Accession Number:

ADA180656

Title:

MIL-STD-1660 Test of Functional Pallets Systems, Incorporated Plastic Pallet.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

OAKLAND UNIV ROCHESTER MI SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USADACS has been tasked by U.S. Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command AMCCOM, SMCAR-ESK, Rock Island, IL to investigate various, less costly methods of unitizing ammunition loads. This test is an evaluation of the Functional Pallet Systems, Inc. of Grand Rapids, MI 40x48-inch plastic pallet and its suitability of transporting ammunition. The evaluation of this pallet is based on MIL-STD-1660, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads dated 8 April 1977. The loaded unitization was subjected to compression and transportation simulation tests. The pallet skids disintegrated during the transportation simulation portion of the test. Keywords Plastics Pallet Ammunition Transportation Units Load.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE