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

Technical Specifications

  • 2 options: Electrical or hydraulic machine.
  • Impact platform up to 1400×1800 mm
  • Max load up to 2000 kg.
  • Up to 4 m/s speed impact.
  • Sine and trapezoidal shock pulses.
  • Up to 0.8g acceleration test.
  • Intuitive controller.
  • Shock isolation: Steel reaction seismic mass with dumper.

Impacts tests supported

  • EN 15552:2008 Packaging: Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads. Performance testing schedules for common distribution chains.
  • ASTM D4169-16: Standard practices 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-SAMSCLUB, 6-AMAZON.COM.

Complies with

  • ISO 2244:1000(2016) Packaging: Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads. Horizontal impact tests.
  • ASTM D4003 – 98 (2015) Standard test methods for programmable horizontal impact test for shipping containers and systems.
  • EUMOS 40509-2012 Test method for load unit rigidity.


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