Accession Number : AD0698512

Title :   TEST AND EVALUATION OF RAIL IMPACTS OF ADJUSTABLE STEEL COLUMNS USED WITH PLYWOOD DUNNAGE.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS HANDLING LAB COLTS NECK N J

Personal Author(s) : Connolly,Edward J. ; Antisell,Frank L.

Report Date : 15 NOV 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : Rail impact tests were conducted at Naval Weapons Handling Laboratory, NAD Earle, to determine whether plywood dunnage and adjustable steel columns can be used to retain Fleet Issue Unit Loads of Mk 82 Bombs, for one or more, railcar shipments. Impacts at various speeds, four to nine MPH, caused considerable damage to the plywood gates and associated steel columns. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GENERAL PURPOSE BOMBS, STORAGE), (*RAILROAD CARS, IMPACT), DAMAGE CONTROL, PALLETS, BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY), HANDLING, INSTALLATION, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, SAFETY

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE