TESTING ROPS AND FOPS FOR SAFETY COMPLIANCE

Simplified testing procedures which fulfill the loading requirements of SAE Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) Code J1040a have been developed. Also, a tubular fixture was devised which accurately directs the drop object toward the overhead guard as required by Falling Object Protective Structure (FOPS) Code J231.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Off- Highway Vehicle Meeting, 13-16 September 1976, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Wetjen, R D
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00144406
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #760689
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1977 12:00AM