Figure 5-7.-Plain chute loading ramp.
Chute Loading Ramps
A chute loading ramp
Figure 5-8.-Layout and development of a scraper pit.
are unavailable. An elementary type of loading ramp is
the plain chute (fig. 5-7). Each ramp must be able to
is an expedient means of
support the heaviest equipment used, plus an impact
loading excavated material into trucks with earth
factor of 50 percent, and approximately 20 ton; of
moving equipment at sites where loaders and clamshells