Tendon Support – Dynamic Testing (DIT)


The DIT (Dynamic Impact Tester) is designed to impart a dynamic impulse of energy into dynamic rock bolts. Energy is imparted by a freefalling mass that impacts onto the bolt sample which is fixed inside a steel tube, that is pinned to the testing frame.



Machine specifications

Maximum energy (kJ) 65
Minimum weight (kg) 551
Maximum weight (kg) 3171
Maximum drop height (m) 2.1
Maximum impact velocity (m/s) 6.4
Maximum bolt length (m) 3.5
Maximum sample diameter (mm) Ø200

DIT energy map

Typical data representation