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Contact details

de Vogel, Bob Ing.
Aerospace Engineering (LR), Delft Aerospace Structures & Materials Laboratory
Kluyverweg 1, 2629 HS Delft
Tel : +31 (0)15 27 81245
E-mail : b.devogel@tudelft.nl
Website : Open website

General Information

Instrument:

Impact Canon (airgun)

Location:

Delft Aerospace Structures & Materials Laboratory, Kluyverweg 1, Delft (building #41)

Key words:

impact testing, velocity, airgun

Main application:

Impact testing

Instrument specification

Max air pressure:
40 bar

Trigger machanism:
plastic sheet material which is melted away with hotwires

Barrel diameter:
25 mm or 57 mm

Projectiles :
- nylon bullets with steel nose
- iceballs

Max. Velocity:
depending on projectile and pressure up to 150 m/s