Engineer Design Test of Dow's 4- by 4-1/2-Ft Truss Web Heavy-Duty Landing Mat.
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS
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The investigation reported herein was conducted to evaluate an extruded truss web aluminum alloy landing mat that is designed, extruded, and supplied by the Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Mich. The mat is a 4- by 4-12-ft, multihollow 6061-T6 aluminum alloy panel which consists of two 24-in.-wide extrusions welded together to form the 4-ft width. The mat has an average weight of 6.28 lb per square foot of placing area including antiskid compound.
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