TRANSMARK RE

ELDORADO NATIONAL

Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 1995-01-19
Personnel: S.C., J.P., & N.E.
Temperature: 40

 

Inspect right front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Torqued to manufacturers specifiation.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: No deformation or damage was noted during the 20 degrees up and down pulls. During the 20 degree left pull, at approximately 15000 lbs, the hook weld cracked. Further testing was terminated.
Inspect left front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: N/A
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: N/A
Inspect right rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Torqued to manufacturers specifiation.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: No deformation or damage was noted during the 20 degrees up and down pulls. During the 20 degree left pull, at approximately 15000 lbs, the hook weld cracked. Further testing was terminated.
Inspect left rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: N/A
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: N/A
General comments of any other structure deformation or failure:
The 20 degree up and down pulls were completed to the full test load of 28,560 lbs. With no deformation or damage observed. At approximately 15,000 lbs during the 20 degree left pull the right tow hook deformed inward and the left hook's weld cracked terminating further testing.