Sled Impact Test Facility

/Sled Impact Test Facility
Sled Impact Test Facility2021-10-05T14:24:15+00:00

This facility enables the dynamic testing of large sub-structures and components. It can be used to determine crash pulses, or to subject structures to pre-determined crash pulses.

The sled rig is VCA approved for ED Regulation R-80 and FIA approved for Formula One monocoque tests.

Test structures can either be mounted on the trolley or on the rigid barrier as desired.

Specification:

  • 25m sled track with rigid impact wall
  • Max velocity 19m/s (42mph/68km/hr)
  • Pneumatically controlled power
  • Mass capability 500kg-2000kg
  • Instrumentation on board or externally
  • High speed camera options, including tracking.

Typical applications include:

  • Motorsport structures. FIA crash test regulations
  • Automotive sub-assemblies
  • Medical devices. BS EN 1789, SAE J2917, SAE J2956
  • ISO 16840, ISO 7176 Part 19, ISO 10542
  • Steering column tests Regulation 12
  • Low speed bumper impacts.

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