Accession Number : ADA263500


Title :   Performance Oriented Packaging (POP) Testing of the Plastic Container M621 (Inert) Loaded with Dummy Ammunition, Packaging Group II.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL


Personal Author(s) : Holcombe, Walter B


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a263500.pdf


Report Date : 28 Jan 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 7


Abstract : The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), has tested the M621 plastic ammunition container to verify if an alternative closure is required for this container to meet or exceed the requirements of the united nations recommendation on the transport of dangerous goods. The boxes were tested by the U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School (USADACS) by performing drop vibration and stacking tests. Five drops were performed from a height of 48 inches. (Flat-top, long side, short side, bottom and one corner). Package gross weight was 55 lbs. (Inert P-munition). The container met the requirements of 4H2.... Container, Plastic, M621 Army Dwg. 12013870. POP UN Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods.


Descriptors :   *DROP TESTS , *SHIPPING CONTAINERS , TEST AND EVALUATION , REQUIREMENTS , VIBRATION , AMMUNITION , PLASTICS , HAZARDOUS MATERIALS , STACKING , AMMUNITION CONTAINERS , PACKAGING , BOXES , WEIGHT , TRANSPORT


Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE