Small towing tank

The small towing tank at HSVA is used for research projects and various kinds of special projects.

  • Towing carriage
  • Rotating arm
  • Wave maker at short side
  • Beaches for wave damping
  • Crane 1.6 t

Tank dimensions

  • Tank length: 80 m
  • Tank width: 5 m
  • Water depth: 2.35 m
  • Diameter of manoeuvring part: 25 m


Towing carriage

  • Type of drive2 servo drives
  • Towing Carriage max. speed: 3 m/s


Wave maker on short side

  • Short side: Electric driven snake type with 10 flaps
  • 5 meters wide
  • Maximum significant wave height 0.25 m
  • Manufacturer: Bosch Rexroth
  • Wooden beach on opposite site for wave damping
  • Generation of long crested regular wave, irregular waves, wave packets, user-defined wave trains and spectra