Accession Number : AD0848671

Title :   Initial Production Test of Crane-Shovel, Crawler Mounted, 12-1/2-Ton, Contract No. DAAK01-67-C-C372.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun-Nov 68,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMOR AND ENGINEER BOARD FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Baugher, John C. ; Greengard, Arthur J., Jr

Report Date : 31 JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : Test objectives were to determine if the operational, performance, and maintenance characteristics of the 12-1/2-ton crane-shovel meet user requirements and if the crane-shovel can be adequately maintained at operator and organizational maintenance levels with tools and manuals available. Testing consisted of typical crane missions which included an accumulative total of 1,004.9 operational test hours for two test items.

Descriptors :   (*HOISTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), (*EARTH HANDLING EQUIPMENT, HOISTS), MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, OPERATORS(PERSONNEL), MAINTENANCE, FAILURE, PRODUCTION, TEST EQUIPMENT, COMPATIBILITY, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, MAINTAINABILITY, ROAD TESTS, DIESEL ENGINES, RELIABILITY, TRACKED VEHICLES, ATTACHMENT, FAILURE(MECHANICS), MOBILE.

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE