BB365

THOMAS BUILT

Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 1995-03-17
Personnel: B.L., B.R., S.C., & D.F.
Temperature: 68

 

Inspect right front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: During the 20 degree up pull, the toques are ok.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: The left frame rail extension bent inward at approxiately 13,400 lbs., during the 20 degree up pull.
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: During the 20 degree up pull, the toques are ok.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: The right frame rail extension bent inward at approxiately 13,400 lbs., during the 20 degree up pull.
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 test was to be performed at 15,540 lbs. At approximately, 13,400 lbs. during the 20 degree up, both the left and right frame rail extensions bent inward terminating further testing.