Accession Number : AD0658568

Title :   CARBON MONOXIDE HAZARD FROM EXHAUST GASES IN TANKS THAT ARE IN TOW.

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Report Date : 11 MAY 1944

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The purpose of the report is to investigate the magnitude of the carbon monoxide hazard in a towed tank resulting from pollution by the engine exhaust of the towing vehicle. The report covers the investigation of the carbon monoxide hazard in tanks being towed by each of four towing vehicles; M4A1 and M4A3 medium tanks, and M32B1 and M32B3, recovery vehicles, over two courses representing level road and upgrade driving, the tanks each being tested alternately with towing bar and towing cable. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXHAUST GASES, *HAZARDS), CARBON MONOXIDE, TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES), SAFETY, TOWED VEHICLES, POISONING, TOWING CABLES, WIND, VELOCITY

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE