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Testing of civil defence technology products

 

​Services for civil defence technology

  • Testing of shelter equipment:
          • Blast wave tests,
          • Flow resistance tests,
          • Leakage tests,
          • Shock tests
  • Certification and type inspection of shelter equipment (e.g. blast doors, NBC-filters, blast valves, gastight valves)
  • Quality control of production and shelter equipment products
  • Operation test for a completed shelter
          • Shelter technical operation tests
  • Research and development in sheltering techniques

Services for special shelter projects

  • Control for shelter design and specifications
  • Control for equipment selection
  • Quality control of shelter equipment
  • Operation test for a completed shelter
          • Shelter technical operation tests
          • TAB work in general

Air filter blast wave tests

Testing of iodine filters in nuclear power stations

Testing facilities

Blast simulators

  • Air-driven shock tubes; nominal diameters 150…500 mm
  • Compression chambers rated for a pressure of 100 bar
  • Maximum test pressures up to 25 bar (up to 60 bar when duration of the blast wave is short)

Ground shock simulator

  • Operating range with a load of 500 kg, maximal testing parameters
          • Acceleration 50 g
          • Displacement 40 mm
          • Velocity 2,5 m/s

Impact testing

  • Various forms, sizes and weights of impact bodies
  • Hurricane tests
          • ASTM E 1886
          • ASTM E 1996
  • Velocities 25 m/s – 300 m/s depending on the impact body characteristics
          • For instance, 100 kg cylindrical missile, 200 m/s

Impact testing video

 


 

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Tel.+358 20 722 7070
Fax+358 20 722 7001

Opening hours 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 15:00, GMT +2 time zone

 

 

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P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland
Tel. exchange +358 20 722 111
Opening hours Mon - Fri 8:00 - 16:30,
GMT +2 time zone
Fax +358 20 722 7001

CUSTOMER SERVICE

info@vtt.fi
Tel. +358 20 722 7070
Fax +358 20 722 7001
Opening hours 9:00 - 11:00 and
12:00 - 15:00,
GMT +2 time zone

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