Accession Number:

ADA059334

Title:

Study of Force Effects on Selected Materials used in Cargo to Vehicle Restraint Systems for Rail Transport. Volume 5. Effectiveness of Wheel Chocks in the Chain Restraint System on DODX 80 Ton Flatcar,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MILITARY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT COMMAND TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AGENCY NEWPORT NEWS VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

This report presents results of tests that were conducted during September 1977 to measure the effectiveness of wheel chocks when a vehicle is secured to a flatcar equipped with a chain restraint system.

Subject Categories:

  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE