Dummy Calibration


The Dummy Calibration Laboratory on TRC's proving grounds is designed to provide dummy testing in support of crash tests, impact simulations and dummy development.

Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.) personnel are active on SAE subcommittees and task groups to contribute to and stay abreast of new developments in the Anthropomorphic Test Device (ATD) field. We provide calibration services for government and industry equipment. TRC Inc. also offers ATD training classes.

Our professional staff is dedicated to providing you with accurate, timely, and well-planned and organized services.
TRC  Inc.'s calibration services capabilities for ATDs include:
Frontal Impact:
Side Impact:
  • Hybrid III 5th (572O)
  • SID IIs (Build Level C & D)
  • CAMI Newborn
  • Hybrid III 50th (572E)
  • EuroSID-1
  • CAMI 6 month old (572D)
  • Hybrid III 95th (Large Male)
  • ES-2 (EuroSID)
  • Hybrid III 3 year old (572C)
  • Hybrid II 50th (572B)
  • ES-2re (EuroSID)
  • Hybrid III 6 year old (572I)
  • VIP 5th
  • WorldSID 5th
  • Hybrid III 10 year old
  • VIP 95th
  • WorldSID 50th
  • Hybrid II 6 year old
  • BioSID
  • CRABI 6, 12, & 18 month old
  • US DOT SID (572F)
  • SID-H3


TRC Inc.'s ATD calibration test stations service multiple ATD types, and include:
  • Head Drop Fixture
  • Pendulum Impact Station (Head, Neck, Thorax, Abdomen, Pelivis and Knee, Foot)
  • Neck Pendulum Fixture with Adapters for All Dummy Necks
  • Torso Flexion Fixture
  • Hip Flexion Fixture
  • EuroSID Rib Module Drop Test Equipment
  • Child Dummy Station
  • SID Thoracic Shock Absorber
  • Hybrid II Lumbar and Abdominal Compression Fixtures
  • Additional Instrumentation Upon Request