Use of Lightweight Materials and Components in Tractor Trailers

With the development of newer composite materials and the general advancement in regards to lightweight materials, FERIC will renew its efforts towards bringing these technologies to the forest industry. The researcher will continue to explore the strengths and limitations of alternate materials and determine their applicability for use in forestry trailers. Cost-benefit analysis performed and required maintenance practices will be identified.

    Language

    • English

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Contract Numbers:

      200412RT373E

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada

      580 St-Jean Boulevard
      Pointe-Claire, Quebec    H9R 3J9
    • Performing Organizations:

      Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada

      580 St-Jean Boulevard
      Pointe-Claire, Quebec    H9R 3J9
    • Principal Investigators:

      Brown, M

    • Start Date: 20040000
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: RiP Project 10877

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01458636
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Transportation Association of Canada
    • Contract Numbers: 200412RT373E
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:47PM