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Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 1993-05-19
Personnel: B.L., B.R., & S.C.
Temperature: 65

 

Inspect right front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Structure welded; no bolts.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: No visible damage.
Inspect left front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
Inspect right rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Structure welded; no bolts.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: No visible damage.
Inspect left rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
General comments of any other structure deformation or failure:
A weight of 45780 lbs. was applied for test.The right tow eye failed during the 20 degree left portion of the test at approximately 45000 lbs. Test was terminated. The right tow eye threaded portion of frame was broken from bus. Metal broke at welds.