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Test Procedure and Performance Criteria for the Under-carriage Load Carrying Ability of Farm Materials Transport Equipment

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

ASAE  ASAE S360.1 (R2014)   February  2004

Keywords: Capacity, Load, Test, Tires, Transport, Under-carriage

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 This Standard provides a uniform method for determining capacity ratings of two different types of wheeled under-carriages used to transport agricultural materials as a towed implement. They include type (a) the farm wagon running gear and type (b) where the under-carriage components are integral with the enclosure. The Standard provides minimum acceptable performance criteria.

1.2 This Standard relates to farm materials transport towed implements having two or more axles. Steering means for the front axle include auto-steer or fifth wheel type.

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