A space company wants to measure the cushioning effect of their rover’s landing legs through a drop test. They want to test how much force the landing gear can absorb until issues are caused in the legs.
Interface suggests using the INFRD Platform Scale, which has four shear beam load cells installed at the corners of the scale. A drop test is conducted at different heights, and the results are summed using a JB104SS Junction Box built in the scale. The results are measured and logged on the provided SD card. Results can be also be viewed and logged when the 9330 connects to a PC.
The INFRD Platform Scale was able to capture the forces that was implemented onto the rover’s landing gear through these drop tests.