Ford Motor Co.'s new, aluminum-laden CI-9000 series, cab-over-engine trailer tractor that boasts the industry's first all-welded cab and over 1 one-half tons of standard and optional aluminum components is described. The all-welded cab represents a small part of the total aluminum usage in Ford's new tractor. Weight saving, even in the smallest, lightest components without sacrificing strength or durability was the company's goal. the company's goal.

  • Corporate Authors:

    W.B. Griffin

    919 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60611
  • Publication Date: 1978-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 34-42
  • Serial:
    • Modern Metals
    • Volume: 34
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: W.B. Griffin

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183824
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1978 12:00AM