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Human Factors Research Unit (HFRU)

Seat Testing

Seat testing – ISO 10326–1, ISO 10326–2, ISO 7096, ISO 5007


The Human Factors Research Unit performs laboratory and field tests of the vibration transmissibility of seats for vehicles and seat manufacturers.

Test procedures conform to established protocols or are tailored to customer requirements and are performed using human subjects or an anthropodynamic dummy.

We conduct tests on suspension seats and railway passenger seats in accord with standards:

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