April 12, 2006

Cool toys, these

A very cool visit for a simulated blast test, where they use fast servohydraulics to simulate explosives. This is to test a coating on a cinderblock wall, to see if it acts like the polymer in safety glass.

Pictures and a video of the test itself, taken with my Canon. Enjoy!


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