Drop Weight Testers up to 2000 Joules

Developed in close collaboration with our customers

ZwickRoell has been delivering quality testing systems for impact testing for years. Based on their years of experience, ZwickRoell presented a new product line of drop weight testers under the Amsler brand. ZwickRoell rounds out its portfolio of impact testing for a wide range of applications with the following products.

 

Amsler HIT1100F/2000F: Materials and component testing with a single instrument  

Drop weight tester HIT1100F and HIT2000F with temperature chamber

Drop weight tester HIT1100F and HIT2000F with temperature chamber

Amsler HIT1100F/2000F: Materials and component testing with a single instrument

Application

  • Components testing
  • Puncture test on plastics to ISO 6603-2 and ASTM D3763
  • Puncture test on films to ISO 7765-2
  • Accelerated puncture test on plastics in accordance with various automotive standards
  • Charpy test to ISO 179-2
  • Izod test to ISO 180 and ASTM D256

Advantages and features 

  • Reliable test results
  • Sturdy guides make these drop weight testers ideal for components testing
  • High natural frequency measurement enables exact test results
  • Flexibility
  • Mounting platform with T-slots allows flexible mounting of various test arrangements.
  • The drop weight tester can be optionally equipped with a temperature chamber and an acceleration unit.
  • The modular design enables a wide range of applications:
    • Multiaxial puncture on plates
    • Charpy, IZOD
    • Components testing

Acceleration data

Acceleration unit for Amsler HIT2000F

For higher speeds and energies

  • Easy operation with ZwickRoell testing software

Description

Item number

Acceleration unit for Amsler HIT2000F
- Attainable impact velocity at 29.4 kg accelerated mass: 11.8 m/s
- Potential energy, max. at 29.4 kg accelerated mass: 2044 J
- Attainable impact velocity at 9.3 kg accelerated mass: 19.4 m/s
- Potential energy, max. at 9.3 kg accelerated mass: 1745 J

1050815

Acceleration unit

The acceleration unit can be used for higher speeds and energies. The acceleration unit mainly consists of a bungee cord that is tensioned, thereby providing additional energy to the testing system. Depending on the instrument, the corresponding acceleration unit must be selected.

Description

Item number

Acceleration unit for Amsler HIT1100F

- Additional energy: 834 J

- Maximum impact velocity at 9.3 kg: 14.1 m/s (corresponds to potential energy: 924 J)

- Maximum impact velocity at 29.3 kg: 8.75 m/s (corresponds to potential energy: 1121 J)

1050793

Acceleration unit for Amsler HIT 2000F
- Additional energy: 1608 J
- Maximum impact velocity at 10.1 kg: 19.4 m/s (corresponds to potential energy: 1900 J)
- Maximum impact velocity at 30.1 kg: 11.7 m/s (corresponds to potential energy: 2050 J)

1050815

Technical Data

Technical data for Amsler HIT1100F / HIT2000F basic instrument

Type

Drop weight tester Amsler HIT1100F

Drop weight tester Amsler HIT2000F

Item No.

1050792

1050814

Potential energy, without acceleration unit, max.

287

442

J

Potential energy, with acceleration unit, max.

1121

2050

J

Potential energy, min.

4.6

5

J

Drop height, dependent upon the testing equipment, max.

1000

1500

mm

Drop height, dependent upon the testing equipment, min.

50

50

mm

Drop weight, max.

29.3

30.1

kg

Drop weight, min.

9.3

10.1

kg

Weight level, min.

1

1

kg

Impact velocity, dependent upon the testing equipment, max.

4.4

5.4

m/s

Impact velocity, dependent upon the testing equipment, min.

1

1

m/s

Impact velocity, dependent upon the testing equipment, with acceleration (accessory), max.

With 9.3 kg

14.1

m/s

With 29.3 kg

8.75

m/s

With 10.1 kg

19.4

With 30.1 kg

11.7

Force signal resolution

16

16

bit

Measured-value rate (force signal), max.

3

3

MHz

Test area

Height

650

650

mm

Width

880

880

mm

Depth

740

740

mm

Dimensions

Height

3270

3870

mm

Width

1400

1400

mm

Depth

920

920

mm

Widthwith instrument electronics and open safety door

2600

2600

mm

Depth with extended temperature chamber (accessory)

1650

1650

mm

Weight, with typical accessories, approx.

1450

1600

kg

Specific floor load (applied via the machine footprint)

Static, Based on typical accessories

13.1

14.4

N/cm²

Floor load (applied via the load frame surface)

Static, Based on typical accessories

11

12

kN/m²

Scope of delivery

Ethernet cable
Light barrier for determination of impact velocity
Remote control
Shock absorbing unit
Anti-rebound device for avoidance of multiple impacts

Power input specifications

Power plug

CEE 7 (ground contact)

CEE 7 (ground contact)

Power supply

230

230

V

Phases

1Ph/N/E

1Ph/N/E

Permissible voltage fluctuation

±10

±10

%

Power consumption (full load), approx.

2

2

kVA

Power frequency

50/60

50/60

Hz

Compressed air supply

Compression

6 to 8

6 to 8

bar

Compressed air consumption (compressed air) per impact

10

20

l

Required air-supply output-rate

600

600

l/min

Compressed air connector plug

DN 7

DN 7

Maintenance unit

Mounted on instrument

Mounted on instrument

Temperature chamber

Liquid nitrogen pressure tank and Connection

Description

Item number

Liquid nitrogen pressure tank
Vacuum super insulation, 100 l, incl. connection (item number 1022235)

1022225

Connection to temperature chamber
Vacuum super insulation, L = 1.5 m, UNF 3/4"-16
Ensures optimal performance of the temperature chamber during cooling operation by using an alternative liquid nitrogen container

1022235

Amsler HIT1100F: Helmet Testing

Drop Weight Tester Amsler HIT1100F: Helmet Testing

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Drop weight testers for tests on plastics

ZwickRoell also offers the perfect solution for tests on plastics with the Amsler HIT230F and HIT600F drop weight tester.

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