TITLE

Less weight, more stable

AUTHOR(S)
Cavette, Chris
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses ways to reduce the overall weight and the center of gravity of fire trucks in the U.S. Reduction of weight on the heaviest components; Redistribution of weight; Computer program to assist fire departments in calculating the weight of equipment carried in the fire trucks. INSETS: FAMA calculator;NFPA on weight and stability.
ACCESSION #
11488316

 

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