Simulates the horizontal shocks and impacts that affect the safety and stability of the load, produced by various means of handling and transportation.

Horizontal accelerations (speeding, slowing down and breaking) can also be tested with this equipment.

Technical Specifications

  • Up to 4 m/s impact velocity
  • Sine and square shock ulse shapes
  • Up to 1,2g acceleration
  • Intuitive controller for both impact and acceleration
  • Rigid welded carriage
  • Precision guides and ball bearings for smooth displacement
  • Steel reaction seismic mass with dumper for shock isolation
  • Pneumatic (nitrogen) impact programmer

Complies with

  • ISO 2244:2002 Packaging: Complete, filled transport packages   and unit loads. Horizontal impact tests
  • ASTM D4003 – 98(2015) Standard test methods for programmable horizontal impact test forshipping containers and systems
  • EUMOS 40509 Test method for load unit rigidity

Capable to reproduce the impacts of the following standards

  • EN 15552:2008 Packaiging: Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads. Performance testing schedules for common distribution chains
  • ASTM D4169-09: standard practice for performance testing of shipping containers and systems
  • ISTA Procedures 1A, B, C, D, E, G, H; 2A, B, C; 3B, E, H; K; 4 Series; 6-FEDEX-B; 6-SAMSCLUB