In June 2017 we have successfully tested a P-MSF impact module. A 2.5 ton drop test was conducted to replicate conditions encountered in an automotive impact. The work has been supported by Transurban with an Innovation Grant.

P-MSF, a novel material invented and developed by our research group was used to manufacture a cylindrical crash element. Its controlled deformation allowed to safely arrest a 2.5 ton concrete block released from an elevation of 5 meters. A short video of the Project can be found below.

 

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