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Protect A Load Friction Mat Testing
Date : 16/01/2018
Author: Paul Dore,
Logistics Engineer, Engistics
Tel 0437 988 148
Reviewed: Mike Robertson
BEMech, CPEng, RPEQ
Managing Director, Engistics
Tel 0425 001 086
Introduction and Purpose of Testing
1. Cut length of strapping tape approximately 60cm longer than length required to encircle items to be secured2. Position strapping around items as desired. Where strapping meets, form a loop with each end, with...