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towbar design

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how do I calculate for tow bar design

RE: towbar design

with a paper pen and calculator

RE: towbar design

... which you use to balance your checkbook and pay an engineer.

Asking that question in that way suggests that you should not be designing towbars.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: towbar design

There is a comprehensive EC Directive covering the Design and Approval of Tow balls and Tow Couplings including the mandatory test requirements for such a system and how it must be marked.

I would imagine there is similar legislation in the US.

I sold around 25 fatigue test systems when the legislation regarding testing was introduced inn the Nineties.

A copy of the EC Directive can be found here.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/...

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