Analysis of the structural behaviour of vehicle roofs


With the roof crush test, the roof is quasi-statically loaded by an impactor, which is adjustable in position and alignment. This test simulates a rollover of a vehicle.

Technical details

Power unit:servo hydraulic                                                                                  
Test force:100 kN
Working stroke:350 mm
Max. vehicle stroke:2,630 mm
Max. test speed:                 200 mm/s

Area of application

  • FMVSS 216a
  • IIHS
  • According to customer specification