At Water Weights we’ve developed systems specifically to apply a test load to life saving appliances. WATER WEIGHTS® Lifeboat test bags and proof load bags provide controlled loading and unloading with minimal handling, resulting in minimum downtime.
Our lifeboat system provides a safe, fast, simple and accurate way of proof load testing, with no need for personnel to be in the craft. Loading is achieved with a control manifold and pumping system, and measured by calibrated flowmeter.
For static and dynamic davit testing, WATER WEIGHTS® water filled proof load bags allow gradual filling so you can spot potential problems before you get into trouble. Water provides 98% of the weight at full load - so empty bags are light and easy to handle, transport and store.