Model 1230 Wheel Impact Tester




Test Equipment, Laboratory Testing

Test Type

Structural Fatigue

Model 1230 Wheel Impact Tester


The Model 1230 Wheel Impact Test System measures the results of impact by a dropped weight on wheels and other components. The tester is mounted in a pit below floor level with a two-post frame and guide assembly extending above the floor. Fixtures and detachable striker heads are available to perform vertical or angular impact on a variety of wheels. A motorized winch is used to raise the drop box and incremental weights from up to 4.5 m above the test item. A remote controlled latch releases the drop box. Sensors measure position and velocity.


Drop Box 115 to 450 kg
Drop Height 0 to 4.5 m
Velocity 0.025 to 10 m/s
Position 0 to 5000 mm
Impact Load Cell 9000 kg Compression


Test Procedures

  • AK-LH-08
  • ECE R124
  • ISO 7141
  • ISO 1981
  • SAE J175
  • SAE J250
  • SAE J3010

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