TESTING of LARGE CAPACITY DAMPERS

Damptech has developed and tested dampers from 100kN (22.5 kips) to 5000 kN (1124 kips) 

The 5000 kN damper shown below is one of the largest capacity dampers in the world, and was developed for the earthquake protection of the Abenobashi Terminal Building, the tallest building in Japan at 300 m, which opened on March 7, 2014 in Osaka.

Other dampers with 500, 1000, 1500, 2000 and 2250 kN capacity have also been rigorously tested. The 5000 kN damper was tested at the testing facilities at the Technical University of Denmark, while the 500 to 2250 kN dampers were tested in Japan.

 

5000 KN DAMPER TESTS IN DENMARK

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500-2250 KN DAMPER TESTS IN JAPAN 

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VARIOUS DAMPER TESTS 

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