Ice loads

Capabilities

1) Ice-structure-interaction tests 

  • With different test rigs (e.g. drop tower)

2) Measurement of local ice-pressure-distributions

  • On flat surfaces
  • On deformable structures

3) Preparation and evaluation of thin sections



 

Equipment

Our laboratory is equipped with a number of various test machines and measurement devices. 

  • 20‘‘ Cold room until -40°C
  • Deep freezer until -60°C

  • TekScan pressure measurement system (500 psi bis 5000 psi)

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