Accession Number:

ADA237873

Title:

Performance Oriented Packaging Testing of Tank, Cartridge, 3-inch, Mk 5 Mod 1 for Packing Group II Solid Hazardous Materials

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS STATION EARLE COLTS NECK NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-06-21

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Qualification tests were performed to determine whether the in- service MK 5 Mod 1 3-Inch Cartridge Tank Dwg 300428 could be utilized to contain properly dunnaged solid type hazardous materials weighing up to a gross weight of 15.9 kg 35 pounds. The tests were conducted in accordance with Performance Oriented Packaging POP requirements specified by the United Nations Recommendations on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods and the Department of Transportations Title 49 CFR and the Final Rulings published in the Federal Register, Vol. 55 on 21 Dec 90. The tank has conformed to the POP performance requirements i.e., the tank successfully retained its contents throughout the specified tests.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE