Child Restraint Systems

Child Restraint Systems

NHTSA Test Lab
Official NHTSA Test Lab
Sled Test Facility
State of the Art Facility
Sled Test Experience
Experience You Can Trust
Child Restraint Systems

We Test & Validate Your Child Restraint Systems

Calspan's state of the art sled test facility features two ServoSleds, the most capable sleds in the industry. These SLED are both equipped with the latest technology with being capable of one shot pulse matching for crash simulation. We have the capability to run your car seat project to any of the following test standards for Child Restraint Systems (CRS):  

  • FMVSS-213 (including NPRM-213)  
  • CMVSS-213  
  • Side Impact  
  • Juvenile Accessories  
  • ECE-R129 (Coming Soon)  
  • Any custom test set up or unique crash pulse  

Calspan is an industry leader in automotive safety testing and we hold paramount our customers need for efficient, repeatable and reliable test data. SLED was designed from a customer perspective, to ensure the experience of testing with Calspan is held to the same high standard as the data we produce for you.

SLED is Calspan's new state of the art simulated crash testing facility. It houses two Servo Sleds, which are both capable of on demand pulse matching.

This 40,000+ sq/ft facility was designed and equipped utilizing customer input and perspective to ensure a testing experience of the highest quality.

With multiple customer preparation room, as well as devoted workspace fully equipped for modifying child seats and accessories on the fly, to keep up with testing needs and keeping projects on-schedule.

SLED also features a high tech on-site ATD laboratory ensuring our high quality of certification, calibration, troubleshooting and repair when necessary.  

Over 20,000 additional sq/ft of available storage space.

ISO 9001 certified facility with ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation for our laboratory procedures.

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