Accession Number:

ADA261787

Title:

Transportability Testing of Commercial Container Improved Dunnage Method

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USADACS, Validation Engineering Division SMCAC-DEV, was tasked by USADACS, Transportation Engineering Division SMCAC-DET, to conduct rail impact tests to verify the safety of the loading procedures mentioned within this report. This report contains the procedures, results, and recommendations from the tests conducted. As tested, the improved dunnage method of bracing in commercial containers successfully passed rail impact testing.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE