Drop Tower

Experimental studies of crash and energy absorption behavior of materials and structural components

Brand: Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH
Crash energy: 20 J to 3,000 J
Max. impact mass: 80 kg
Max. drop height: 15 m
Max. measurable force: 60 kN or 400 kN
Max. measurable displacement: 200 mm
Max. specimen dimensions: w/h/l:
600 mm x 1,200 mm x 30 mm
Recorded measurement data: force, displacement, acceleration, initial impact velocity
High-speed video with digital camera system



Sebastian Schmeer

Deputy Research Director Component Development & Manager Crash & Energy Absorption