SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1963

Rail-Car Impact Simulator


A new tester has been developed to measure the effects of impacts encountered by containers in rail-car shipment. Typical results for several constructions of industrial bagging materials are shown. Correlation with actual controlled rail-car impact tests has been demonstrated and statistically verified.

Author Information

Patterson, D.
Celanese Polymer Co., Wilmington, Del.
Lantos, P., R.
Celanese Polymer Co., Wilmington, Del.
Price: $25.00
Contact Sales
Reprints and Permissions
Reprints and copyright permissions can be requested through the
Copyright Clearance Center
Developed by Committee: D10
Pages: 28–38
DOI: 10.1520/STP47052S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6972-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6599-1