Although Tae Kwando discourages damaging blows, participants need to be guarded against harmful strikes with equipment tested to BS EN 13277 standards.
The CEAST 9300 series can collect data on energy absorbed, maximum load, energy to failure, and displacement to failure for concrete beams during impact tests.
For impact resistance testing of fiber cement products used in the external installation process of buildings, Instron suggests a CEAST 9340 or 9350 system.
A CEAST 9350 with a Drop Weight Impact Tester fixture can produce an edgewise impact on LCD glass to measure mechanical properties in realistic conditions.
To find the best absorption levels for the soles of athletic shoes, the 8516 testing machine measures the impulse and fatigue damping behavior of the footwear.