Accession Number : AD1049877


Title :   Inter-Laboratory Combat Helmet Blunt Impact Test Method Comparison


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Mar 2016,31 Aug 2017


Corporate Author : ARMY NATICK SOLDIER RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER MA NATICK United States


Personal Author(s) : Kayhart,Tony J ; Hewitt,Charles A ; Cyganik,Jonathan


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1049877.pdf


Report Date : 26 Mar 2018


Pagination or Media Count : 48


Abstract : Blunt impact testing of helmets was performed and statistical analysis was completed in order to verify inter-laboratory consistency. Two laboratories were previously validated for blunt impact testing of Army combat helmets: the U.S. Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) and NTS Chesapeake Testing Services (CTS). A third organization, the Natick Solder Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) was evaluated and compared to ensure that testing conducted there would be consistent with the other two laboratories.


Descriptors :   test methods , test facilities , statistical analysis , impact tests , protective equipment , energy absorbers , dynamic tests , wounds and injuries , BRAIN , HELMETS , STIFFNESS , VELOCITY , HEAD ANATOMY


Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Protective Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE