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The Drop Tower


The Drop Tower


The Drop Tower facility is typically used to validate or confirm the performance of a product or sub-assembly before prototype testing. This allows a supplier to refine their design and to have greater confidence that it will meet customer and relevant regulatory requirements.



  • Compact tower with test capability equivalent to two conventional machines using off-the-shelf technology
  • Energy delivery within a single vertically orientated frame using mass acceleration springs to drive the falling mass / specimen into the load cell and achieve the required energy / velocity
  • Low to high energy combined with low to high speed
  • Delivers impact energies up to 12kJ at 17 metres per second
  • Conventional drop towers generally deliver speeds under 7m/s


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