Evaluation of AM2 Landing Mat Replacement Panels and Keylock Assemblies
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS
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This study was conducted to evaluate replacement panels and keylock assemblies as accessories for use with AM2 landing mat in the construction of forward airfields. It was also desired to evaluate the capability of the AM2 mat to withstand traffic when laid in a longitudinal direction. A test section with a 10-CBR subgrade and the AM2 mat laid in both longitudinal and transverse directions, with the accessories included, was constructed and subjected to accelerated traffic of a 27,000-lb single-wheel load with a 30.00-7.7 tire inflated to 400 psi.
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