SHEETS FOR THE PROTECTION OF LOADS. REPORT OF INQUIRY AND PROGRAMME OF WORK
This report first examined the manner in which the protective sheets used by the Administrations of 17 different countries are constructed and maintained. It would seem that these sheets all belong to the conventional type (flax, hemp or cotton for the basic fabric with linseed oil media, waxes or soaps for the dressings). The report states that the improvement of sheets of the conventional type is an idea which unfortunately must be dispensed with. It envisages the manufacture of sheets of the future in the form of fabrics prepared from artificial or synthetic fibres treated with plastomers or elastomers.
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International Union of RailwaysOffice of Research and Experiments
- Publication Date: 1961-7
- Features: Appendices;
- Pagination: 7 p.
- TRT Terms: Loading and unloading; Synthetics
- Uncontrolled Terms: Covers
- Old TRIS Terms: Lading; Lading protection; Question e58
- Subject Areas: Freight Transportation; Materials; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00052743
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: International Union of Railways
- Report/Paper Numbers: E58/RP 2/E Intrm. Rpt
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM