APPLICATION SPOTLIGHT

PLAYGROUND SURFACES

THINK DTS

  • Data acquisition & sensors
  • Injury biomechanics experts
  • Outstanding worldwide technical support 24/7/365

RECOMMENDED DTS PRODUCTS

RECREATIONAL SURFACE TESTING

HEADFORM WITH BUILT-IN DATA LOGGER AND SENSORS

The Challenge:

  • Testing playground and recreational surfaces including pour-in-place and rubber tiles
  • Factory testing for product development and compliance validation
  • Field testing for installation, maintenance and inspectors
  • Cables that get tangled, damaged or alter test dynamics 
  • Setting up in the field, tracking test data from multiple test sites
  • Data retrieval, reporting and form generation
  • Reliability, accuracy and repeatability 

The Solution:

  • HeadSAFE Impact Tester, portable headform with built-in acceleration recorder
  • Cable-free system designed specifically for surface testing
  • DC-Response triaxial accelerometers ensure accurate velocity & displacement data
  • Hardware meets ASTM F1292 and EN 1177 standards
  • Logs temperature, date and time for up to 2000 events in flash memory
  • Easy-to-use software with multiple viewing and post-processing options
  • GMax and Head Injury Criterion (HIC) values
  • Easy-to-use software with multiple viewing and post-processing options
  • Generate custom lab or field reports on the spot

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    21,000 playground accidents annually result in traumatic brain injuries, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

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