The speed of any impact event on our high strain rate test system is captured with the speed sensor, allowing researchers to know exact energy just prior to impact.

The integrated optical gates measure the velocity of any object passing through. It is configurable for multiple setups, offers user-selectable English and SI units, and can be used to trigger system lighting, camera, and other data acquisition modules for event capture. The module is keyed to integrate on the REL Flat Base and align with sight windows on the bar accelerator to acquire the speed of any striker bar or projectile passing by.

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REL Engineered Solutions High Strain Rate Testing Elements Velocity Sensor


  • Calibrated for accuracy up to 3000 ft/sec.
  • English and SI Units
  • Battery-powered for remote applications
  • Adjustable and durable base and enclosure
REL Engineered Solutions High Strain Rate Testing LED vs Ring

Visible Spectrum LED Lighting

Our Visible Spectrum lights are purpose-built for high-intensity, cost-effective, extreme frame rate scientific research cameras. 

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REL Engineered Solutions High Strain Rate Testing Elements

Essential Building Blocks

Upgrade your REL High Strain Rate Testing system with our Elements family of modular, quickly configurable, high-tech and precision machined accessories.

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