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Penetrator Accessories

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penetrator accessories Items related to penetration testing standards.
penetrator accessories

Rotary Angular System : A system that allows the positioning of the head form between 0° and 90° vertically and a rotation of 360°.
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penetrator accessories
The EN 960 full Urethane headforms (covered with conductor tape) are used for penetration tests.

penetrator accessories
If during an impact test the penetration tip damages the headform, it should be repaired immediately.

Conducting a test with a damaged headform can produce inaccurate results.

To repair the headform:
  1. Cut the conductor tape around the hole.

  2. Fill the hole with "aluminum potty.

  3. Re-cover with a conductor tape.

It is important to use a Urethane headform for penetration test because magnesium or steel headforms can damage the penetration tip.
penetrator accessories
penetrator accessories

penetrator accessories

1 - Flying arm penetrator used with the Twin Wire System

penetrator accessories Is dropped onto the helmet

2 - Basic Penetrator used with rail system (Uniaxial or Triaxial Machines)

penetrator accessories Can either be connected to the drop carriage to fall on the helmet or be attached to the base to have the helmet fall on it.

penetrator accessories
penetrator accessories The control box has a wire that connects to the impactor, and another one is connected to the bottom of the headform covered in conductor tape. If the helmet fails completely and there is direct contact between the impactor and the headform, the complete circuit will send a signal back to the control box. The headform will need to be verified for damage and repaired if needed.