Re: Type "D" vs. Type "E" Coupler Tests

Guy Wilber

Dave, you asked:
"Did the ARA report cite anything about the actual value of the maximum strength for either type?  Essentially is that 40,000 lbs. greater strength a 1% improvement or something like a 20% improvement?"
The value of maximum strength for the Type "D" was 295,000 lbs., while the Type "E" was 335,200.  An 8.8% improvement. 
Kindest Regards,

Guy Wilber
Reno, Nevada

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