Analysis of the structural behaviour of lateral vehicle structures

The door is quasi-statically loaded by an impactor, which is adjustable in position and alignment. Hereby a lateral impact of a vehicle, e.g. against a tree or pole, is simulated.

Technical details

Power unit:servo hydraulic                                                                                  
Test force:120 kN
Working stroke:600 mm
Max. vehicle stroke:2,630 mm
Max. velocity:                 200 mm/s

Area of application

  • FMVSS 214S
  • IIHS
  • Lateral seat crush
  • According to customer specification