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Performance Oriented Packaging (POP) testing of the M621 Plastic Container (4H2).
Final rept. 4 Oct 91-1 Mar 92,
ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL
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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 ammunition. The container met the requirements of 4H2 container, plastic, M621 Army drawing 12013870. Performance oriented packaging, UN Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods.
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