Accession Number : AD0775433

Title :   Crane Truck, Warehouse.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.

Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date : 08 JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The document provides a system for evaluation of warehouse crane truck performance characteristics. It discusses test planning and preliminary requirements for initial inspection, physical characteristics, servicing, training, safety precautions, run-in operations, and facilities; lists references for performance tests of clutch pedal, steering wheel, service brake, towing hook, load line hook, boom topping, sluing, crane speed, acceleration, acceleration response, slope ascension, parking brake, underclearance, stopping distance, stability, lifting attachments, structural load and overloads, turning radius, power train static torque, controls hook and cable; for post-test maintenance and inspections; and for endurance, transportability, maintenance, safety, human factors evaluation, and reliability. The document applies to gasoline-driven and electric cranes. Excludes techniques for some special purpose crane trucks.

Descriptors :   *CRANES, *TRUCKS, *TEST METHODS, SAFETY, RELIABILITY, MAINTENANCE, ACCELERATION, BRAKING

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE