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Spoke Tension Test

Spoke Tension Test for LightCarbon Rims

Spoke tension test is a process of measuring the tension of the spokes on a bicycle wheel. This is a critical step in ensuring that the wheel is properly built and adjusted, as incorrect spoke tension can lead to a number of problems, such as an uneven and unstable ride, wheel wobbling, and more. Proper spoke tension is essential for the wheel stability, durability, performance and identifying issues.

1, Wheel Stability: If the tension in the spokes is uneven, the wheel can become unstable and wobbly, leading to an unsafe ride.

2, Durability: A wheel with uneven spoke tension can also lead to stress concentration in certain spokes, causing them to break more quickly and leading to the need for costly and time-consuming repairs.

3, Performance: Proper spoke tension is essential for optimal performance, as it ensures smooth rotation, better power transfer, and overall efficiency while riding.

4, Identifying Issues: A spoke tension test can also help identify any issues with the wheel or the spokes, allowing for timely repairs and maintenance.Therefore, a spoke tension test is essential for the safety, longevity, and performance of a bicycle wheel.

Below is an example case of a spoke tension test on LightCarbon mtb carbon rim UAD935GP-XC:


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Spoke Tension Test Report

Rim Model: UAD935GP-XC Test Item: Spoke Tension
Test Date: 2022/9/5 Weight: 320g
Weave: UD Quantity: 1PCS
Stack No.: D1L21 Hole: 28H
Test Condition: 1. The rim is fixed on the special fixture.
2. Nose rise rate 10mm/min.
3. Apply force to the spoke hole 300kgf.
4. Seven different holes were tested separately.
Test Standard: After the tension reaches 300kfg, there should be no crack or bulge in the spoke hole.
Test Result: Hole Site 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Spoke Tension Test(300kgf) normal normal normal normal normal normal normal
Photo of testing: spoke tension test on LightCarbon rim UAD935GP-XC
Final Judgment: Qulified (Pass)

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