Tip Point Calculator

Calculate the tipping hazard of a medical cart, equipment, or machine. Helps with static tip stability test analysis for medical standards such as IEC 60601-1, clauses 9.4.2.1, 9.4.2.2 , and 9.4.2.3 related to overbalance conditions.

Variable

DESCRIPTION

Yg (mm)

y location COM

Xg (mm)

x location COM

Yf (mm)

Y location force applied

W (kg)

Weight

Ɵ t

Test angle

H

Hypotenuse

Ɵc

Critical tip angle

Ff (kg)

Force to start tipping from flat

Ft (kg)

Force to make unit tip at test angle

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