Specifications

  • Horizontal impacts of 1m/s to 50m/s
  • Projectile mass 100kg (150kg max) and energy up to 120kJ
  • Projectile travel safely limited to 300mm
  • Strong floor mounting of target specimens with realistic loading.
  • Height of impact point either 570mm or 990mm above strong floor.
  • Small footprint (5.2m x 1.4m) and minimal services (7.5 bar air line).
  • Instrumentation and data logging to provide:
    • Projectile 3 axis force vector up to 4MN, velocity, acceleration, displacement.
    • Target reaction forces, laser displacement sensors, strain gauge data.
    • High speed video cameras with Digital Image Correlation software will measure surface strain fields.