DOOR LATCH INTEGRITY: MOVING DEFORMABLE BARRIER INTO A 1986 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF AT 315 DEG IMPACT ANGLE. FINAL REPORT

A 1986 Volkswagen Golf was impacted by a moving deformable barrier conforming to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's TP-214D-02 lab procedure with the exception of the barrier's wheels being oriented parallel to its framework. The test was conducted on January 12, 1993. The purpose of this test was to measure the occupant response and loads between the latch/striker interface of the driver's side door in the 315 deg, 72 kph side impact mode. The actual test speed was 72.4 kph. The vehicle's maximum static crush was 500 mm. The ambient temperature was 2 deg C.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 149 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00719476
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-807 978, REPT-930112
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-88-C-07292
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 25 1996 12:00AM