Accession Number:

ADA273788

Title:

Performance Oriented Packaging Testing of PPP-B-621 Wood Box for 7.62 X 39mm AK47 Ball Cartridge for Packing Group II Solid Hazardous Materials. Revision A

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CRANE DIV IN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Qualification tests were performed to determine whether the in- service PPP-B-621 wood box used for shipping and storage of 7.62 x 39MM AK47 ball cartridges could be utilized to contain properly dunnaged solid type hazardous materials weighing up to a gross weight of 37 kg 81.5 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, STSGAC. 101 and the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49 CFR, Parts 107 through 178. The PPP-B-621 wood box has conformed to the POP performance requirements i.e., the box successfully retained its contents throughout the specified tests.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE