impact test

impact test

[′im‚pakt ‚test]
(engineering)
Determination of the degree of resistance of a material to breaking by impact, under bending, tension, and torsion loads; the energy absorbed is measured in breaking the material by a single blow.

impact test

A method of determining the resistance of a specimen to fracture upon the application of a dynamic physical shock.
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Nasdaq: JASO) ("JA Solar" or "JA"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that all of its PV modules have passed the high-grade hailstone impact test conducted by TUV Rheinland.
On the other hand, a stress concentration is generated by the strong restraint of strain at the end of the notch in a Charpy impact test with a notch or a fracture mechanics evaluation.
5 Joule capacity system to replace a dated impact test machine and says it is now able to produce highly reliable test results which is assisting in improving the quality of the products it supplies.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Water impact test of an 18,000-pound (8,165 kilogram) test version of the Orion spacecraft dropped from 25 feet (7.
Taipei, June 1, 2009 (CENS) -- A Taiwan-assembled model of China's Chery Automobile scored the highest five-star evaluation in a recent local impact test on the eve of the entry of Chinese autos into the island, breaking the stereotype "toufu-car image of Chinese cars among local people, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN), sister publication of Taiwan Economic News (TEN).
Charpy test on polymeric material is an impact test to a suddenly applied force, which measure the resistance to failure of a material.
DPP gives a cautious welcome to the new impact test because although it has the potential to make impact tests more complex, it does introduce issues on which an applicant can make the case for their scheme.
The controversial needs test is to be scrapped and replaced by a new impact test.
It has also received the top score for side impact, and a top-in-class result for the frontal impact test with 15 out of 16 points.
The child protection result was achieved after two separate tests, involving a front impact test and a side impact test, using two crash test dummies.
In the experimental part of the study, a one-pass, high-speed impact test instrument and test method to evaluate materials responses on a hard disk surface have been developed.