Meaning of crush zone in English:

crush zone


another term for crumple zone
‘The central position of the engine also enlarges the crush zone between the engine and the front bumper reducing the deleterious effects of frontal and offset collisions.’
  • ‘New crush zone panels will be fitted on the doors and bumpers.’
  • ‘Cars are being designed to improve survivability of the driver and passengers, side impact bars, airbags, crush zones, soft steering columns and fittings, etc.’
  • ‘Making the crush zones stiffer for the lighter car is likely to decrease the safety levels for its occupants where a crash between two light cars may occur, or a crash between a light car and a rigid object such as a tree.’
  • ‘Grade 80 high-tensile steel is used in the side sills, underfloor spars, and in the crush zones of the front and side frames.’
  • ‘Conversely, in low speed accidents or wildlife collisions, your stock bumper crush zones may suffer more damage than necessary.’
  • ‘The airplane features crush zones beneath the cockpit, intended to compress at a rate that will protect the occupants.’
  • ‘The vehicle's front and rear sections are engineered as crush zones to absorb impact energy, while passengers are protected by a high-strength cabin structure at the centre of the vehicle.’