Pendulum Impact Testing

At a glance

Millbrook's expert team in the UK carries out legislative pendulum impact testing on a variety of vehicle types and components.

Pendulum Impact Testing in Millbrook's crash test laboratory
Bumper pendulum impact testing in Millbrook's crash test laboratory, including 49 CFR Part 581
Pendulum Impact Testing in Millbrook's crash test laboratory

Pendulum impact testing, including linear, head form and bumper pendulum impact tests, enables Millbrook’s customers to develop occupant safety and protection.

Their interior components can then be signed-off by a variety of witnessing authorities. Typical test types cover front and rear seats, instrument panels and centre consoles.

Millbrook performs bumper pendulum testing to worldwide standards including the following:

  • ECE R42
  • Federal Regulation 581 (49 CFR Part 581)
  • CMVSS 215

It performs head form pendulum impact tests to European and Federal standards and equivalents including the following:

  • ECE R17
  • ECE R21 (head impact regulation)
  • R25