10,000

2

Hooker Harness 5055 Series*
44,480/10,000

3

SFI 16.5
51,152/11,500
NA

 

*Test
1. MGA q07569 (no failure)
2. MGA q07570 (no failure)
3. *MGA q07571
(no failure, retested at 72,050/16,200 without failure)

Test Protocol
This is a single-load-to-failure strength test. The harness is installed around an SAE AS8049 aerospace body block and attached to the appropriate fixtures. The block is pulled until the harness fails or to a maximum load of 44,480N/10,000 lbs-force. See FAA Advisory Circular 23-4, FMVSS 209, SAE J4c, SAE AS8043 and SFI 16.1/16.5.


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