The Hipporoller Drop Test

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A Drop test of the Hippo water roller containerIn November 2009 we took a Hippo Water Roller filled with 90 Litres (24 gallons) of water and dropped it from a height of 2.2 meters (7 feet) onto a solid concrete floor.

The images were taken from two different angles.

Damage to the drum was minimal:

  • A small crack appeared at the top of the drum
  • The flat surface developed a bulge
  • The screw cap popped off releasing the pressure and could still be screwed back onto the drum afterwards

Conclusion:

Despite a full roller falling from an unusual height of 2.2 meters (7 feet) the weight of 90kg (200 pounds) smashing into a solid concrete floor caused minimal damage.

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