STUDDED TYRES-TESTS ON SURFACINGS AND EQUIPMENT

LES PNEUS A CRAMPONS - ESSAIS SUR LES REVETEMENTS ET LES EQUIPEMENTS.

THE STUDY OF STUDDED TYRES WAS CARRIED OUT ON THE CIRCULAR TEST TRACK OF THE PONT A MOUSSON RESEARCH CENTRE. THE CONCLUSIONS REACHED ARE AS FOLLOWS: 0/14 BITUMINOUS MIXTURES HAVE A HIGHER RESISTANCE THAN 0/10 MIXTURES; HIGHLY COMPACTED MIXTURES WITH A HIGH FILLER CONTENT HAVE THE HIGHEST STRENGTH: THE LOS ANGELES COEFFICIENT IS NOT A SATISFACTORY CRITERION FOR EVALUATING THE RESISTANCE OF A BITUMINCUS MIXTURE TO STUDDED TYRES, IN PARTICULAR BITUMINOUS MIXTURES CONTAINING CRUSHED AGGREGATES OF ALLUVIAL ORIGIN BEHAVED VERY SATISFACTORILY; THE WEIGHT OF THE STUDS HAS A MARKED INFLUENCE ON THE RATE OF WEAR; COMPOSITE STUDS ENCASED IN PLASTICS RESULTED IN TWO TO THREE TIMES LESS WEAR THAN STUDS ENCASED IN METAL. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chausees (LCPC)

    Boulevard Lefebvre 58
    Paris Cedex 15,   France  F-75732
  • Authors:
    • REQUIRAND, R
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • French

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  • Accession Number: 00081643
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM