TITLE

Trailer-skirt success

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2006, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the reduction in fuel consumption being offered by the Laydon Trailer Skirt package from Laydon Composites Ltd. (LCL). Rate of fuel consumption reduction attributed to the skirt; Software and equipment used by LCL to address problems relating to the design and processing of composite transportation components; Outcome of the tests conducted on the skirts.
ACCESSION #
19879981

 

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