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von Karman Institute Test Laboratory : Shakespeare accredited by BELAC

BELACThe SHAKESPEARE facility (SHaking Aparatus for Kinetic Experiments of Sloshing Projects with EArthquake REproduction )is following the ISO17025 standard for seismic testing following IEC 60068-3-3: Environmental testing – Part 3: Guidance – Seismic test methods for equipment. The test laborary recently received the accreditation certificated N° 642 - TEST from the accreditation board, BELAC.

Tests of component are performed using 6 homemade accelerometers and one PCB356B18. The SHAKESPEARE can reproduce sine beats, sine sweeps and accelerograms that follow the IEC 60068-3-3 standards, or following any specified frequency spectrum ranging in the [0-1] g amplitude and with the majority of the frequency content in the [0-10] Hz frequency range.

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