Vibration Facilities
19 Mar 2018





​RAL Space LDS V8-440 Vibrator


RAL Space has a 67kN 3-axis vibration facility which is located in the R100 AIV Building. The vibrator has advanced digital control and analysis systems and is able to test a wide range of products ranging from component level to large payloads up to 700kg. RAL will install a new vibration facility in the NSTF building.

Ling Dynamic Systems LDS V8-440​

  • Max force = 67 kN
  • Max acceleration = 140g
  • Max velocity = 1.78 m/s
  • Max displacement = 63mm peak-to-peak
  • Max payload (including moving mass) = 700Kg

Configuration options:

  • Head expander: 0.6m diam or 1.2m x 1.2m
  • Slip table: 0.75m x 0.75m or 1.22m x 1.22m
  • 64 channels as standard expandable to 128
  • Force limiting 6 triaxes

Facility properties

  • Crane capacity: 1 Tonne
  • Crane hook height: 5.4 m
  • Access doors: size 3.5 m wide x 3.5 m high
   RAL Space LDS V8-440 Vibrator