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Slow-motion side impact testing of TMT Primary Mirror Assembly Shipping Container (PMASC) at Larson Packaging Company, September 2020

Slow-motion side impact testing of TMT Primary Mirror Assembly Shipping Container (PMASC) at Larson Packaging Company, September 2020  -  Significant violent crash impacts of four meters per second were conducted and demonstrated the level of protection for TMT’s extremely fragile equipment. Shock loads on the SSA and PMA did not exceed maximum allowable values  -  Video credit: TMT international Observatory

Slow-motion side impact testing of TMT Primary Mirror Assembly Shipping Container (PMASC) at Larson Packaging Company, September 2020

Slow-motion side impact testing of TMT Primary Mirror Assembly Shipping Container (PMASC) at Larson Packaging Company, September 2020  -  Significant violent crash impacts of four meters per second were conducted and demonstrated the level of protection for TMT’s extremely fragile equipment. Shock loads on the SSA and PMA did not exceed maximum allowable values  -  Video credit: TMT international Observatory