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T-Hook Slots for Securement in Shipment of Agricultural Equipment

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

ASAE  ASAE S356.1   March  1980

Keywords: Fastness, Shipping, T-hook

1 Purpose

1.1 To provide a means of securement in shipment of agricultural equipment on railroad flat cars and flat-bed trucks by utilizing a T-hook and slot method.

1.2 This proposal is intended to reduce the possibility of damage to material shipped and to provide increased economy in shipping.

2 Scope

2.1 To provide standardized restraining slots, in accordance with product weight category and test requirements, to be incorporated in agricultural equipment that will be shipped, utilizing a T-hook and slot method of tiedown.

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