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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 on “Fake Britain” for their involvement in testing back protectors for motorcycle riders

By James Watson posted November, 2017

Cranfield Impact Centre were recently involved in assessing the suitability of back protectors for motorcycle riders. There are a number of products on the market that are copies of the original brands and may not provide the desired crash protection. CIC conducted a series of drop tests comparing different types and was shown on an episode of the BBC programme “Fake Britain”.

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

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

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