Falling Mass Drop Tower

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Falling Mass Drop Tower2019-02-07T15:43:36+00:00

Testing a variety of speciments to FIA regulations and automotive trim components

This facility enables the centre to test a variety of specimens including aluminium honeycomb, carbon fibre tubes, steering columns to FIA regulations and automotive trim components. Full analysis of results is provided on all tests conducted.

Specification

Velocity: Up to 15m/s
Mass Range: 5-110kg
Oven Temperature  Range: 20° – 250°

Instrumentation

Accelerometers
Load Cells

Impactors

152mm flat face
152mm hemisphere
Various penetration/indent impactors: 6, 12 & 25mm

CIC IS A LEADER IN THE FIELD OF IMPACT AND SAFETY OF STRUCTURES