Accession Number : ADA263364


Title :   MIL-STD-1660 Tests of Plastic Box Pallet


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL


Personal Author(s) : Solberg, Jason


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a263364.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 20


Abstract : The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School (USADACS), Validation Engineering Division (SMCAC-DEV), was tasked by USADACS, Supply Engineering Division (SMCAC-DES), to test the 2,500-pound-capacity plastic box pallet. This report contains the procedures, results, and recommendations from the MIL-STD)-1660 tests conducted. As tested, the plastic box pallet failed MIL- STD-1660, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads.


Descriptors :   *ACCEPTANCE TESTS , *FAILURE , *STANDARDS , *DESIGN CRITERIA , *PALLETS , *AMMUNITION CONTAINERS , *PLASTICS , TEST AND EVALUATION , SHIPPING CONTAINERS , TENSILE STRENGTH , STRENGTH(GENERAL) , ARMY , QUALIFICATIONS , TEST METHODS , RAIL TRANSPORTATION , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)


Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Safety Engineering
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE