SAFETY RELATED TESTING AND RESULTS OF POLYCARBONATE AND TEMPERED GLASS NON-WINDSHIELD GLAZING APPLICATIONS

The paper presents results from a series of tests that address safety related issues concerning vehicle glazing. These issues include occupant containment, head impact injury, neck injuries, fracture modes, and laceration. Component level and full vehicle crash tests of standard and polycarbonate nonwindshield glazing were conducted. The test were part of a study to demonstrate that there is no decrease in the safety benefits offered by polycarbonate glazing when compared to current glazing.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00803719
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0768001404
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SP-1320,, 20980800
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 6 2001 12:00AM