crush zone

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crush zone

[′krəsh ‚zōn]
(geology)
A zone of fault breccia on fault gouge.
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A key advancement in casting technology allowed the NSX development team to realize a quantum leap in body design, for the first time being able to engineer a vehicle with castings in key locations for rigidity, that also support the ductility necessary for placement within crush zones.
Additionally, the RAM 1500 is engiA[degrees] neered with a combination of strengthened materials and crush zones to absorb impact forces from every angle.
The vehicle's frame has left and right hydroformed aluminum tube center sections that are fitted with pairs of connecting nodes and front/rear crush zones.
Features include anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, electronic stability control, traction control, front and rear crush zones and six airbags as standard.
Material between adjacent crush zones is then chipped from the rock face.
All models have safety features normally only found on passenger cars, such as ABS with EBD, twin front airbags, door-intrusion beams, front and rear crush zones and three-point seatbelts for all occupants - even the rear centre passenger.
The Suzuki scores four stars on the Euro NCAP safety standard and safety elements include ABS with electronic brake-force distribution, front and rear crush zones absorb impact energy, front, side and curtain airbags and ISOFIX child seat anchor points.
Safety elements include ABS with electronic brake-force distribution, front and rear crush zones which absorb impact energy, front, side and curtain airbags and Isofix child seat anchor points.
These crush zones are designed to crush gracefully, with a lower initial force and increased average force," according to a joint report by the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center and the Federal Railroad Administration on the new cars.
We can reduce a car's weight without reducing its footprint, thereby maintaining the front and rear crush zones in the vehicle that are so important to passenger safety.
Some car efficiency experts have recommended making cars light but also large, with energy-absorbing crush zones.
The vehicle includes various safety features suited for the Middle East's varied road conditions, such as front disc brakes with an anti-lock brake system integrating electronic brake-force distribution; passive safety equipment highlighted by a reinforced body with front and rear crush zones designed to help absorb impact energy; standard front dual airbags for driver and front passenger; seat-mounted side-impacts; and additional safety measures for outboard front- and rear-seat passengers.