Victor Seismic has partnered with an external laboratory, Holmes Solutions (, to ensure performance and compliance of our fluid viscous dampers. Holmes Solutions is a highly regarded test laboratory accredited to ISO 17025. This accreditation was achieved under the international ILAC scheme by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ). 

Compliance testing of the dampers is undertaken in accordance with EN15129:2009. Prototype compliance testing covers the entire range of procedures prescribed in the standard. Additionally production testing ensures consistency of manufacture.

Performance related compliance tests include:

  • Constitutive Law Test
  • Damping Efficiency Test
  • Low Velocity Test

Durability related tests include:

  • Seal Wear Test
  • Wind Load Test
  • Pressure Test

View our testing machine in action: