Test Article Safety Solutions

Achieve complete control over both planned loading and unintended unloading of multi-channel aerospace structural test systems. MTS load limiting and load abort technologies are deployed worldwide to protect lab personnel and one-of-a-kind structural test articles from uncontrolled or excessive forces in the event of power outage or test system interlock during testing.

Applications

  • Load Limiting
  • Overload Protection

Test Specimens

  • Complete Full-Scale Structures
  • Sub-Assemblies
  • Sub-Systems
  • Flight Control Systems

Key Product Features

Innovative Technology

Active load abort system can reduce all actuator loads to a neutral state simultaneously

Integrated / Synchronized

Redundant unload control system runs in concert with test load control

Versatile

User definable loading schemes for both rate and unloading load profiles

Advanced Safety Features

Delivers both load limiting and overload protection

Model Comparison

AeroPro Software Solution

  • Standard test article safety solution
  • Establishes limits for test actuator output forces

AeroPro with Redundant Passive Mechanical System

  • Advanced test article safety solution
  • Establishes limits for test actuator output forces
  • Capable of reducing test actuator loads to a neutral state in the event of power outage or test interlock

AeroPro with Integrated Active Mechanical System

  • Premium test article safety solution
  • Establishes limits for actuator output forces
  • Capable of coordinated, simultaneous reduction all test actuator loads to a neutral state in the event of power outage or test interlock
  • User-definable unloading schemes for both rate and load profiles

Featured Case Studies

Airbus Military: Protecting full-scale test articles

Technical Overview

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