The Gasket Test Apparatus is used to check the integrity and endurance of gasket materials used in a Type 2, 3, 3Rm 3S 4, 4X 5, 6, 6P 12, 12K or 13 enclosures. The requirements would be of 126.96.36.199 – 188.8.131.52.
It is referred to as the Continuous Compression Test and is for enclosures for electrical equipment
The apparatus consists of a 18 kg weight, a hammer, a backing plate and rule all made to the requirements called out in applicable standards such as in J 335/2-ANCE, UL50E AND CSA 22.2 No. 94.2.