Transportability Testing of 6,000-Gallon Water Distributor
ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL EVALUATION DIV
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The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USADACS, Evaluation Division SMCAC-DEV, was tasked by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Command TACOM, AMSTA-ISFA, to perform a rail impact test for the 6,000-Gallon Water Distributor fabricated by E. D. Entyre and Co. From information provided, the Storage and Outloading Division SMCAC-DEO, developed tiedown procedures for transporting the 6,000-Gallon Distributor on a flatcar. These procedures were then tested to Association of American Railroads AAR Rail Impact test requirements. The 6,000-Gallon Water Distributor, as tied down on a flat car, passed these requirements. The results of these tests are contained in this report.
- Civil Engineering
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods