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CIC are looking after 50% of FIA Formula One teams impact testing, including Moment of Inertia and Centre of Gravity, Sled Impact Test Facility and Sled Decelerator Testing.

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Cranfield Impact Centre (CIC) used in a project with McLaren Applied Technologies

By James Watson posted November 10, 2017

The drop tower facility at Cranfield Impact Centre (CIC) was successfully used in a project with McLaren Applied Technologies to assess the load carrying capability of a chest protector. By using specialised instrumentation such as load cells and potentiometers, an assessment could be made on prototypes.

Areas of expertise include

  • FIA Approved Site for Crash and Shock Testing of F1 Vehicles
  • Sled Deceleration Testing of Structures and Dummies
  • VCA Approved site for Coach Rollover Testing
  • Moment of Inertia and Centre of Gravity Measurement
  • Finite Element Modelling of Accident Reconstruction

We pride ourselves on the quality, professionalism and efficiency of our work, and having played our part in making the world a safer place.

Cranfield Impact Centre, Building 56, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, United Kingdom

Email: cic@cranfield.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1234 754060
Test Lab: +44 (0)1234 754390