Accession Number:

ADA001734

Title:

LD-18 Logging Unit on TT-4 Base Tractor,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Report Date:

1974-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

A soil ripper attachment and a dozer blade with push arms have been installed on a TT-4 tractor to produce a rig, disignated the LD-18, intended for use in the construction and maintenance of log hauling spurs. The implements and their controls were added onto the TT-4 in a simple, innovative manner that entailed no major modifications to the tractor itself and that permits their removal for hauling jobs. The prototype of the LD-18, described in this article, successfully underwent field tests, was approved for manufacture, and is currently being turned out on a serial basis by the Yoshkar-Ola Logging Machinery Plant.

Subject Categories:

  • Forestry
  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE