Patent Number: 7,610,821

Title: Side impact dynamic intrusion simulator

Abstract: A side impact simulator includes a primary sled connected to an actuator. A platform for supporting a vehicle seat and crash test dummy is slidably supported on the primary sled. A support is mounted to the platform, with a plurality of thrust rods slidably mounted therein. The primary sled includes a strike plate for striking an end of the thrust rods.

Inventors: Klein; Reinhold S. (Shelby Township, MI)

Assignee: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G01M 19/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017