mechanical traction


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mechanical traction

The use of a device or mechanical linkage (pulleys and weights) to apply a traction force.
See also: traction
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These mechanical traction test results are quite useful for comparing the relative performance of various materials for the test conditions used in the laboratory.
Mechanical traction testing was used as the primary indicator of performance for the test specimens.
Conducting mechanical traction tests on these sandals proved to be difficult due to the high traction performance and the upper design of these models.
Mechanical traction tests were conducted on the four rock surfaces using the control material, the most promising protomw material (material E) and two additional prototype materials.
These results were consistent with phase 2 mechanical traction test results.