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MIRA TestedThe Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA) has just completed testing of the Fuel Angel Misfuelling Prevention Device, The Fuel Angel is supplied by DDN ltd and the only Misfuelling Prevention Device that meets the component test specification.
Fuel Flow Test - Two identical tanks were filled with fuel, one with the Fuel angel and one without the Fuel Angel, both filled at the same rate.
Vibration Test - The Fuel Angel was fitted to a vibration test rig and was subjected to the same inputs as an accelerated vehicle durability test with additional thermal cycling. The Fuel Angel survived the test with no problems
Freefall Test - The packaged Fuel Angel was dropped 20 times from the height of 1m on to a concrete floor and survived the test with no problems
Overload Test - An unleaded nozzle was pushed into The Fuel Angel with a force of 500N to simulate a determined misfueller. The Fuel Angel was not damaged by this excessive load.
Pressure Test - The Fuel Angel vented at 0.1 bar and withstood a pressure of 2 bar without and problems.
Mechanical Integrity Test - A diesel nozzle was pushed in and out of The Fuel Angel 5000 times and the device survived with no problems.
Cap Removal Test - The cap on The Fuel Angel was opened and closed 5000 times and survived the test with no problems.
Over Turn Tests - After the vibration test, overload test, pressure test, mechanical integrity test and cap removal test The Fuel Angel was subjected to a simulated vehicle roll over test and passed with no problems.