A factory refurbished HITS is now FOR SALE. The sled carriage is 106 in. long x 55 in. wide with a front bulkhead measuring 60 in. tall x 55 in. wide. The maximum payload is 6,000 lbs. The overall machine footprint is 39 ft. long x 5 ft. wide. The seismic mass weighs 20,000 lbs (actual test system shown below).
Railroad cars on a track.

Horizontal Impact Test Systems (HITS) simulate the horizontal shock effects of rail switching, truck docking, unit load stability, and other types of horizontal impacts. Our standard HITS models are specifically designed to test in accordance with ASTM D4169 and ASTM D4003 as well as other corporate, industry and government specifications such as ISTA and ISO.