Accession Number:

ADA386985

Title:

New Manufacturers of Wooden Pallets Utilizing Mechanical Nailers MIL-STD-1660 Tests

Descriptive Note:

Final Rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY DEFENSE AMMUNITION CENTER AND SCHOOL SAVANNA IL VALIDATION ENGINEERINGDIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center and School USADACS, Validation Engineering Division SIOAC-DEV, was tasked by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center ARDEC to conduct MIL-STD-1660 tests, Design Criteria for Ammunition Unit Loads, on 42- by 53-inch pallets using commercially available nails installed with mechanical nailers. Pallets were supplied by Madison County Wood Products, Inc. and Stewarts Forest Products, Inc. This report contains test results of pallets provided by each manufacturer meeting MIL-STD-1660 requirements.

Subject Categories:

  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE