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Tundra Deflection Test

Objective: To determine the load bearing capabilities of the Tundra access mat.

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Span between supports – 68 inches
Weight – 11,050 lbs
Mat deflection at outside edge and in the center of span – 1 inch

Note: The chain connected between the top weight and the loader is slack and was left for safety purposes.

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Each concrete block weighs about 3700 lbs. About 2 inches of deflection occurred at the ends during this test. This mat is designed for very soft conditions and heavy loads.