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Can-Filled Crash BarrierCrash barrier composed largely of used aluminum beverage cans protects occupants of cars in collisions with poles or trees. Lightweight, can-filled barrier very effective in softening impact of an automobile in head-on and off-angle collisions. Preliminary results indicate barrier is effective in collisions up to 40 mi/h (64 km/h).
Document ID
19820000197
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Wilson, A. H.
(CALTECH)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1983
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
Machinery
Report/Patent Number
NPO-15188
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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