Airbus Defence and Space

ENVIRONMENTAL AND EMC TEST LABORATORIES

Centrifuge Facilities

The UKAS accredited test facility was developed to simulate aircraft acceleration. It offers functional and structural testing subjecting items to inertial forces up to 50g. Payloads of up to 50kg can be accommodated. The centrifuge has a maximum rotational speed of 180rpm.

General Equipment Specifications
--> 3 metre diameter.
--> 35 slip rings.
--> 50g acceleration limit.
--> 50kg weight limit.