Our experts at THIOT INGENIERIE develop and design single-stage and two-stage light-gas guns, powder guns, Hopkinson bars, acceleration generators and detonation chambers for research centres and manufacturers all over the world. Through our unique expertise and nearly 30 years of experience, the company has become a world leader in equipment for studying the behaviour of materials in fast dynamics conditions.
THIOT INGENIERIE also boasts the first private Shock Physics laboratory, with cutting-edge test equipment and metrology solutions. The company is the preferred partner of stakeholders in the defence and security, aeronautics, aerospace and research sectors for the characterisation of materials and high-velocity impact testing, which we combine with our unique expertise in numerical simulation.
Our aim is to study the behaviour of materials and structures under shock stress (crashes, ballistic impacts,blasts, etc.) in the minutest detail to enable our customers to develop the most reliable products capable of handling the threats they face. Experts, researchers and engineers remain at your service to advise and support you in the development and optimisation of your products.