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VISION
The vision is to be International Center of Excellence for Vehicle Safety.
MISSION
The mission is to provide facilities for the vehicle safety tests and R&D capabilities to reach “zero death in traffic accidents” that is global automotive industries’ target.
GOALS

  • To conduct tests according to the international regulations and directives.
  • To provide the supports to Automotive Main (OEM) and Supplier Industry through R&D projects and vehicle safety tests.
  • To conduct academic studies through graduate studies and researches supported by national and international bodies.

OBJECTIVES

  • To fulfill the duties specified in the mission statement that are in the direction of the vision statement by collaborating with national and international organisations.
  • To provide services to the global market as well as Turkey.

SOME OF THE TESTS PERFORMED in labaratory

  • Front Crash Simulation Tests
  • Rear Crash Simulation Tests
  • Whiplash Crash Simulation Tests
  • Restraint and Airbag Development System Tests
  • Airbag Firing System Tests
  • Seat Belt Pretensioner Firing System Tests
  • Road Ambulances and Medical Devices Tests
  • Static  Seat Belt Anchorage Tests
  • Tests with Linear Impactor

Metu-BİLTİR Center Vehicle Safety Unit Sled Test  Facility has been accredited as of 14 November 2011 after the inspection carrying out by (TÜRKAK) Turkish Accreditation Agency  according to TS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2010 standard and sled tests (dynamic tests ) applying within the framework of the directive and regulations of ECE R 14, ECE R 16, 77/541/AT, ECE R 17, ECE R 80, 74/408/AT, ECE R 44, FMVSS 213, TS/EN 1789 which are seat belt and seat belt anchorages, restrain systems, vehicle seats, seat anchorages and head restraints, child seats and child restraint systems,  road ambulances and their equipments  .

A. TEST SYSTEMS


1- CRASH SIMULATION SYSTEM
Sled Test System
IST Instron Hydropuls  


Catapult Unit
Crash Simulation System Properties

Catapult Unit:

  • 2500 kN Nominal Force
  • 1700mm Working Stroke
  • 140.000 l/min 4-Stage Servovalve
  • Hydraulic Power Supply: 250 l/min flow rate
  • Hydraulic Power Supply: 280 bar (4000 psi)Pressure

Sled and Rail System:

  • 2500 kg payload
  • 1800 x 4100 mm sled dimensions
  • 90 g max. acceleration
  • 90 km/hr max. velocity
  • 32 m long precise rails

The tests that can be performed 
The tests that defined by the following can be made with the test system in the laboratory:

  • EURO NCAP& US NCAP Frontal and Rear Crash Tests
  • Automobile&Truck Seats (ECE-R16, ECE-R17, 74/408/EC)
  • Bus Seats (ECE-R80)
  • Seat Belt and Airbag Systems (ECE-R16, 77/541/EC, 76/115/EC)
  • Road Ambulances and Medical Devices (EN 1789)
  • Child Seat and Seat Belt Systems (ECE-R44/04, FMVSS-213)
  • Plane Seats (FAR/JAR 23, FAR/JAR 25 and FAR/JAR 27)
  • Wheelchairs (NEN 2746, ISO/SD 10542, ISO/CD 7146, DIN 75078-2)

Note: There are also “Overturning Test Device” for child seat tests.


2. STATIC SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE TEST SYSTEM
Technical Specifications:

  • Up to test  5 seats at the same time
  • 10 piston (5 15 kN, 5 30 kN)
  • 4 m height, 5m length, 3m width

Test Facilities:

  • Static Seat Belt Anchorage tests ( ECE R14, 76/115/EC, FMVSS 210)

3.LINEAR IMPACTOR TEST SYSTEMS:
3.1. PED LEG TEST SYSTEM
Technical Specifications

  • Up to 170 m/s2  acceleration
  • 45 km/h max speed
  • +/- 0.1 km/h speed accuracy
  • +/- 0.1 km/h repeatability
  • Within a radius of 5mm targeting precision
  • Max impactor mass 50kg at 25 km/h and 25 kg at 45 km/h

Test Facilities:

  • Body Block Tests (ECE R12, FMVSS-203)
  • (When leg forms supply) Leg Form Tests ( EEVC WG17, 78-2009-EC)
  • EURO NCAP Pedestrian Safety Tests

3.2. FMH TEST SYSTEM
Technical Specifications:

  • Up to 120 m/s2  acceleration
  • 25 km/h max speed
  • +/- 0.1 km/h speed accuracy
  • +/- 0.1 km/h repeatability
  • Within a radius of 5mm targeting precision
  • Max impactor mass 4.6 kg

Test Facilities:

  • FMH Tests (FMVSS-201U)

3.3. PED HEAD TEST SYSTEM
Technical Specifications:

  • Up to 120 m/s2  acceleration
  • 45 km/h max speed
  • +/- 0.1 km/h speed accuracy
  • +/- 0.1 km/h repeatability
  • Within a radius of 5mm targeting precision
  • Max impactor mass 4.8 kg

Test Facilities:

  • PED HEAD Tests (FMVSS-201)
  • EURO NCAP Pedestrian Safety Tests

B. THE EQUIPMENT USED IN TESTS


1. Crash Test Manikins


4 Hybrid III 50th percentile male dummies (2 instrumented-2 ballast)
2 Hybrid III 95th percentile male dummies (1 instrumented-1 ballast)
1 Hybrid III 5th percentile female dummy (instrumented)
1 BioRID II dummy
1 TNO-10 testing dummy


For manikin certification “Manikin Certification Labrotory” is established.


2. Lighting System


K.H.Steuernagel
Total 12 lights average of 150.000 lux capacity


3. High Speed Cameras

High Speed Cameras
Weinberger



3 SPEEDCAM G2 Camera:
1536x1024 1000 frame/second
1024x768 2000 frame/second

2 SPEEDCAM MiniVis Camera
1280x1024 500 frame/second


4.Data Acquisition System
Kayser Threde


3 KT MiniDAU Advanced with 32Channels (Total 96 channels):

  • From 30 Hz to 100 kHz SamplingRate

1 KT 3789R Airbag Timer with Recorder:

  • 8 independent timer channels

Examples of some tests which are performed in the laboratory and permitted by related institution to publish on the websites:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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