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Document ID (ISN)63973
CIS number 95-738
ISSN - Serial title 0016-5808 - Gefńhrliche Ladung
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Podzuweit U.
Title Securing of load - Transport of barrels
Original title Ladungssicherung - Lass rutschen, Kumpel [in German]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1994, Vol.39, No.9, p.406-410. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Barrels falling off trucks were among the major causes of road accidents involving the transport of materials in Germany between 1987 and 1989. The movements of steel and polyethylene drums on a truck during braking were studied experimentally. A variety of loading surfaces, such as wood, corrugated aluminium, or anti-slip floor mats were tested. Surfaces producing a high friction caused the barrels to tip over. From the results recommendations for inclusion in the standards on securing barrels are derived.
Descriptors (primary) securing of loads; road transport; transport industry; drums
Descriptors (secondary) friction; transport of materials; experimental determination; materials testing; slipperiness testing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport industry (in general)