Impact-Study-Hip-Protector-Application

Impact Study – Hip Protector Application with the High-Speed I-Scan® System

Tekscan sensor model #5250 was placed between a prototype plastic hip protector and the  hip of an artificial leg. The sensor output at peak load is shown above in 2D and 3D.

Measurement Types:

– Research and development

– Comparative testing

– Identification of peak pressure

– Testing and validation

Benefits:

–Optimize product performance

–Improve shock absorption

–Reduce injury

–Design validation

–Assist with material selection