And the visitors, who would like to see us from above, go up - in a helicopter!
BAM has a lot to show: For example the largest Drop test facility in the world. A 10,000-kg container for light and medium radioactive wastes will be dropped from a height of 5 metres. This Drop test is part of the prototype test for the final storage facility Konrad.
Our programme will be multifaceted and exciting:
- a car accident including a fire scenario will be simulated
- the fire-accelerating effect of pure oxygen will be shown using a model doll and
- the ignition and transformation of coal dust into a fire ball will be demonstrated.
And much more. Our partners' programme is equally spectacular:
- Linde Gas Deutschland will show 'HydroGen4' with hydrogen propulsion (the European version of Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell) and the mobile petrol station 'trailH2-Gas'.
- BAM's test site from below and above: the Promotion Association of Test Traffic Facility Horstwalde organises Offroad tours for visitors. And for those who always wanted to fly in a helicopter, inexpensive Helicopter flights will be offered.
- Work of art from sound and light: fireworks composed by pyro artist Hans-Georg Kehse will close this special day.Queries and registration:
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