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The flying floor is used for testing according to EURO-NCAP pole impact, FMVSS 201, FMVSS 201 oblique pole impact and US-NCAP pole impact. The mobile platform is designed in a way that allows driving the test vehicles against a fixed barrier at any desired angle. The platform's basic frame consists of two symmetrical steel tube joist frames and two pivoting guide units. The inspection area contains an acrylic glass sheet that is screwed into the basic frame and is covered with a polycarbonate plate. This renders the inspection area very stiff and less susceptible to wear and tear. The remaining platform area contains screwed-in multi-layer plates, which in turn are covered by PTFE plates. All PTFE plates are grounded on the frame in order to dissipate the electrostatic charge.
This mobile platform is designed to catapult the test vehicles sideways into a sand bed. The platform's basic frame consists of three symmetrical steel tube joist frames, each with its own running gear, as well as two pivoting guide units. The platform's basic frame contains screwed-in multi-layer plates, which are covered by PTFE plates. All PTFE plates are grounded on the frame in order to dissipate the electrostatic charge. The platform can be disassembled into three smaller parts for transport and storage. Due to removable swivel castors the platform can be moved in any desired direction outside of the test track. The brake system for the deceleration of the platform can be individually adjusted according to customer demand and is completely installed below the platform. The brake system is screwed into the hall floor, using appropriate ground anchors. Depending on the number of tests, different brake systems (buckling tubes or hydraulic dampers) may be used. The platform surface contains several integrated attachment points for the fixation of the test vehicle during the start-up phase.