Vehicle Crash

Vehicle Crash

VEHICLE CRASH

THINK DTS

  • Ultra-small, onboard data acquisition systems and sensors
  • Rugged, modular, configurable
  • Outstanding worldwide technical support 24/7/365

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CRASH/BARRIER/ROLLOVER

DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS FOR AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY TESTING

The Challenge:

  • Top automotive manufacturers testing vehicles for R&D, occupant safety and regulation testing
  • Rugged test & measurement solutions for dynamic, high-impact testing
  • Flexible configurations to support on-board, off-board, in-dummy and pedestrian safety testing
  • High channel count tests with a variety of sensor types
  • Compact test instrumentation to fit in today’s smaller vehicles
  • Maintaining test target weights and center of gravity (CG)
  • Synchronizing high-speed cameras, trigger, power and communication
  • Intuitive control software for set-up, viewing and data export

The Solution:

  • Compact DTS data acquisition systems & sensors that can be on-board or embedded in test articles
  • Modular, configurable, high-shock rated instrumentation
  • User-selectable sampling rates up to 1M sps/ch, high bandwidth options available
  • Standalone systems including power, trigger & communication synchronization
  • Complete line of ancillary accessories available
  • Store in place reliability, data writes directly to flash memory
  • Comprehensive and intuitive software solutions
  • Trusted solution provider and experts in automotive crash & injury biomechanics

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“Modeling and simulation are critical for safety testing, but there will never be a direct replacement for physical testing.”

Corporate

Airbag & Seat Belt Testing

Airbag & Seat Belt Testing

AIRBAG & SEAT BELT TESTING

THINK DTS

  • Complete data acquisition solutions for automotive safety testing
  • Modular, configurable, high-shock
  • Outstanding worldwide technical support 24/7/365

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AIRBAG & SEAT BELT TESTING

TIMED OUTPUT MODULES FOR PRECISION SQUIB FIRE OUTPUTS

The Challenge: 

  • Test instrumentation for airbag and seat belt restraint testing
  • Precision timing
  • Synchronizing high-speed cameras, trigger, power and communication
  • Built-in safety features for test engineers
  • Accurate and repeatable test data

The Solution:

  • DTS SLICE PRO Timed Output Module (TOM)
  • Modular configuration, fires up to 4 pyrotechnic devices
  • Squib firing delays from 0 to 99 seconds with 0.1msec resolution
  • 8 independently programmable digital outputs
  • Integrated safety features including LED status lights
  • Store in place reliability, data writes directly to flash memory
  • Trusted complete solution provider and experts in automotive safety testing

For more information contact sales@dtsweb.com

“New active safety innovations are important, but passive safety features like airbags and seat belts are still key to keeping drivers and passengers safe.”

Corporate

Laboratory Testing

Laboratory Testing

LABORATORY TESTING

THINK DTS

  • Data acquisition and sensors
  • Laboratory and rugged solutions
  • Outstanding worldwide technical support 24/7/365

 

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STATIC TESTING & ATD CALIBRATION

DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS FOR LABORATORY TESTING

The Challenge:

  • Product, component or static testing that does not require rugged instrumentation
  • Inspection and recertification of anthropomorphic test devices (ATDs), aka crash test dummies or manikins
  • Configurable systems that support variable channel counts, features and functions
  • Compatible hardware and software that supports a variety of external sensors
  • Instrumentation that fits standard lab racks

The Solution:

  • DTS SLICE LAB data acquisition systems feature the same electronics as the crash-hardened version, but in laboratory enclosures
  • Configurable solutions with sensor input modules and timed output modules for airbag fire
  • Systems can be easily daisy-chained to support high channel count tests
  • Compatible with standard 19-inch x3U racks, bench top enclosure option available
  • Ethernet communication
  • Store in place reliability, data writes directly to flash memory
  • Intuitive software options for set-up, viewing and data export
  • Same software supports both dynamic and lab testing, no new learning curve
  • Trusted solution provider and experts in automotive crash safety and injury biomechanics

For more information contact sales@dtsweb.com

“The ability to use the same hardware and software solution for all the test labs adds to work efficiency, cross-training of staff and overall work flow.”

Corporate

Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Safety

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY TESTING

THINK DTS

  • Ultra-small, embedded data acquisition and sensors
  • Rugged, configurable, cable-free
  • Outstanding worldwide technical support 24/7/365

RECOMMENDED DTS PRODUCTS

Featuring Integrated SLICE NANO:

PROTECTING VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

HEAD AND LEGFORMS WITH INTEGRATED DAS & SENSORS 

The Challenge:

  • Over 5,000 pedestrians are killed each week worldwide, according to the World Health Organization
  • Collecting accurate impact data to improve vulnerable road user (VRU) safety
  • Support regulation testing focused on pedestrian safety and survivability
  • Instrumentation that can be configured to support a variety of testing
  • Single solution for pedestrian legforms and headforms
  • DAQ that is interchangeable between aPLI (advanced Pedestrian Legform impactor) and FLEX PLI (Flexible Pedestrian Legform Impactor) legforms
  • Embedded instrumentation that maintains mass and CoG
  • Versatility to support required number of channels
  • Eliminating complicated cables that can alter free-flight test dynamics

The Solution:

  • Integrated miniature SLICE NANO DAS, plus angular rate and 6DOF sensors
  • Cable-free solutions to eliminate issues with cables breaking or tangling
  • SLICE NANO integration kits for child and adult pedestrian headforms deliver flexibility, reliability & repeatability
  • SLICE NANO integration kits for Advanced Pedestrian Legform Impactor (aPLI), standard configuration includes 18 DAQ channels & 6DX PRO-A sensor in upper mass, single axis ARS PRO angular rate sensor in knee
  • SLICE NANO integration kits for FLEX PLI legform with quick charging super capacitor
  • Quick-charge capacitor ensures reliable data capture and storage
  • Ability to add 6DX PRO-A and ARS PRO angular rate sensors
  • Data writes to non-volatile flash memory for secure collection

For more information contact sales@dtsweb.com

“Injuries to vulnerable road users causes emotional and economic loss to families and nations. As vehicles change, safety testing must also change to provide the most accurate data possible.”

Corporate

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