High-Rate Test Systems

High-rate dynamic tests are used to simulate automotive accidents, airplane crashes, munitions explosions and other high-impact events. These stiff, durable load frames and high-response servohydraulics apply forces from 5 to 500 kN (1 to 110 kip) and achieve velocities from 1 to 21 m/sec (39 to 830 in./sec).

Applications

  • Dynamic Characterization

Test Specimens

  • Metals
  • Composites
    • Carbon Fiber
    • Ceramic Matrix
    • Composites
    • Metal Matrix
    • Polymer Matrix
  • Plastics

Key Product Features

Accurate / Repeatable Results

Piezoelectric load washer enables fast, accurate force measurement

Durable / Reliable

Extra-long hydraulic cushions prevent actuator damage after specimen failure

Precise

Eight data acquisition channels record at rates up to 1.25 million samples per second simultaneously

Versatile

Compatible grips and fixtures accommodate a wide range of specimen types

Model Comparison

Model 819.15

  • Static force capacity: 15 kN
  • Servovalve size: 342 lpm
  • Maximum velocity (no load, m/s): 6

Model 819.25

  • Static force capacity: 25 kN
  • Servovalve size: 684 lpm
  • Maximum velocity (no load, m/s): 12

Model 819.40

  • Static force capacity: 40 kN
  • Servovalve size: 1520 lpm
  • Maximum velocity (no load, m/s): 18

Model 819.100

  • Static force capacity: 100 kN
  • Servovalve size: 3040 lpm
  • Maximum velocity (no load, m/s): 15

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